Indo-Pacific Art

Braided Chain with Pendant

3rd to mid-7th century

Gold; cast

Chain with pendant: 2.525 x 54 cm, 16.86 g (1 x 21 1/4 in., 37.17 lb.) Chain : 0.5 x 54 cm, 13.274 g (3/16 x 21 1/4 in., 13.274 g) Pendant: 1.5 x 2.4 cm, 3.589 g (9/16 x 15/16 in., 3.589 g)
Gift of Valerie and Hunter Thompson
2007.142.330a-b
Culture: 
Java
Period: 
3rd–7th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Java, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

The Hunter Thompson Collection of Ancient Javanese Gold

Bibliography: 

John Miksic, Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 114, fig. 11.

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