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A SUPERB AND EXTREMELY RARE TURQUOISE-INLAID GOLD OPENWORK CHAPE, NORTHWEST CHINA, LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY BC

A SUPERB AND EXTREMELY RARE TURQUOISE-INLAID GOLD OPENWORK CHAPE NORTHWEST CHINA, LATE 6TH-EARLY 5TH CENTURY BC This chape is finely decorated on each side in a complex openwork design of eleven interlaced serpents within a border of stylized bird-heads that rise from small animal heads with turquoise inlay at the bottom corners that flank a band... more
Date
12 Sep 2019
Location
USA, New York

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