A PAIR OF GEM-SET AND ENAMELLED BRACELETS (KADA), NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900
A PAIR OF GEM-SET AND ENAMELLED BRACELETS (KADA), NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900
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PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN NOBLE FAMILY

A PAIR OF GEM-SET AND ENAMELLED BRACELETS (KADA), NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 GBP

PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN NOBLE FAMILY

A PAIR OF GEM-SET AND ENAMELLED BRACELETS (KADA), NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900

Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot Sold:30,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a European noble family


A PAIR OF GEM-SET AND ENAMELLED BRACELETS (KADA), NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1900


each with internal band decorated with polychrome enamelling featuring flowerheads on a white and gold striped ground, the exterior set with rubies and emeralds on one side and diamonds and emeralds on the other, seed-pearl and diamond-set fringe at top, clasps for fastening 


(2)


each: 8.5cm. max diam.


Condition Report

Both in good condition, some oxidisation around settings, stones foil-backed with some oxidisation and discoloration to foiling, minor wear as consistent with age and use, internal enamel with some wear, 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.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Gifted by Asaf Jah VI Mir Mahboob Ali Khan Siddiqi, 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (1866-1911).

Catalogue Note

A similar pair, previously in the Al-Thani collection, was sold at Christie's New York, 19 June 2019, lot 55. 

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