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Dragon

Animal, Mythological, Dragon

Works of Art (67)

Aquamanile in the Form of a Dragon, ca. 1200, North German, Copper alloy (47.101.51)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1200, North German, Copper alloy (52.24.1)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1200, North German, Copper alloy, glass inlay (47.101.52)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1400, German (Nuremberg), Copper alloy (1994.244)
Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial A: Cutting from an Antiphonary, ca. 1470–80, Cosmè Tura (Italian, Ferrarese), Tempera and gold leaf on parchment (11.50.1)
Banner, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), dated A.H. 1235 / A.D. 1819–20, Turkey, probably Istanbul, Silk, metal-wrapped thread, lampas, brocaded (1976.312)
Basin, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated 1774, China, Nephrite (jade) (02.18.689)
Bell, Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Spring and Autumn period, early 5th century B.C., China, Bronze (1988.20.7)
Beneficent Rain, Yuan dynasty, early 13th–14th century, Zhang Yucai (Chinese), Handscroll; ink on silk (1985.227.2)
Birth of the Buddha, Muromachi period, ca. 1400, Unidentified artist, Japan, Section of a wall panel; ink, color, and gold on silk (1993.478.1)
Bow case and quiver, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, shellac, wood, iron, and gold (2003.344a–c)
Bowl, 15th century; Timurid, Iran or Central Asia, Earthenware, underglaze-painted (32.33)
Bowl, Five Dynasties period, 10th century, Probably the vicinity of Shanglinhu, Zhejiang Province, China, Stoneware with carved and incised design under celadon glaze (Yue ware) (18.56.36)
Cadmus Fighting the Dragon Who Had Killed His Men, Léon Davent (French), after Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bolognese), Etching; sheet, trimmed within platemark (49.97.570)
Carpet with a compartment design, Safavid period (1501–1722), first half of 16th century, Iran, silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (10.61.3)
Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1250, English, Walrus ivory (17.190.231)
The Companions of Rinaldo Nicolas Poussin (French), Oil on canvas (1977.1.2)
Dagger hilt, ca. 1450; Timurid, Iranian; Attributed to Samarqand, Uzbekistan, Greenish black nephrite (02.18.765)
A Dominican Friar [Petrus de Cruce?] and a Companion below the Dragon's Tower, ca. 1417–20, Fra Angelico (Italian), Pen and brush with brown ink, on parchment (1972.118.260)
Double page from a Divan (Anthology) of Sultan Husain Baiqara, 1500; Timurid, Calligraphy by Sultan cAli Mashhadi, Afghanistan (Herat), Ink, colors, and gold on paper (1982.120.1)
Dragon and Clouds, ca. 1600, Attributed to Sadiqi Beg, Ink and watercolor on paper (2010.309)
Dragon Carpet, 19th century, Caucasus region, Wool, cotton; plain weave with supplementary-weft embroidery (Soumak) (1971.263.5)
Dragon wrapped around featherlike saz leaves, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), ca. 1550–70, Turkey, Istanbul, Main support: ink on paper, border: gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper (2000.424)
Dragon-handled jug with inscription, Timurid period (1370–1507), late 15th–first quarter of 16th century, present-day Afghanistan, probably Herat, brass, cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound (91.1.607)
Dragonesque Brooch, 1st century, Provincial Roman, probably made in Britain, Bronze with champlevé enamel (1980.450)
Enthroned Virgin and Child, 1210–1220, Said to be from the priory of Oignies, Belgium, Oak with traces of paint (41.190.283)
Ewer with Wild Man Finial, ca. 1500, German; Made in Nuremberg, Silver, silver-gilt, painted and enameled decoration (53.20.2)
Ewer, Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century; Yaozhou ware, China, Stoneware with incised, carved, and relief decoration under glaze (26.292.73)
Firefighter's Coat with Susanoo-no-mikoto and Sea Monster, Edo period, 19th century, Dark blue quilted (sashiko) cotton with freehand paste-resist decoration (1983.158a–c)
Helmet, 1350–1450, Mongolian or Chinese, Iron and gold (2005.270)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)
Intaglio Gemstone with Saint Theodore Teron Slaying a Multiheaded Dragon, 1300 or later, Byzantine, Black agate chalcedony with red-brown striations (1999.325.227)
Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon: Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1530, Attributed to Qasim, ibn 'Ali (active ca. 1525–60), Iran, Tabriz, Watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper (1970.301.51)
Isfandiyar's Third Course—He Slays a Dragon: From the Gutman Shahnama (Book of Kings), ca. 1330–40, Iran (probably Isfahan), Ink, colors, and gold on paper (1974.290.26)
Jar, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (37.191.1)
Ladle with dragon handle, Three Kingdoms period, 3rd century, China, Gilt bronze (1994.605.90)
Lion and Dragon in Combat, Safavid period (1501–1722), second half of 18th century, Signed by Muhammad Baqir (active 1750s–60s), Iran, Ink and watercolor on paper (1974.20)
Mandora or chitarino, ca. 1420, Northern Italy (Milan?), Boxwood and rosewood (64.101.1409)
Narbonne Arch, 12th century, French, Marble (22.58.1a)
The Old Dragoons of 1850, 1905; this cast, 1907, Frederic Remington (American), Bronze (07.77)
Ornamental drawing of a dragon, mid-16th century; Ottoman, Attributed to Shah Quli, Turkey (Istanbul), Ink, colors, and gold on paper (57.51.26)
Pair of stirrups, 16th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (1997.214.2a,b)
Pendant Icon, 17th–18th century, Ethiopia; Amharic, Wood, tempera paint (1997.81.1)
Pendant in the form of a knotted dragon, Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (ca. 475–221 B.C.), China, Jade (Nephrite) (1985.214.99)
Rafter finial in the shape of a dragon's head and wind chime, Koryô dynasty (918–1392), 10th century,Korea, Gilt bronze (1999.263ab)
Ritual basin, 7th–9th century, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara) or Central Asia, Bronze (1987.218.6)
Ritual food container (dui), Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 4th century B.C., China, Bronze inlaid with composition of bone black and lacquer (2006.117a,b)
Rug, 18th century, Caucasus, Wool (22.100.122)
Saddle, 17th–18th century, Eastern Tibetan or Chinese for the Tibetan market, Iron, gold, silver, wood, leather, and textile (1997.214.1)
Saints Peter, Martha, Mary Magdalene, and Leonard, ca. 1514–16, Correggio (Antonio Allegri) (Italian), Oil on canvas (12.211)
Scenes from the Story of the Argonauts, ca. 1465, Biagio d'Antonio (Italian, Florentine); Master of the Argonauts, Tempera on panel (09.136.1,2)
Scroll cover for an imperial manuscript, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, before 1764, China, Silk and metallic thread on silk (kesi) (41.123.2)
Set of saddle plates, ca. 1400, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise (1999.118)
Shadakshari Lokeshvara with Deities and Monks, late 15th century, Tibet, Distemper and gold on cloth (1985.390.3)
Shaft-hole axhead with a bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Silver, gold foil (1982.5)
Spouted ritual wine vessel (guang), Shang dynasty, early Anyang period, 13th century B.C., Possibly Anyang, Henan Province, China, Bronze (43.25.4)
Standing cup, Probably after a design by Reinhold Vasters (German), Jasper, partly enameled gold mounts, set with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and pearls (17.190.1703)
Sutra box, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403–1424), China, Red lacquer with qiangjin (incised and gilt decoration) (2001.584a-c)
Swords, with scabbard mounts, Sui dynasty, ca. 600, Chinese, Iron, gilt bronze, silver, wood (30.65.2)
Tapestry with Dragons and Flowers, 11th–12th century, Eastern Central Asia, Silk and metallic thread tapestry (kesi) (1987.275)
Textile with coiled dragons, Jin dynasty (1115–1234), China, Tabby, brocaded; silk and gold thread (1989.205)
Tomb panel with relief of figures in a pavilion, Eastern Han dynasty, early 2nd century, Shandong Province, China, Limestone (20.99)
Twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Jade (nephrite) (02.18.730)
Virgin Mary and Five Standing Saints above Predella Panels, 1440–1446, German; From the Carmelite church at Boppard-am-Rhein, Pot-metal glass, white glass, vitreous glass, silver stain (37.52.1–6)
Wine container (hu), Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period, early 5th century B.C., China, Bronze inlaid with copper (1999.46ab)
Winged cup (erbei), Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period, 3rd century B.C., Hunan Province, China, Lacquered wood (1974.268.4)
Yatagan, ca. 1525–30, Made by the Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü, Turkey (Possibly Iranian, active Istanbul), Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearl (1993.14)