Crown of the Sho Royal Family of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Description:
Royal crown manufactured by Chinese Imperial Workshops. A rounded helmet with gold bands running front to back studded with beads of coral, crystal, jade, and glass. Helmet is pierced by a gold hairpin with a knob on one end.
Additional Information: crown; Okinawa; Japan; royalty
Category other,jewelry
Reference Number 00436
Maker/Artist China
Materials Gold; coral; crystal; jade; glass; silk
Measurements 18.40 x 21.80 cm; y: 14.60 cm
Time Period 18th-19th Century



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