This finely cast fitting is very similar to one excavated from Han tomb no. 2 at Ganquan in Hanjiang, Jiangsu province, illustrated in Wenwu, 1981:11, pl. 2, fig. 5, and p. 6, fig. 15. See, also, the similar fitting from the Eastern Han tomb of Xianyu Huang (d. 125 AD) near Lancheng in Wuqing county, Hebei province, illustrated in Kaogu Xuebao, 1982:3, pl. 19, fig. 2. Another very similar fitting from the Worch Collection is illustrated with one from the Stoclet Collection by Umehara, Shina-Kodo Seikwa, Part III, Vol. I, pl. 64. See, also, two other very similar fittings; one sold at Sotheby's, New York, 4 June 1986, lot 258, and one included in the exhibition, Arts of the Han, J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 25 March-11 April 1998, no. 29.