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Asian Art

Stirrup

first half of 14th century

Iron. Inlaid designs of dragons and formal abstract

6 1/4 × 5 in. (15.9 × 12.7 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard Balensweig, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1972.123.7
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Dr. Howard Balensweig, (1921–2011) and Carolyn Balensweig, (born 1945), New York: gift in 1972 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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