Silk Road Collection
East Asia

The Gold Buckle

  • East Asia
  • Ordos, China
  • from the 5th to the 3rd centuries BC
  • The Warring States period
  • gold-plated bronze
  • 10.5cm in length

The hooks and decorative panels used by the Huns, a normadic people who lived in northern China. The animal patterns were suitable for the nomadic people. The design is unique. The antlers show great vigor.