The spiked surface of the bronze bangle has nearly disappeared completely and the H is now indistinguishable. It has a gorgeous patina and has been mounted on a custom built stand for display. The Chin are a Sino-Tibetan race, thought to have descended from central China. Within Burma, they predominantly inhabit Chin State, which is located in the mountainous north-west of the country, bordering Bangladesh to the west and India to the north.
Diameter: 6.8cm, 2.7 in (inside measurement)
Width of band: 1.1cm, .43 in
Weight: 90 grams
Period: Ava, 17th century possibly earlier
Ethnic Group: Chin
Provenance: Chin State, Burma