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Square Duck Pond

Pottery models of houses and farm structures were commonly included in Eastern Han burials to provide for the afterlife. Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)

Relief of a duck

Early Imperial

Duck

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Duck from BL Add 26968, f. 249v

Partial foliate border inhabited by a duck or a goose (?). Image taken from f. 249v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Lion and duck from BL Add 26968, f. 207

Partial foliate border inhabited by a duck, and marginal illustration of a lion perhaps connected to the word ~Judah~ appearing in the last line of the folio. Image taken from f. 207 of Prayer book (~Forli Sidd... more

Duck from BL Add 26968, f. 249v

Detail of a partial foliate border inhabited by a duck or a goose (?). Image taken from f. 249v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Dragon and duck from BL Or 2736, f. 312v

Detail of paintings of dragon and a duck at the end of a passage in ~Pirqei Avot~. Image taken from f. 312v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Five Scrolls (~Hames... more

Dragon and duck from BL Or 2736, f. 312v

Paintings of dragon and a duck at the end of a passage in ~Pirqei Avot~. Image taken from f. 312v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Five Scrolls (~Hamesh megillot... more

Duck and bird from BL Eg 1526, f. 286

Illuminated initial 'A' with a duck and bird, and puzzle initial 'I' at the beginning of Psalms. Image taken from f. 286 of Catalan version of the Old Testament (Genesis to Psalms). Written in Catalan.

Dish with a Swimming Duck

This dish belongs to a group of ceramics known as Kubachi ware. Named for a village in the Caucasus where this pottery was discovered in quantity, Kubachi wares are now thought to have actually been produced in... more

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

The mandarin duck corresponds to the seventh rank of civil officials.By the end of the seventeenth century, Qing dynasty norms had developed and taken hold in the iconography of rank badges. At that time the an... more

A Duck Sleeping near a Broken Wheel in a Farmyard, a Chicken beyond

Cornelis Saftleven (Dutch, Gorinchem 1607–1681 Rotterdam)

Cartouche with Duck and Nymphs

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck (?)

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Pan Box in the Shape of a Duck

This charming box stored the spices used for making pan, a mildly narcotic digestive whose main ingredients are betel nut and powdered lime. The form, of a sleeping duck, may be inspired by Chinese porcelains o... more

A Duck

Aert Schouman (Dutch, Dordrecht 1710–1792 The Hague)

Mallard duck (one of a pair)

Porcelain birds have their origins in the princely tradition of maintaining collections of living animals and birds in menageries and aviaries, which were viewed as microcosms of the universe, and emblems of ro... more

Duck

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1745–1784)

Mallard duck (one of a pair)

Porcelain birds have their origins in the princely tradition of maintaining collections of living animals and birds in menageries and aviaries, which were viewed as microcosms of the universe, and emblems of ro... more

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Rank Badge with Mandarin Duck

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Mallard Duck and Snow-covered Reeds

Kamo naku ya kaze fuki-shiwamu mizu no omoA duck quacks—as the wind wrinklesthe face of the water.—Trans. John T. Carpenter Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) ... more