A DIAMOND AND EMERALD-SET ENAMELLED PENDANT WITH PEARL STRING NECKLACE, INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
gold pendant with kundan-set, foil-backed diamonds and emeralds in a stylised foliate design on crescent-moon, reverse polychrome enamelled with peacock, parrots and floral details, with three hooks, later mounted as a necklace with pearl-string strands and cord for fastening
pendant: 5.5 by 4.1cm.
pearl string necklace: 16cm.
Some oxidisation visible to foil backing of diamonds and emeralds, missing pendant to underside of pendant, set-later with pearl-strings, enamel strong although some rubbing, as viewed.
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