A polished bronze model of a dragon carp 19th century
Lot 231
A polished bronze model of a dragon carp
19th century
Sold for £137 (US$ 215) inc. premium

Auction 19875: Asian Art
15 Nov 2012 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh
Lot Details
A polished bronze model of a dragon carp
19th century
Modelled with dragon like head with horns upon a fish body,
28cm long

Footnotes

  • In Chinese legend a mighty carp jumped over the Lungmen rapids and transformed into a dragon.
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