IMPORTANT carved ChenXiang wood (agarwood) Chinese prayer beads bracelet in original bronze trinket box. Comprised of well strung thirty round carved ChenXiang wood with orange-reddish string.
The trinket box is round shape, with pewter interior and bronze exterior, five inscription labeled over the cover.
Aloes wood, also referred to ChenXiangMu or agarwood, diffuses a distinctive fragrance and hence it is highly treasured, especially in China, Japan, and Tibet. The wood is typically only found in small segments of usable material, which are traditionally pieced together to make small scholar's articles. Its aromatic qualities renders it valuable in the manufacture of incense.
Dimension: 10"L (box): 1.5"H x 5-1/4"H
Some stressed on beads, and molted patina on container, otherwise in Excellent condition.
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