Silk horse mask from the Xianbei ruled dynasty which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 A.D.
In black and gold urushi lacquer, with fine mother-of-pearl inlays with aquatic landscapes on both sides.
A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
With scenes of pine trees and three drawers.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
Mounted on a custom hardwood stand