Art of the Steppes/Ordos ca 4°-1° century BCE Oxidized copper alloy. L. 6 cm
Beautiful classic plate showing a horse supporting a smaller one on its back. They probably have an ornament in the shape of a ball on their head.
An approaching plate kept in the collections of the Barbier-Mueller Museum of Geneva, Inv.200-45 is reproduced in the catalogue "Art des Steppes" Musée Barbier-Mueller 1996, n°20 p 43.
- Collection of Mr. and Mrs. L. (Paris) built up in the years 1970-2000.
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