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Title

Gold dragon belt buckle

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    163.2003
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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