Description Placed in a tomb, a dragon provided a means to get to heaven. But ceramic dragons were also modeled in times of drought: "When the dragon appears, then wind and rain arise to escort him."
- Netsuke: Miniature Sculpture of Japan. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Brewster, Pikesville, Maryland; Walters Art Museum September 1977, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Brewster, 1977
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