Asian Art

Pair of Belt plaques with Confronted Bovines

3rd–1st century B.C.E.

Bronze

2 3/8 × 4 7/16 × 1/4 in. (6 × 11.2 × 0.6 cm)
2 3/8 × 4 7/16 × 1/4 in. (6 × 11.2 × 0.6 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2010.205.13a-b
Geography: 
Mongolia, China
Culture: 
China, Mongolia
Period: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 B.C.E.), Warring States period (47
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

With TK Asian Antiquities, Williamsburg, Virginia, by October 2009; sold to The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn. and New York, October 21, 2009; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2010

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