Silver, Acanthite, Quartz
Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu Co., Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province, China
Miniature, 3.4 x 3.0 x 1.7 cm
Beautifully burnished, curved and curled silver wires are very aesthetically perched on matrix of metallic-bright acanthite and quartz from a new find at the Hongda Mine of China. This piece bears strong resemblance to classic Kongsberg wire silvers.