Heavy, High-Grade Silver Cuff Bracelet
probably Pashtun People, Pakistan/Northern India
interior diameter at widest point: 6cm, band thickness: 3cm, height: weight: 173g
This bracelet of ‘C’-shaped form is of solid, thick, high-grade cast silver. It is decorated with two bands of floral and oval and diamonds motifs within twisted wire borders.
A related example is illustrated in van Cutsem (2002, p. 163).
The bracelet is weighty in the hand, and have plenty of wear consistent with age.
van Cutsem, A., A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America, Skira, 2002.
private collection, UK.
Inventory no.: 3963