Dragon

Dragon

1700s or later

Bronze

Overall: 17 x 28.3 x 18 cm (6 11/16 x 11 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael de Havenon 1973.226

Description

This figure was probably originally meant to serve as the decorative foundation to a larger object such as a casket or urn. In transition from decorative motif to independent work of art, the nether half may have been an addition, evidenced by the seam along its torso.
--David Silvernail (March 2013)

See also
Collection: 
Sculpture
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Bronze

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