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Armbands (bazuband)

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Armbands (bazuband)
57.10/5 (a-b)

Armbands (bazuband)
Rajasthan, late 19th century
Gold, diamonds, enamel
Acc. No. 57.10/5 (a-b)

Description:
The pair of armbands (bazuband) in the form of wide gold bands each set with rows of table-cut diamonds in rectangular vertical interlocking units that end in loops decorated with gold foliate on a blue enamel ground. The pieces are threaded through the loops to fit together the band is flanked on either end by table-cut diamond foliate panels. The reverse is decorated with red, white, blue and green enamel floral motifs.

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