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Pair of Kerala Silver Bangles

Palakkad Area, Kerala, South India
19th century

7cm, combined weight: 153g

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Provenance

UK private collection

This pair of silver bangles appear to have been cast for a child and are believed to have been used in a small region between Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

They are cast from silver and are in two parts. A screw mechanism holds them closed on one side and the other side was held closed by an another element, possibly a chain.

Their bold design and the precision of their form makes them particularly striking.

They are in fine condition.

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