This Dragon Head is a small sculpture from the Forbidden City. Dragon Head was usually a special component for imperial architecture in ancient times. It has the function of bearing the gravity of the pillar and drainage, and is also a decorative component in architecture. It is the connotation performance of Chinese ritual culture. When the rain falls in sheets, water gushes out of the mouth of 1142 dragon heads.
The water flows into a waterfall and down into the inner river.
Material - Solid brass and with two silver fangs
Measurements - 90 X 50 X 44 mm / 3.54 X 1.97 X 1.73 inches
Weight - 330 g / 11.6 Oz