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Gigantic Asian Inscribed Prayer Beads
Huge Asian Chinese vintage yak beads that are absolutely gorgeous each one is engraved with black lettering and animals. There is a Rat..Ox..Tiger..Rabbit..Dragon..Snake..Horse..Sheep..Monkey..Rooster...Dog ...and Boar. They are strung together with a smaller bead and then hand tied at the top with brown cord. Each bead is the size of a quarter ,but they are round and firm. The condition is excellent. Absolutely mind boggling piece of vintage.. c late 40s to early 50s These are not ivory but Yak Bone