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Crown of the Sho Royal Family of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Royal crown manufactured by Chinese Imperial Workshops. A rounded helmet with gold bands running front to back studded with beads of coral, crystal, jade, and glass. Helmet is pierced by a gold hairpin with a knob on one end.

  • Description: Stolen
  • Category: Other Jewellery
  • Maker: China
  • Materials: gold
  • Measurements: 18.40 x 21.80 cm, y: 14.60 cm
  • Period: 18th-19th century
  • Additional Information: crown Okinawa; Japan; royalty

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