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Pair of earplugs

Pair of earplugs

  • Place of origin:

    Burma

  • Date:

    3rd quarter 19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Green jasper. Cut, shaped and polished.

  • Museum number:

    03155A/(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Each is the same green, hollowed out ear ornament.

Place of Origin

Burma

Date

3rd quarter 19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Green jasper. Cut, shaped and polished.

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm, Diameter: 2 cm at narrowest point

Descriptive line

A pair of Burmese green jasper nga-daung (earplugs), Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885), ca. 3rd quarter 19th century.

Materials

Jasper

Techniques

Cutting; Shaping; Polishing

Categories

India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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