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Large Silver Anklet

Madhya Pradesh, India
early 20th century

external diameter: 11.3cm, internal diameter: 5.5cm, weight: 522g

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Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

This heavy (it weighs more than half a kilogram) silver anklet is covered in applied granulation work. It has been cast in two part and is hinged, opening by means of a single screw topped with a bud-like finial.

A related example is illustrated in Hoek (2004, p. 139).

References

Hoek, C., et al, Ethnic Jewellery: From Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands, Pepin Press, 2004.

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