Chinese ivory archer ring

800.00 

Chinese ivory archer ring in a circular shape, with black crackles.

Description

Chinese ivory archer ring in a circular shape, with black crackles.

Used since more than 4000 years in Asia to protect the thumb during archery, archer rings became more and more refined during the Qing dynasty, and finally  became pieces of jewelry, made with a variety of decorations and materials, similarly to chinese snuffbottles.

Height: 2,7 cm

Qing dynasty

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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