Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Dragon Head Architectural Roof Ornament
Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Dragon Head Architectural Roof Ornament Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Dragon Head Architectural Roof Ornament Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Dragon Head Architectural Roof Ornament

Chinese Shanxi Province Pottery Dragon Head Architectural Roof Ornament

Ref: P2360
Hand crafted as part of a roof ornament, this large, antique Chinese ceramic clay figure depicts the head of a fierce dragon, used to ward off evil spirits from buildings. It displays a traditional green glaze with accents of gold. This ceramic architectural roof tile now makes an interesting sculptural accessory.
PERIOD
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
DATE
c. 1720
DIMENSIONS
Width 20 Depth 8 Height 15 in.
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