29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
EIGHT ORDOS BRONZE FITTINGS
CIRCA 6TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Including a rectangular openwork belt plaque with feline; an openwork circular buckle with two addorsed felines, rabbit above; two bronze studs, one with conjoined deer, the other with standing ibex; a belt hook decorated with stylized feline; an openwork circular plaque with central stylized deer and foliate border; and two openwork finials each with stylized animal with four flowers emerging above
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long max. (8)
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Acquired by the present owner's family in the 1960s.
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