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Indian Gold and Garnet Turban Jewel

Antiquities - India and Region


LOT 0760

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 690 - 920
USD ($) 750 - 990

Opening Bid: £540 (EUR 622; USD 671)
INDIAN GOLD AND GARNET TURBAN JEWEL
16th-17th century AD

A hollow-formed gold discoid plaque with outer ring of rectangular cells each set with a cabochon garnet, central rosette of larger similar stones with triangular cabochons to the spandrels; rear stud in knotted configuration; probably Deccan workmanship. 4.46 grams, 18mm (3/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
From the Knee family collection; acquired by Win Crockett, the current owner's mother, part of her jewellery collection formed in the 1970s-1990s; thence by decent 2005.

Literature
See Schimmel, A., The Empire of the Great Mughals, London, 2004, item 67 for similar cabochon settings; see Chadour-Sampson, Beatriz and Israel, Nigel (editors), Jewelled Arts of Mughal India, Jewellery Studies 10, 2004, for similar pieces and settings.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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