large head of a beast with mouth open; phoenix looking over its back on PL side; twisting roaring dragon on PR side; green, tan, black and white glaze; separated into 2 parts with part of dragon and phoenix on top section

Roof Ornament, one of a pair, 16th-17th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Glazed earthenwareexpand_more

Gift of Ruth and Bruce Daytonexpand_more  2000.152.2a,b

G215expand_more
Details
Title
Roof Ornament, one of a pair
Role
Artist
Dimension
a:(lower section) H.18-1/2 x W.9-1/2 x D.23-9/16 in.; b:(upper section) H.15-5/8 x W.9-1/4 x D.23 in.
Accession Number
2000.152.2a,b
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large head of a beast with mouth open; phoenix looking over its back on PL side; twisting roaring dragon on PR side; green, tan, black and white glaze; separated into 2 parts with part of dragon and phoenix on top section