A gold 'pagoda' bracelet South India, 19th century | 十九世紀 南印度 金手鐲一組兩件
Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection
A gold 'pagoda' bracelet
South India, 19th century
十九世紀 南印度 金手鐲一組兩件
profusely decorated with twisted wires, filigree and granulation work, the central 'pagoda' on the bezel acts as the screw pin; together with a plain gold bracelet
'pagoda' bracelet: d. 6.1 cm; 94.2 grams
plain bracelet: 5.4 cm; 26.5 grams
The 'pagoda' bangle is in good overall condition, with signs of minor wear to metal commensurate with age. The other plain bangle with areas of tarnish to the surface, predominantly to the inner surface. Both bangles tested as approximately 16KT yellow gold on the surface.
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