John B. Flannagan
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 x 24 1/2 x 25 in. (12.7 x 62.2 x 63.5 cm) (show scale)
Bequest of Edith and Milton Lowenthal
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John B. Flannagan (American, 1895-1942). Dragon Motif, 1932-1933. Granite, 5 x 24 1/2 x 25 in. (12.7 x 62.2 x 63.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Edith and Milton Lowenthal, 1992.11.11 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.11.11_bw.jpg)
overall, 1992.11.11_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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Flat 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.
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