Ornament of a dragon

citation

Gilt-metal headdress ornament of a coiled dragon with leisi 累丝.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Mid-17th - early 20th century
Medium
GIlt metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.4630
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Metalwork
Type

Ornament

Keywords
China, dragon, filigree, Paul Singer collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), wirework
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Description

Gilt-metal headdress ornament of a coiled dragon with leisi 累丝.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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