A collection of animal-style bronzes by Unknown Artist

A collection of 29 works consisting of 21 animal-style bronze plaques from the Ordos region of China including griffin-headed horses, a tiger carrying a ram in its jaws, a tiger attacking a stag, stags confronted on either side of a bear-headed man standing on a pillar.


Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£300 ( Total: £300)
Acquired in:
1950
Vendor:
M Henri Metz, Nice

Also one stealite plaque; a pole filial and six belt-hooks.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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