On offer here is a rarely available very beautiful 1900's (Early-Mid) Old Straits Settlements Malayan Peranakan Pure Vintage Silver Very Unique Wired Antique Ladies Belt.
Belts and buckles are among the most conspicuous articles of personal ornaments made for the Peranakan Chinese. They are commonly noted for their ingenuity of design and intricacy of workmanship.
Basically, this consists of a flexible band composed of a network of up to several thousand pieces of interlocking rings or links of various shapes arranged to form a regular pattern of some sort, and superimposed at regular intervals on the obverse side.
Very typical of the hand-made artisanal Nonya belts of a bygone era. A very beautiful and happy piece of jewellery that will standout proudly in any collection.
Rarely available, hard to come by, very few in existence today. Authenticity 100% guaranteed.
Buckle Dimensions: -
Weight. 10.2+• grams. (Silver)
Length. 73 mm (7.3 cm)
Width. 25 mm (2.5 cm)
Belt Dimensions: -
Weight. 139.5+ grams. (Silver)
Length. 665 mm (66.5 cm)
Width. 17 mm (1.7 cm)
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