Square Dragonfly Plate

Location: Germany
Age: Jurassic (180 Million Years Old)
Size: H28cm W28cm D2cm
Availability: Sold

Ancestors of the dragonfly have been found to date up to 325 million years, so you could say they are in the autumn of their lifespan. Basho wrote “Crimson pepper pod / add two pairs of wings, and look / darting dragonfly” relating the dragonfly with Autumn.

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