iron

A clothes iron in cast bronze with circular pan for holding hot charcoals, smooth and flat base for ironing clothes and a socket for fitting with a handle, which is not present. It is decorated on the exterior with three lobed panels enclosing stylised dragons against a ground of swirling leiwen (thunder) pattern.

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