H0046-L169360999

Lot 173. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 25,000 GBP (28,985 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.

the hinged clasps rendered in the form of two confronting makaras, decorated with red, green, white, and blue enamels, the interiors with floral vines, set with foil-backed facet-cut diamonds to exterior and two cat-eye stones on heads; each: 7.8cm. diam.

Provenance: Family of Hari Singh Nalwa (1791-1837), by descent.

Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30 AM