Female Attendant with Qin Bronze Waist Charm

c. 1850
$580 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 1.5" D: 1.0" H: 3.0"
Materials
Bronze
Collection #
BJAA043C
Estimated Shipping
$25

Originally cherished as a lucky waist charm, this figure of a robed female musician holds a qin, a traditional Chinese stringed instrument representing the union of heaven, earth and humankind. Made of cast bronze around 1800, the charm was kept close at hand to ensure good fortune and protection.

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