Lot 5234: A SILVER AND GOLD-INLAID BRONZE HORSE
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Naturalistically cast the recumbent horse with its head turned towards its tail, detailed with alert eyes of almond shape and well-groomed mane, the elegant body finely inlaid in gold and silver with stylized pattern, the metal of dark red tone with slightly green patina encrustation. Han Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Height: 1 1/4 in (3.2 cm) Length: 2 1/4 in (5.7 cm) Width: 1 3/8 in (3.5 cm)