Cai Rang, floating market, Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Lunchtime at the Bac Ha Sunday market in North Vietnam by Luke Feighery
Little boy from the Red Dzao tribe, Sapa, Vietnam by Bien
Decorated Bronze Bracelet, Vietnam, Dong Son culture, middle of the 1st millennium BCE. Estimated: $900 – $1,200. Photo Artemis Gallery
One of the finest bracelets from this culture we have handled! Typical tapered form decorated on each end with scrolls in relief, 6 repeating bands of incised lines along the center section – entire bracelet split lengthwise to allow it to be spread for putting it on the young princess or young prince who wore it. Size: 5″ L. Condition Report: Near choice with fine powder blue/green patina
Provenance: Provenance: Ex-private southern California collection, acquired before 2000.
Miniature Dong Son Bull Bell, Vietnam or Cambodia, ca. 1st millennium BCE. Estimated: $200 – $300. Photo Artemis Gallery
Small cast bronze bell with bull’s head and horns in relief, large bale and suspension loops on each side; horizontal lines as added decoration. Size: 1-3/4″H. Condition Report: Intact and excellent
Provenance: Ex-private Smith collection acquired more than 20 years ago.