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Buckle

Object Number:41-37-219
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Central Asian
Provenience: Inner Mongolia (uncertain)
Ordos
Period: Han Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Han?
Early Date: -206
Late Date: 220
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Tiger
Bird
Nest
Credit Line:Purchased from William Mayer, 1941
Other Number:K-13 - Other Number

Description

Buckle, half. Brass. Bird on nest modified. Small rectangular loop in back of large circular ring which has been made into an elongated tiger whose head and tail meet at the junction with the rectangular loop. One foreleg and one hind leg project inward into the ring. Dark green patina.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

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