4947

Enquiry about object: 4947

    Your First Name (required)

    Your Last Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your Country (required)

    Your Message

    Large, Splendid Silver Anklet (Milna Payal)

    Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    19th century

    approximate diameter: 13cm, weight: 467g

    Available - Enquire

    Provenance

    Christie's New York; Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

    – scroll down to see further images –

    This dramatic, museum-quality anklet is made of a series of solid silver interlocking units joined to a twelve-sided cube which contains the opening screw mechanism. The cube has been beautifully engraved with floral motifs and has prominent bud-like finials.

    A related example is illustrated in Untracht (1997, p. 275).

    References

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

    Dozens of items are added to our website each month. Be among the first to know about them.
    Sign up to our monthly catalogue