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Horse saddle

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Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Chinese, Liao dynasty, late 10th–early 11th century A.D.

Dimensions

30 x 50 x 60 cm (11 13/16 x 19 11/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.678a-r

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze set of eighteen saddle fittings with chased and punched decoration of dragons, flaming-jewels, clouds and scroll works

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork