Bronze Bracelet with Bells, Vietnam, Dong Son culture, ca. 2500 BCE. Estimated Price: $400 – $600. Photo Artemis Gallery.
Rare ceremonial cuff. Solid bronze sheet in repeating « coil » pattern with each end adorned with 15 small bells – some still with bronze balls loose enough to make a rattling sound. Size: 4-1/2″ L x 3-1/2″ W. Slightly crushed, else excellent with bells still rattling.
Provenance: Ex-private D. Smith Collection, southern California, acquired before 1985.