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€ 750 - £ 662.03 - $ 879 - C$ 1154.93

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ASIA EXCEPT CHINA
BRONZE FIBULA FROM KHMER
KHMER / SIAM / BURMA / VIETNAM
KHMER CAMBODIA 12 Th cent. AD
Object certified authentic and sold with an expert certificate. Satisfied or your money back.
Object :
Nº 1012
Material :
Bronze
Type Object :
Objects of the everyday life
Dimensions :
Diam: 8.5 cm (3.3")

 

Bronze with beautiful green patina and cuprite crust deposits. Ancient rounded fibula with a domed central body, probably used for closing a garment. Excellent state of preservation.

The lost wax casting technique used by the Khmers forced them to employ a knowledge closer to that of modelling than to sculpture. Their bronzes have technical affinities in fact, with both stucco and terracotta. It is believed that this technique was brought to the Khmer by the Mon people from the north east of Thailand. The first bronzes of Asia seem to have originated from the Indus Valley and date as far back as 2400 BC.

€ 750 - £ 662.03 - $ 879 - C$ 1154.93

All purchases must be paid in Euro. Other currency prices for indication only