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17c Indonesian silver/pewter EARRING ex EILENBERG coll

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1091455

17c Indonesian silver/pewter EARRING ex EILENBERG coll
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Dmitry Levit Asian Art
617-945-5920


$125 

17th century Indonesian metal earring from Sulavesi. The metal is rather soft, and may be either pure silver or pewter - I am not sure. Wonderful work, beautiful surface with great feel of age, pleasantly heavy. Height 1 11/16 inches. The piece comes from the collection of Samuel Eilenberg - tags attached - a world-renowned mathematician and a legendary collector. He was the recipient of 1986 Wolf Prize, mathematics’ equivalent of a Nobel Prize. He was equally bright as a collector, his area of ...click for details

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