A matched set of lacquered leather, finely decorated with gradient colors and black and gold detailing.
Carbon dated to 1175-1275 A.D. with 95,4% certainty, the height of the Mongol conquest period.
It's face covered with beautifully lacquered leather, in that characteristic earlier style.
Of the 19th century. Ex Stephen Selby collection.
Of an early type with dramatic widened shape.
Of slender type with a chiseled iron knot shaped bolster.