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BAODING IRON BALL China Two Sounding Boxed Metal Balls With Instructions

£13.00

BAODING IRON BALL China Two Sounding Boxed Metal Balls With Instructions

Baoding Iron Ball: famed as one of the ‘three treasures’ of Baoding, China, is a traditional product renowned at home and abroad. The production of Baoding Iron Ball dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and it has been made meticulously by Baoding hand-craftsmen through the ages. … It is a treasure necessary for the aged to build up physical strength and remove disease… The balls are gold coloured with bird decoration. The silk patterned covered box which contains the balls is 5” x 2 ¾” x 2” in size. It comes not only with the two balls 1 ½” diameter each but with the instructions in Chinese and English. Made in China.

The staple in the book is rusted otherwise the whole is in good condition. Age unknown.

Weight unpacked 400g

SKU GJB955 27

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