Antique Newari Silver Torque

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An excellent example of Newari metalwork


The Newar people have lived in the Kathmandu valley since prehistoric times.  This torque is a lovely example of their traditional handiwork.  It is solid metal chased with a central leaf motif, and typical tribal patterns climbing up the sides.  Please note that this torque is made of white bronze, not silver.
459.6 grams