Lot 136

FOUR ORDOS BRONZE GARMENT PLAQUES Ordos, Circa 5th – 4th Century B.C. Of S-shape with addorsed felines, holding hold doe heads in their mouths, 5cm high, (4) Literature: A similar example is in the Sackler collection, see: Emma C. Bunker, Ancient Bronzes of the Eastern Eurasian Steppes, New York 1997, no. 176A, p. 228. For another similar example see: Jean Paul Barbier, Art des Steppes. Ornements et pièces de mobilier funéraire scytho-sibérien dans les collections du Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva 1996, no. 23, p. 44. Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Estimate: £400-£600