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Earring

Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Yunnan (made)

  • Date:

    2003 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper alloy, with coral and imitation turquoise

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr John Clarke

  • Museum number:

    IS.19-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

A woman's earring (one from a pair) of the type worn in eastern Tibet. It is copper alloy, and embellished with coral and imitation turquoise. Purchased in Yushu, China, but made by Chinese goldsmiths in Yunnan, it was made for export into the Tibetan cultural area.

Physical description

Woman's earring made of copper alloy

Place of Origin

Yunnan (made)

Date

2003 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Copper alloy, with coral and imitation turquoise

Dimensions

Length: 13.5 cm

Production Note

made in Yunnan and traded into Tibet

Materials

Copper alloy

Categories

Jewellery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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