A GOLD-FOILED TRADITIONAL INDIAN NECKLACE ELEMENT AND A GOLD AND SILVER NANDI PENDANT
South India, 19th century
Comprising a gold-foiled Tamil necklace element, possibly from a thali (marriage necklace), designed with three spikes on one end and a roundel on the other, worked with filigree, engraving and stippling techniques, 4cm high; and a square pendant with Shiva's bull, Nandi, in the centre, chased in gold foil and fitted in a silver frame, 2.5cm x 2.5cm.
Sold for £344
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