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A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
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178
A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century
the hinged clasps rendered in the form of two confronting elephants with entwined trunks, decorated with red, green, white, blue and black enamels, the interiors with floral motifs, set with foil-backed facet-cut diamonds to exterior
Quantity: 2
each: 8 by 8.3cm. max.
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Provenance

Maharaja Shri Pratap Singh of Idar (1845-1922), Gujarat.
Thence by descent, UK.

Catalogue Note

A similar example is illustrated in Stronge, N.Smith and J.C. Harle, A Golden Treasury: Jewellery from the Indian Subcontinent, Victoria and Albert Museum,  1988, p.90, no.84.

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