A RARE VASE FROM 19TH CENTURY VASE WITH FIVE CLAWED DRAGON MOTIF. Historically, the Chinese dragon was associated with the. And used a symbol to represent imperial power. The founder of Han dynasty. Claimed that he was conceived after his mother dreamt of a dragon.
Emperors wore robes with dragon motif as an imperial symbol, and high officials might also be presented with dragon robes. The two-horned five-clawed dragon was designated for use by the. Or Emperor only, while the four-clawed dragon was used by the princes and nobles.Similarly during the Ming and. The five-clawed dragon was strictly reserved for use by the Emperor only. The item "Beautiful c1860 rare chinese bronze vase, 5 claws royal dragons sculpted vase" is in sale since Monday, October 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques".
The seller is "exoteartgallery" and is located in copenhagen. This item can be shipped worldwide.