Lot 1280: Chinese Ordos Horse Buckle Plate Pair
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-2nd century BC. A pair of gilt bronze matched buckle plates decorated with two opposed horses lying on their backs and with back legs splayed; scrolling floral pattern to the top and rope border surround; two hooks to the underside. 100 grams total, 10.5cm (4 1/4"). Property of a London collector; by inheritance from his grandfather; acquired during travels in the Far East in the 1920s. 
Condition Report: Very fine condition.