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Asian Art

Belt Plaque with Animal-Combat Scene

3rd–1st century B.C.E.

Gilt bronze

2 3/8 × 5 3/16 × 1/4 in. (6 × 13.2 × 0.7 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2010.205.5
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
China, Ordos, Inner Mongolia
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York; purchased on 6/17/2007 by The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn. and New York; gift in 2010 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.