Belt plaque: three horses, one on top of the other, within a border

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 5181
Type: bronze, lead, gold and silver; metalwork; accessory
Date of production:
6th century BC
Easter Zhou dynasty
Place of production:
Materials: bronze
Dimensions: height: 4.7 cm
width: 3.3 cm
The upper and lower horse figures on the decorative plaque are shown in profile from the right side, while the central horse is shown facing in the opposite direction. The horses have round eyes.The surface of the horse figures is slightly in relief.