Antique Silver Bronze Bracelet ETJ10


This antique tribal silver bangle is from a Hmong village in northern Laos. Made for a child, it is composed of about 60% silver and 40% bronze and is decorated with simple incised designs. The hand of time has smoothed over the etched design, creating a smooth, attractive patina.

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The Hmong are a colorful hill tribe people whose homeland is in the mountainous regions of southern China. Hmong living in Laos number around 200,000 and are divided into four sub-groups; the White Hmong, Striped Hmong, Red, and Black Hmong.

Diameter: 5cm, 2.25 in
Width of band: 20mm, .8 in
Weight: 55 grams / 1.94 oz
Period: 19th century
Provenance: Northern Laos

Reference: Paul & Elaine Lewis, Peoples of the Golden Triangle p.39

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