Lot 203. A gem-set and enamelled pendant necklace, India, 19th-20th century and later; 62cm. max. length. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.
designed as a gem-set floral arrangement from which rows of seed-pearls connect to an openwork crescent-form hinged panel with hanging details and seed-pearl and bead fringe, reverse in polychrome enamel, with hook above for fastening.
Provenance: Previously property of an Indian maharani.
Private collection, UK, since the early 1970s.
Sotheby's. ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INDIA INCLUDING FINE RUGS AND CARPETS, 01 Apr 2020