Let’s find the Mischievous Monkey!
Gallery 231

Did you Know? The Monkey is curious, mischievous and clever. The monkey is creative and playful, and finds a way to have fun every day. Can you find the monkeys on these fittings? Are these fittings exactly the same? Yes, they are identical. We do not know how these fittings functioned, maybe they were part of a chariot for royalty! What do you think?

Pair of fittings possibly for chariot. China, Warring States Period (475-221 B.C. E.). 3rd Century B.C.E., Gilt Bronze inlaid with glass. 2000.15.1