Bronze Statue of an Arowana 'Dragon' Fish For Sale
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Bronze Statue of an Arowana 'Dragon' Fish

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A large bronze sculpture of an Indonesian Arowana, or "Dragon Fish". Arowanas, now an endangered species for which some people pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for one live specimen, symbolize power and prosperity in Asian culture. This derives from the fish's resemblance to the Chinese dragon, considered an auspicious symbol. The large scales and double barbels on its chin are features shared by the Chinese dragon, and the large pectoral fins make the fish resemble "a dragon in full flight".

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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5 in. x W 16 in. x D 1.75 in.H 12.7 cm x W 40.64 cm x D 4.45 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    09 INDO 6949
  • Reference Number
    LU825011997931
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