A 'Thewa' parure, Pratapgarh, Rajasthan, India, 19th century
comprising a necklace, a pair of earrings, a bracelet and a brooch, each piece worked with intricately designed and incised gold sheets depicting hunting scenes fused on green coloured glass
necklace: 42cm. long, 16 1/2 in.
bracelet: 16.5cm. long, 6 1/2 in.
each earring: 6cm. long, 2 3/8 in.
brooch: 4.5cm. diameter, 1 3/4 in.
Previously in the collection of Maharajah Man Singh;
Gifted by him in 1878 to Patrick Carnegy (1825-1886) for his wife Isabella Butter then to her granddaughter;
Dame Beryl Oliver (1882-1972);
whose gift these were to her niece Lady Smith