Foliate Tray with a Dragon and Waves

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Foliate Tray with a Dragon and Waves

lacquer work / Yuan Dynasty / China

Place of production:China

Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl inlay

最大径33.0、高2.4

1枚

Important Cultural Property

This work depicts a dragon against a backdrop of waves and mountains. The scales of the dragon are inlaid with blue shells while the dorsal fin and claws are inlaid with red shells.

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