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Articulated model of a dragon

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Inscription

高石重義作

Signed

Takaishi Shigeyoshi saku

Provenance

1963, gift of Mrs. W. Donnison Hodges (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Donnison Hodges

Japanese, late Edo period–Meiji era, second half of the 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Length x width: 194.3 x 37.5 x 71.1 cm (76 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

63.628

Medium or Technique

Forged and chiseled iron with gilding; the tongue of copper, the pupils of shakudô

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork