Asian Archery Thumb Ring Estate Auction - Scofield Auctions

Asian Archery Thumb Ring Estate Auction

Willard E Bishop Single Owner Collection


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From 3/18 at 9am to 3/22 at 2pm 

(142) archery thumb rings from as far back as 221 BC, with some reference material. Over half are Jade, other stones, bone/horn, metal, wood & ceramic.

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Began: 03/18/16 at 9:00 AM EDT
Ended: 03/22/16 at 2:00 PM EDT
INSPECTION
Began: 03/20/16 at 12:00 PM EDT
Ended: 03/20/16 at 4:00 PM EDT
Location: Holiday Inn- Nashua, 9 Northeastern Blvd, Nashua, NH 03062


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Holiday Inn- Nashua

9 Northeastern Blvd, Nashua, NH 03062

Robert Frost Room

 

Willard E Bishop wrote an article in the November 1954 Archery magazine about this collection. Both the magazine and the original manuscript are being sold, in addition to the individual thumb rings

Materials for the rings: over half are jade with some other stones including mawsitsit, turquoise, lapis; (11) bone or horn; (6) metal (a rarity); (16) wooden; and some ceramic.

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