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Two bronze plaques, which constitute a set of buckles, are decorated with winged horses in a galloping attitude in high relief. One plaque, with the horse facing left, has a slot near its rounded end. The plaques have a fine patina.
Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1955), no. 62.
Handbook of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1967), no. 90.
Cambridge, Fogg Museum, "A Selection of Ivories, Bronzes, Metalwork and Other Objects from the Dumbarton Oaks Collection," Nov. 15 - Dec. 31, 1945.
Said found at Yü-lin-Fu, city on the Great Wall in Northern Shensi province, China.
Purchased from C. T. Loo, Paris, 1925.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks.
Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 1940.
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Byzantine Collection, Washington, D.C.