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    Pair of Indian Bronze Anklets

    Andhra Pradesh, North India
    19th century

    length: approximately 14.4cm, width: approximately 10.1cm, combined weight: 884g

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    UK art market

    This fine pair of solid-cast bronze anklets would have been worn by a woman, possibly of the Kond community of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa.

    Of elliptical design and raised at each end, they also have sections of chiselled vertical bands.

    The pair are sculptural, decorative and in excellent condition.


    Barnard, N., Indian Jewellery, V&A Publishing, 2008.

    van Cutsem, A., A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America, Skira, 2002.

    Jain-Neubauer, J., Feet & Footwear in Indian Culture, Bata Shoe Museum/Mapin, 2000.

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

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