Singele antique Omani silver bracelet

Antique Omani silver bracelet
  • Description

Rare single very narrow silver bracelet with bosses or or worn down spikes. According to the British Museum it is made form a silver band that is hammered into a Moult (die-stamped) not sure if this is correct. Diameter 6.4 cm. Height 1.3 cm weight 65 grams.

 

 

Arab names: Banjiiri bu nujum / Muschawwaka

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Northern Oman?

References:
  1. Disappearing treasures of Oman 1998 by Avelyn Foster page 71
  2. Arab & Islamic Silver by Saad Al-Jadir 1981   Stacey International  p 93
  3. British Museum on-line collection number 2012,6010.10 weight 92 grams Diameter 6.3 cm  Height 1.8 cm
  4. Islamic Art in Oman page 352