Miao counterweight

Large hand forged and wound Miao silver apron counterweight/clothing ornament which would be tied to the back of the apron and used as a counterweight in the traditional costume. The spiral shape represents the never ending cycle of life. Silver alloy. Miao people. Southwestern China. Early 20th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 15 x 33 (6" x 1'1"). Price on request.

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