Lot 30: A SET OF THREE BRONZE HORSE WARRANTS, MA-PAE
December 8, 2016
Prague 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
Bronze plaques with 5, 4, and 3 stylised figures of horses. These were used to identify secret imperial inspectors and authorised them to commandeer horses for their missions.
Korea, Joseon Period (17th century). Diameter 10 cm.