Lot 38. A pair of enamelled and gemset gold bracelets, Jaipur, North India, second half 19th century. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($8,532 - $11,376). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016
The shaft of each of triangular-section with a hinged quarter-section released by a screw, the interior decorated with a polychrome enamel floral design, the exterior decorated with alternating inset rubies and emeralds, in velvet-lined fitted box; .Each 3¼in. (8.3cm.) diam
Note: Bracelets of similar triangular section and with similar attachment mechanism, are in the Khalili Collection, attributed there to Jaipur, 1860-70 (Pedro Moura Carvalho, Gems and Jewels of Mughal India, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, vol.XVIII, London, 2010, no.149, p.257).
Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC & INDIAN WORLDS, 21 April 2016, London, King Street