Attribute to 19th Century. Bronze, lively fierce expression; oxidized patina; vertically twisted body easy to display. 36.25″ h, 8″ w,20″ d.
this pair of bronze dragons came out of China in the 1900s when China opened to the outside world. The dragon stands for the heavenly king, symbol of power. The pair shows sign of oxidation of the bronze, exhibiting a bluish-green patina. This pair, with the body twister up instead of spread along, makes for easier display.