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Pendant

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Object Number:29-235-79
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 17th Century - Mid 20th Century
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1975
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Fish
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:37 - Sommerville Number
29-221-37 - Original Number
92-1-220 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Loop of metal at top of this piece suggests that this is a pendant. Two ornate fish which appear to be hooked to top of pendant. Fish are belly to belly, making the design symmetrical. Pendant is hollow.

Sommerville List: Silver gilt talisman, two fish bound together. from Singapore

Double fish pendant - large brass.

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