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Zoomorphic Bronze Plate, Ordos, Ca. 1st C.

Zoomorphic Bronze Plate, Ordos, Ca. 1st C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1337185

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Embossed plate of pointed shape, decorated on its top with a bird head and with a geometric frieze around its rim. The plate is probably a harness element, with two tenons at its back inside. Bronze, with partly encrusted green and red patina. Ordos Culture, 1st century BC/1st century AD. Length: 12 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. Provenance: auction sale Arnaune & Prim in Toulouse, France, may 14th 2002. Expert: M. Cohen. A rare object.