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The Chinese dragon

In Chinese mythology, the dragon is not a force of evil but a beneficent creature, inhabiting the skies and the seas. Originally a rain divinity, the impressive animal with scales, claws and piercing eyes came to symbolize imperial power.

Väggmålning, Interiör, Fotografi, Photograph

Sirén, Osvald

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Dragons ready for the dragon fight

National Library of Scotland

Dragon dance

National Library of Scotland

Dragon built by the Chinese in France to entertain British troops

National Library of Scotland

Dräkthake, Personliga tillbehör, Garment hook, Belt hook

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Fragment

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Vas, Husgeråd, Vase

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Hänge, Pendant

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Dräkthake, Personliga tillbehör, Garment hook, Belt hook

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

robe/man's<'chi-fu'

Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

Hänge, Pendant

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Dragon

Rijksmuseum

Drum

Royal Engineers Museum, Library & Archive

Ovoid vase with two pearl chasing dragons

Rijksmuseum

Flower pot with two pearl chasing dragons and two carps

Rijksmuseum

Vase

Rijksmuseum

Bowl with pearl chasing dragons above swirling waves

Rijksmuseum

Cup with a pearl chasing dragon

Rijksmuseum

Door handles

Rijksmuseum

Double gourd-shaped ewer with iron red spots and a handle in the shape of a dragon

Rijksmuseum

Saucer-dish with pearl chasing dragons against a green ground

Rijksmuseum

Bowl with three legs and the handle in the shape of a dragons head

Rijksmuseum

Kendi shaped like a dragon

Rijksmuseum

Bottle vase with three shishi and a dragon

Rijksmuseum

Pitcher with small dragons

Rijksmuseum

Vase with dragons

Rijksmuseum

Baluster covered jar with two pearl chasing dragons

Rijksmuseum

Square wine ewer with coiling dragon as spout and handle

Rijksmuseum

Dragon

inconnu

KIK-IRPA, Brussels (Belgium)

Vas, Husgeråd, Vase

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Sigill, Skriv/Måleriverktyg, Seal

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

boucle d'oreille

inconnu

KIK-IRPA, Brussels (Belgium)

veste

inconnu

KIK-IRPA, Brussels (Belgium)

Scallop-shaped covered bowl with a leaf-shaped stand with dragon

Rijksmuseum

A bronze zodiacal sphere upon an ornate dragon stand, made by Jesuit priests from the orig…

Wellcome Collection

robe

inconnu

KIK-IRPA, Brussels (Belgium)

Bowl with two green pearl chasing dragons on a yellow ground

Rijksmuseum

Box with dragons and pierced cover

Rijksmuseum

Pear-shaped bottle vase with prunus blossoms, hoo-birds and a moulded dragon

Rijksmuseum

Dräkthake, Dräkt, Garment hook, Belt hook

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

dräkt, paraddräkt, generalsdräkt, costume, garment, armour, uniform, garb

Museum of Ethnography

shoulder-guard/Manchu soldier's

Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

dräkt, kejasardräkt, costume, garb, garment

Museum of Ethnography

Banyan and waistcoat, man's, made from a Chinese dragon robe, Italian, 1780-1810.   

Victoria and Albert Museum

Fonds Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966). IX. Craig collectionneur / The collector. IX. G. Co…

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966). Producteur d'un fonds

National Library of France

Evening dress, navy and gold silk beaded with Chinese motifs, French, Paquin, 1925.  Sleev…

Paquin; Paquin (Designer)

Victoria and Albert Museum

figurine

Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

Kaffekanna, Qianlong, Qingdynastin.

Hallwyl Museum

Vierkante trommel met een afbeelding van een Chinese draak voor thee

Deventer Museums

wierookvat

onbekend

KIK-IRPA, Brussels (Belgium)

Ring in de vorm van een draak

Rijksmuseum

Miniature image of a European man on a dragon

Rijksmuseum

Mantle of a bridal costume

National Museum of World Cultures Foundation

Flag

National Museum of World Cultures Foundation

Vrouw met draak

Rijksmuseum

Chinese Dragon and Lion Dance Gala : 23.05 2016

Kuyavian-Pomeranian Digital Library

Plakett

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Terrass, Arkitektur, Fotografi, Photograph

Sirén, Osvald

Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Paeonia 'Chinese Dragon'

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh