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鎏金神獸紋銀帶板
Belt Plaque with Mythological Creature

Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
North China
Medium:
Gilt silver
Dimensions:
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.43.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
[ Laiyuan & Company , 1918; sold to MMA]
New York. Asia House Gallery. "Animal Style in Nomadic Asia," January 15, 1970–March 15, 1970.

Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. "Animal Style in Nomadic Asia," April 2, 1970–May 31, 1970.

de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. "Animal Style in Nomadic Asia," June 12, 1970–July 19, 1970.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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