Lot 1277: Chinese Ordos Bear Buckle Plate
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-2nd century BC. A bronze openwork buckle plate depicting a pair of bears attacking a horse or deer with elongated body; scrolling pattern to border ending in bird's heads. 137 grams, 11.5cm (4 1/2"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.