© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Number: AB0319-0908
TANG DYNASTY STYLE FIRE-GILT COPPER REPOUSSÉ FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL CREATURE
Fire-gilt copper repoussé
China, style of the Tang dynasty – presumably dating to the late Qing dynasty

Displaying superior craftsmanship quality this richly fire gilt copper repoussé figure shows a mythical creature which at first glance appears like a phoenix, however with a fire-spewing dragon head as its behind. Archaic patterns are neatly incised around the entire body.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 11.5 CM
Condition: Very good condition with rich Malachite patina in places
Provenance: Estate of an Austrian private collector

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