17 - 18 September 2015
A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL FIGURES OF DRAGONS
LATE QING DYNASTY
Made in mirror image, each is shown striding, with tail curled and head turned backwards. The jaws are open and the mouth is fitted with a small socket for the insertion of the separately made vapor that supports a brocade ball.
12 in. (30.5 cm.) long
Acquired in San Francisco, 2000.
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