13 November 2001
A SET OF FIVE GOLD AND SILVER-INLAID BRONZE AXLE FITTINGS
Han dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)
Three similar, cast as a ribbed cylinder with a broad base, inlaid in gold and silver with scrolling patterns, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) diam.; the remaining two of cylindrical shape with double ribs, inlaid in gold and silver with scrolling patterns, 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) and 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) long (5)
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Acquired in December 1993.
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