A SOUTHEAST ASIAN GLASS INLAID PARCEL GILT RED LACQUER MAKARA DRAGON, IN THE LAOTIAN TASTE, 19TH CENTURY, the chimeric mythical beast with elephant trunk, flaming mane, a double helix beard, plates of armor, profuse scales, flaming wings, and dolphin form tail, raised on horse hooves and in a flying gesture with tucked legs; the whole painted with red lacquer and gilt, and encrusted with clear, green, red and blue glass fragments, a small lead seal stamped tag attached with emblem image of Nakhanet (Ganesh), opposed by three characters. Height: 17 3/4" Width: 5" Depth: 40 1/2"
Losses throughout, cracks, dust debris, gilt rubbing, likely later painting, but overall in fair to good condition, wear commensurate with age.
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