Hebei province, Northern China, ca. 600 BC
Gilded bronze and turquoise
Length : 11,5 cm
Provenance : Private collection, Beijing.
A. Eskenasy, Paris
This large ornamental plaque of a bouncing onager is quite a rare and important example, gilded and inlaid with turquoise.
For a comparable gold pectoral of a leopard previously in the collection of Joseph Gerena see the reference below.