Research: Luce Center for American Art

Dragon Motif
Accession #1992.11.11
Artist John B. Flannagan
TitleDragon Motif
Date1932-1933
MediumGranite
Dimensions5 x 24 1/2 x 25 in. (12.7 x 62.2 x 63.5 cm)
Credit LineBequest of Edith and Milton Lowenthal
LocationVisible Storage: Case 29, Shelf F (Sculpture)
DescriptionFlat circular disk carved with relief of bird's eye view of dragon on top; dragon has long, crocodile-like snout and slanted eyes; below the front legs, the dragon's torso merges into and wraps around the disk in a clockwise direction with tail ending at proper right side; one of its rear legs appears next to the proper right front leg. Condition: Good