1900's (Early-Mid) Straits Settlements Malayan Old Peranakan Pure Vintage Silver 5-Links Antique Gentleman's Belt.
On offer here is a rarely available very beautiful 1900's (Early-Mid) Old Straits Settlements Malayan Peranakan Pure Vintage Silver 5-Links Antique Gentlemen's 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. Fairly priced! Buckle Dimensions: - Weight. 39.1+ grams. (Silver) Length. 105 mm (10.5 cm) Width. 80 mm (8.0 cm) Belt Dimensions: - Weight. 250.7+ grams. (Silver) Length. 850 mm (85 cm) Width. 50 mm (5.0 cm) Self-pickup! You are looking at an original quality listing by Emporium-Antiquities.com. With 100% excellent Feedback, you can buy with confidence! Thank you for viewing this listing. Please feel free to email any questions - email@example.com Keywords: Golden Gold Silver Platinum Diamond Emerald Ruby Sapphire Jade Opal Coin Medal Thaler Taler Yen Won Dollar Cent Peso VOC British Straits Borneo Sumatra Java Batavia Malaya Aceh Malacca Singapore Malaysia Indonesia Japan DPRK North Korea Cuba China Sultanate Victoria Edward George Elizabeth Dragon Eagle Proof UNC Uncirculated Merchant Trade King Emperor Queen Gift Present Piastre Indochine Cochin Ducat