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Garment Plaque with Three Stags

1st–2nd century
Northeast China
Bronze wrapped with gold sheet
H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor Thaw , New York (until 2002; donated to MMA)
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