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A diamond and emerald-set enamelled necklace, North India, late 19th century
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175
A diamond and emerald-set enamelled necklace, North India, late 19th century
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A diamond and emerald-set enamelled necklace, North India, late 19th century
comprising articulated openwork metal settings designed in a foliate manner, set with facet-cut, foil-backed diamonds, featuring carved emeralds in hexagonal mounts, with a tear-drop, en-suite pendant terminating with a hanging large uncarved emerald, enamelled on the reverse in red, green, blue and white with foliate details on each setting, with a metal-thread string, in box
22cm. height; 17.1cm diam. (jewelled section only)


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Provenance

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

Catalogue Note

It is interesting to compare this example with a Baleora (necklace) attributed to Jaipur, mid-nineteenth century, illustrated in Krishnan and Kumar 2001, pp.302-3, inv. no.508.

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