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Asian Art

Recumbent Dragon

possibly 17th century

Bronze with polychrome

13 1/4 × 18 in. (33.7 × 45.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1954.48.13
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Tuan Fang collection, 1910; Lee Van Ching; P. Jackson Higgs, New York, 1926; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 205, no. 412, ill.

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