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Silver-Gilt Pendant set with Rubies
India
19th century

diameter: 2cm, weight: 4g

This pretty pendant comprising a six petalled flower or pointed star within an open roundel is of gilded (gold-plated) silver and is set with 24 foil-backed rubies.

The pendant is from India and dates most likely to the 19th century.

It is stable and wearable.

References:
Untracht, O.,
Traditional Jewelry of India, Thames & Hudson, 1997.

Provenance: UK art market

Inventory no.: 3751

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