Research Collections
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Description
A gold, snake-like, dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten beneath lo…
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Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 0.8 x 4.9 cm
Description
A gold, snake-like, dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten beneath locking barrel clasp at other end.
Subject
Whyte home
households
adornment
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Images
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