Articulated model of a dragon

竜自在置物

Japanese
late Edo period–Meiji era
second half of the 19th century
Artist Takaishi Shigeyoshi (Japanese)


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 194.3 x 37.5 x 71.1 cm (76 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 28 in.)

Accession Number

63.628

Medium or Technique

Forged and chiseled iron with gilding; the tongue of copper, the pupils of shakudô

On View

Walter Ames Compton, MD Gallery (Gallery 280)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

高石重義作

Signed

Takaishi Shigeyoshi saku

Provenance

1963, gift of Mrs. W. Donnison Hodges (Accession Date: May 8, 1963)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Donnison Hodges