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mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)
Subject: mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)
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Lotus and Mandarin Ducks LACMA M.78.39.jpg
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mandarin duck (Aix galericulata)


Artist Xie Jin (China, 1747-1819)
Title Lotus and Mandarin Ducks 
Description
English:
China, Qing dynasty, dated 1818
Paintings
Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Krashen (M.78.39)
Chinese Art
Date Dated 1818
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lotus_and_Mandarin_Ducks_LACMA_M.78.39.jpg

The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is a perching duck species found in East Asia. Aix is an Ancient Greek word used by Aristotle to refer to an unknown diving bird, and galericulata is the Latin for a wig, derived from galerum, a cap or bonnet.

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