Dragon-headed Stand

Dragon-headed Stand

1200s

Part of a set. See all set records

Cast brass inlaid with silver

Overall: 7.2 x 19.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1952.8

Description

Themes of hunting and combat are evoked by this stand with gaping dragon heads and figures armed with swords.

See also
Collection: 
Islamic Art
Department: 
Islamic Art
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork

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