Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Flower-Shaped Plaque

period of Tibetan rule
mid-7th–9th century
Northwest China/Eastern Central Asia
H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ Rossi & Rossi Ltd. , London, until 2002; sold to MMA]
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