Plaques of this type would have been fitted together on a leather base to form a belt. Numerous plaques, variously decorated with foreigners, musicians, dancers, performers and servers, are in museum collections. For examples with musicians, see Zhongguo Yuqi Quanji, vol. 5, pls. 53 and 62; Jadeware (II), The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong, 1995, pls. 22 and 23; and the set of ten plaques depicting various musicians, from a belt in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, illustrated in Bulletin, Summer 1990, p. 59, fig. 75.