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Necklace (kanthi)

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Necklace (kanthi)
90.940

Necklace (kanthi)
Rajasthan, 19th century
Gold, diamonds, emeralds
Acc. No. 90.940

Description:
The necklace (kanthi) of openwork foliate design centering upon a lotus in full bloom set with diamonds with graduating panels of lotus flowers set with diamonds on either side. A row of pearls set in gold cups on top and a fringe of emerald beads at the bottom. The necklace is attached to three gold chains. The reverse is enamelled with red and green floral motifs on a white ground.

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