© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-832
A CHAM REPOUSSÉ GOLD AND SILVER HAIR COMB
Champa, late classical period, c. 10th century. The decorative comb is made of silver and shows very narrow teeth. The the upper part with a repoussé gold overlay in the front showing fine floral designs.

Condition: Very good condition with some of the teeth slightly bent and other expected traces of age and wear.
Provenance: A private owner, acquired from the collection of Dr. Istvan Zelnik several years ago.

Weight: 23.4 g.
Dimensions: Height 4.4 cm, Width 8.1 cm.
Metallurgic analysis: Fine gold content (24K): Weight 14.3 g.

Literature comparison: Similar silver combs are published in Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms from the Collection of Dr. Zelnik Volume 1, nos. 7, 8 and 9 (page 88), Budapest 2007.

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