An old carved red cinnabar bangle bracelet. Dragon wraps around the circumference surrounded by clouds. Excellent detail beautifully rendered. Flat inside, rounded outside.
We have several of these bangles. Each one is slightly different as they are hand carved. These bangles were acquired from the estate of a jewelry dealer who specialized in vintage and antique Asian jewelry.
Interior circumference 7 7/8". Exterior diameter 3-1/4" Interior diameter 2-5/8". 5/8" wide. Excellent condition. Fine vintage cinnabar carving. China.
Cinnabar produced 40+ year ago have deep hand carving not found in cinnabar bangles produced today which are mostly molded plastic resin.