Pair of bracelets

This pair of heavy gold bracelets from the Bugis people of south Sulawesi is decorated with applied filigree and granulation. The filigree ornamentation of south Sulawesi is especially delicate and flows in rather loose, meandering leafy scrolls, as seen on this pair of bangles.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th centuries
Region
South Sulawesi
Dimension
refer to parts
Accession No.
2002-00614
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Edmond Chin
Category
Gold