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Heavy, High-Grade Silver Cuff Bracelet
probably Pashtun People, Pakistan/Northern India
19th century

interior diameter at widest point: 6cm, band thickness: 3cm, height: weight: 173g

This bracelet of 'C'-shaped form is of solid, thick, high-grade cast silver. It is decorated with two bands of floral and oval and diamonds motifs within twisted
wire borders.

A related example is illustrated in van Cutsem (2002, p. 163).

The bracelet is weighty in the hand, and have plenty of wear consistent with age.

References:
van Cutsem, A.,
A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America, Skira, 2002.

Provenance: private collection, UK.

Inventory no.: 3963

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