April 8, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 127
 

127

A Japanese patinated bronze dragon and rock crystal sphere
Meiji period

The finely-modeled sinuous three-clawed dragon clutching a small rock crystal sphere in one claw, its eyes gilt, bearing a larger loose rock crystal sphere on its back, the underside of the belly inlaid with a cartouche inscribed "Kazumi Zo" (2).

H: 5, L: 9 in.

Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Sold for $13,860
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

The finely-modeled sinuous three-clawed dragon clutching a small rock crystal sphere in one claw, its eyes gilt, bearing a larger loose rock crystal sphere on its back, the underside of the belly inlaid with a cartouche inscribed "Kazumi Zo" (2).

H: 5, L: 9 in.

Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania

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