A gem-set gold bird-form pendant, India, probably Deccan, 19th century
rendered in the form of a bird with outstretched wings and tail feathers, the breast mounted with a diamond medallion, gold body and neck set with cabochon gemstones, the beak with drop pendant pearl, wings and tail feathers with attached gems, string for fastening
bird: 7.5 by 6.5cm.
The pendant in good overall condition, with some oxidisation and dirt encrustation in interstices, the stones foil-backed, some with cracks in stones, not tested, the pendant stones from wings and cord for fastening probably later, as viewed.
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