John B. Flannagan (American, 1895-1942). <em>Dragon Motif</em>, 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)

Dragon Motif

Artist:John B. Flannagan

Medium: Granite


Dimensions: 5 x 24 1/2 x 25 in. (12.7 x 62.2 x 63.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 1992.11.11

Image: 1992.11.11_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: Good

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