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Belt Buckle

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1st-2nd century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Belt Buckle, Artist Unknown (China)
Belt Buckle: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Gold, turquoise, and agate
Size: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 9/16 in. (6.35 x 10.8 x 1.43 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Eastern Han dynasty, 1st-2nd century
Physical Description: hammered winged dragon design, with 10 colored stones set on back, neck and eyes
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2002.10.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009