This fantastic 19th century plaque features elaborately painted dragons flying in the clouds. They are surrounded by butterflies. The auspicious scene symbolizes good fortune and happiness. The plaque is solid wood and hand painted with exotic mineral colors. The choice of colors and style of depiction are traditional Mongolian. The border and presence of double sashes further indicate its Mongolian origin. Such a piece was often the front of a Mongolian chest. The back of this piece has bronze hooks allowing it be hung easily.
All original. Solid Wood. Beautiful patina. This piece will add a sense of exotica and mystery to your interior.
34.5" w x 36" h x 1" d
34" to top rim of the plaque, 36" to top of the left peg.