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pair of dragon-shaped chariot fittings
  • China
    active: China
  • pair of dragon-shaped chariot fittings, circa 300 BCE, Warring States period (BCE 481–BCE 221)
  • Where object was made: China
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: each 9.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 3 3/4 in
  • Gift of Laurence Sickman
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet B5
  • 1985.0026.a,b
Label Text

Bronze chariot fittings, spiral design of animals (identified as dragons) clasping their tails. Set in a custom designed padded box of Chinese silk.