Pyu Culture period, 200-1000 CE, Western Myanmar
An extremely rare dyed carnelian bead with a special design from the Pyu Culture period, 200-400 CE, Western Myanmar. Original, hand cut, dyed and carved. The holes are ancient, handmade, irregular, funnel-shaped. Its colour is original, probably enlarged at modern time to make the piece wearable. Nice ancient patina. It has been cleaned in a tumbler from the centuries deposits, so it surface is smooth . In good condition.
L : 13 mm , D : 9 mm Shipping as registered mail-pack.
The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
Acquired by Dr. Zelnik, mid 90's in Paris from the colelction of a former EFEO employee.
This lot comes from the unique collection of Dr. István Zelnik.
Former diplomat, Asian Arts collector, Researcher
Founder and president of the Zelnik István Southeast-Asian Gold Museum
The largest private collection of Asian art resulting from more than 50 years of collecting
Publications of Dr István Zelnik:
More than 20 essays on Southeast-Asian politics and economy, presentations on international conferences
Co-author of 10 albums and books on Southeast Asian Art.
The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this lot.
The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged.
The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.
The Tibeto-Burman speaking Pyu people migrated in approx. the second Century from China into Burma and are the county’s earliest recorded inhabitants.
Most of pre-Pyu Culture flourished around the Samon Valley in central Myanmar.
They established the Pyu kingdom which remained powerful and influential for a millennium.
The kingdom established important trade ties with the Chinese and Indians from whom they adopted some practices such as Buddhism.
|Member since:||April 24, 2016|
Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
|United Kingdom||$ 23.46|
|United States||$ 29.33|
|Rest of Europe||$ 23.46|
|Rest of the World||$ 29.33|
Save shipping costs
You can pick up this lot from the seller: Budapest (), Hungary.
Question about this lot?