MALAY GOLD AND SILVERWORK – TAASA Review June 2022
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Michael Backman R elatively little has been written about the exquisite gold and silverwork of the Malays.
Much of this is imprecise, if not wrong.
Malay silver and goldwork also tends to be under-represented in collections, both public and private, usually in favour of other groups whose production – stimulated by demand from collections – was much later, more accessible and showier. ...