Lot 309. A pair of enamelled and gilded parrot head bracelets, North India, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s
slender form with terminals in the form of confronted parrots, each with green bodies and white wings with red lozenges, the exterior of each decorated with floral stems on a red enamel ground, set with gemstones, the inner side with red and green flowers. Quantity: 2 - 7.7cm. diam.
Note: A very similar bracelet with confronting parrot-head terminals sold in Sotheby's New York, 4 June 1994, lot 175 and a pair sold in these rooms, 23 November 1987, lot 347.