Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Chariot Trappings, 200–400
    Provincial Roman, perhaps Thrace
    Copper alloy with champlevé enamel; Largest plaque: 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. (14.3 x 9.7 cm)
    Purchase, Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen Gift and Fletcher Fund, 2000 (2000.505a–o)

    These brilliantly colored enamel pieces were probably used to decorate and adorn the outside of the harness and horse from a ceremonial chariot. While their exact origin is unknown, they may come from the Roman province of Thrace, or what we now call Bulgaria.

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  • Chariot Trappings, 200–400
    Provincial Roman, perhaps Thrace
    Copper alloy with champlevé enamel; Largest plaque: 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. (14.3 x 9.7 cm)
    Purchase, Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen Gift and Fletcher Fund, 2000 (2000.505a-o)

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