Lot 1282: Chinese Ordos Devouring Beast Plaque Pair
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-2nd century BC. A bronze pair of matched openwork buckle plaques in the form of a leonine beast with striated decortication on the body to indicate fur; small figure of a stag in its mouth. 85 grams total, 70mm (2 3/4"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s. [2, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.