Dragon Table is a Piece of History. Originally carved for
Grace Slick and Paul Kantner of the Jefferson Airplane this
magnificant piece of fine art is as beautiful and solid today
as the day it was completed on Dec. 5, 1976 and installed
in their living rooom overlooking the Golden Gate.
years, it was the center piece for practice sessions of the
Jefferson Starship. Most of the top rock and roll celebraties
of the 70's and 80's played music with Paul and his family
seated on or around the Emperor Dragon. If only the Dragon
could talk! What stories he could tell, and what music he
Outside Measurements of Table fully assembled:
(Back of Cape to far ege of tail): 96"
of Table at its widest point: 56"
of table top: 11"
of head at top of cape: 32"
piece breaks down into 8 hand carved parts:
a. Head with removable Tongue (two pieces)
of head (back of cape to tip of tongue): 40"
of head (floor to top of cape): 32"
of head: 11"
(removable): 25" x 3" x 2.5"
Solid Brazilian Rosewood table top. 79" x 56" x 1" thick with
2" outer border.
Tail, Solid California Walnut. 5" thick x 22" spiral circle
(this serves as a seat)
4 Hand Carved California Walnut feet with Ebony Toe Nails.
20" long x 5" wide x 8" high
Head: Solid Brazilian Rosewood with Angico Cape, glass eyes,
elk antler tip teeth.
b. Tongue (removable): Solid Vermillion with Ebony hinged
lid, solid gold Eye of Horus Inlay with mother of Pearl eye
and Ruby eye lid.
of tongue exposed: 8"
length of tongue: 25"
is removed by standing behind the Dragon Head and unscrewing
two warts(Rosewood) on either side of the head which releases
the locking mechanism enabling the tongue to be pulled out
of the head like a drawer. There is a secret compartment on
the inside end of the tongue which once contained a solid
silver dragon box (the essence of the Dragon).
c. Table Top: Solid 1" Brazilian Rosewood with 2" rim-border.
5 Toed Feet: California Walnut with Ebony Toe Nails. Connecting
hand carved legs are Basswood and connect to hidden Basswood
body underneath the table.
Tail: California Walnut
Fine Art Appraisal: $95,000 + California Sales Tax & Delivery