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Ritual + Culture / A JAVANESE GOLD RAM-FORM EARRING INDONESIA, 10TH-15TH CENTURY

Lot 1016
A JAVANESE GOLD RAM-FORM EARRING
INDONESIA, 10TH-15TH CENTURY
3 – 11 October 2019, 23:00 HKT
Online, Hong Kong

Sold for HK$8,287.50 inc. premium

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A JAVANESE GOLD RAM-FORM EARRING

INDONESIA, 10TH-15TH CENTURY
2.5 cm high
10.475 g

Footnotes

A delicately cast and incised gold U-shaped ram-form ear ornament. The pointed vegetal forms see on this ear ornament were popular in the Early Classic Period. (Miksic, 2011)

References
Miksic, J. (2011). Old Javanese gold. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York acc. no. 1998.544.132, 1998.544.67a, b
Metmuseum.org. (2019). [online] Available at: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/49965?&searchField=All&sortBy=Relevance&where=Indonesia&what=Gold&ft=*&offset=240&rpp=80&pos=317

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