A PAIR OF DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED BRACELETS SET WITH PEARLS, NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
each set with foil-backed diamonds designed as flowerheads against a blue enamel ground, the interiors with polychrome enamelled flowers, the external edge set with pearls between red enamel loops
each: 8.5cm. max. diam.
Both in good condition, some of the foil-backing oxidised, one with a missing diamond, some of the enamelling rubbed particularly to extremities, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
An almost identical bracelet was sold at Sotheby's New York, 19 September 2008, lot 258.