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Auction Closes At: 11:09:00 03/06/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 407. Ordos Gilt Bronze Plaque
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $500.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Central Asia
Culture or Country: Central Asia.
Period: Ca. 3rd - 1st century B.C.
Size: 2-3/4L. x 1-3/4W.

Description: Openwork cast gilt bronze plaque depicting a profile horse, attributed to the Xiongnu people. The Xiongnu people, by the 3rd century BC they already formed a vast steppe confederacy stretching throughout the Eastern Eurasian steppes. The artifacts most commonly associated with the Xiongnu are the belt buckles. These plaques were often produced by Han craftsmen, as most have been indeed found in Western Han tombs, suggesting that they were made for Chinese patrons with exotic taste or for the Xiongnu as a gift or a trade item. Some remaining gilt surface on a blue-green patina. Intact. A nice example.
Provenance: Ex. Poon Collection, Hong Kong, early 1990s. Private Collection, Connecticut, 1993.
Shipping Fee:
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International: $100.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Ordos Gilt Bronze Plaque

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Bagoas $500.00 1 3/6/2024 10:59:09 AM

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