Post By Sticks1
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May 29, 2012, 04:52 PM
I am hoping the experts can help me with this one:
I got this today at a yard sale. The folks said that their grand father had it in his family for a long time. It appears to be brass. It is approx 6 1/2" long X 2" tall X 2 1/2" wide. I can not locate any markings on this yet. I haven't seen any like this one on the internet. I am purely speculating when I say it's Chinese. ..Any one guess age or what it's for?
Much appreciate the experts great knowledge.
May 29, 2012, 05:02 PM
does the jaws hinge or move? as I saw one years ago that they did, it was a nutcracker.
May 29, 2012, 06:46 PM
May 30, 2012, 12:08 AM
I'm thinking it's a dragon boot scraper. Do the tips of his horns on his back look as if they maybe scratched or worn more smoothly than the rest of him? Neat find, Breezie
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May 30, 2012, 09:42 AM
It brings good luck. Happy 2012 - the year of the dragon. Keep it in the house for good feng shui.
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May 31, 2012, 07:10 PM
its not very old but cool looking
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May 31, 2012, 07:14 PM
Would make a killer door handle!
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May 31, 2012, 07:32 PM
This one is pretty close but not exact.
Sellarts.com . Antique Brass Dragon (BR08)
This site explains what different dragons mean. Maybe you can find a match on here, happy hunting.
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