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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (made)

  • Date:

    2003 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper alloy and imitation turquoise

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr John Clarke

  • Museum number:

    IS.21-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

A low-cost modern copy of the Tibetan saddle ring, a type named after its resemblance to the high-shouldered Tibetan saddle. This piece forms one element in a range of traditional jewellery types that are being made on the spot in Yushu market (Sichuan) using mass- produced kaolin moulds produced in Chengdu.

Physical description

Saddle ring made of copper alloy

Place of Origin

Tibet (made)

Date

2003 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Copper alloy and imitation turquoise

Dimensions

Length: 3.5 cm, Width: 3.7 cm

Production Note

made in Yushu market

Materials

Copper alloy

Categories

Jewellery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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