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Cap ornament

Cap ornament

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1400-1600 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold filigree, semi-precious stones

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Edwin Harold Wallis

  • Museum number:

    M.46-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cap ornament, made of gold filigree and granulated work set with semi-precious stones and with spaces formerly set with kingfisher feathers.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1400-1600 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Gold filigree, semi-precious stones

Dimensions

Width: 3.8 cm, Height: 3.7 cm

Descriptive line

Cap ornament, gold filigree, China, Ming dynasty, 15th to 17th centuries

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Filigree; Granulation

Categories

Accessories; Jewellery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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