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Headdress decorated with two dragons confronting a flaming jewel

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Provenance

1940, exchanged with Yamanaka and Company, New York, by the MFA (Accession Date: November 14, 1940).

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, by exchange

Chinese, Liao dynasty, late 10th–early 11th century

Dimensions

20.6 x 62 cm (8 1/8 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.749

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver with repoussé decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment