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Collection

An image of Gold dragon belt buckle by

China

Title
Gold dragon belt buckle
Place of origin
China
Period
Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
Media category
Metalwork
Materials used
gilt-copper
Dimensions

2.8 x 6.2 x 2.2 cm

Credit
Gift from the J.H. Myrtle Collection 2003
Accession number
163.2003
Location
Not on display
Further information

In the central raised square of this three-sectioned gold filigree belt buckle is a front-facing five-clawed dragon with a pair of large horns among clouds. The two side squares are occupied by smaller four-clawed dragons.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, January 2012

Exhibition history (1)

Dragon (2012), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 2012–06 May 2012