Reclining Water Dragon Stone

c. 1600
$980 USD
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Dimensions
W: 10.0" D: 8.0" H: 8.0"
Materials
Limestone
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJB042
Estimated Shipping
$100

In many instances, in traditional Chinese arts, a material inspires the form to be. In this case, an 18th to 19th century artisan saw a water dragon, symbolizing light and positive forces, in a humble piece of limestone. He carved the stone to bring the creature and its fiery breath to life.

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