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Chinese Late Qing Gilt Bronze Recumbent Dragon Paperweight Sculpture

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Cheshire Antiques Consultant

This antique has been viewed 17 times in the past month with the most views from France.


1 Rare Small Chinese Antique Gilt Bronze Recumbent Dragon Paperweight Late Qing Dynasty Sculpture.
Sino Tibetan cast in the form of a mythological dragon mythological animal and poised in recumbent position.
Looking upwards, revealing teeth with its ears touching its back, Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers.
Particularly control over water, rainfall, typhoons and floods.
The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck for people who are worthy of it in east Asian culture.
Gilt over cast bronze.
Superb quality approx weight under 1kg.
Circa early beginning of 20th century.
Highly sought after by collectors.
Fine display item for a Tv film theatre studio props shop.
Condition report.
Offered in overall fine used old worn condition having beautiful patina.
Having some noticeable scuffs, scratches, wear commensurate with usage & age.
No makers mark.
International worldwide shipping is available please ask for a quote.
Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.
Cash upon collection is welcome.
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Dimensions in centimetres approximate
High (5.5cm)
Wide (2cm)
Length (9cm)
Delivery information
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 5.5 cm (2.2")
Width = 2 cm (0.8")
Depth = 9 cm (3.5")

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Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Rose Cottage
Warrington Road,
Mickle Trafford
United Kingdom

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