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Title

Gold dragon belt buckle


Artists

Unknown Artist


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


Details


Place where the work was made

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



Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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