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Pair of Silver Hoop Earrings
Saurashtra, Gujarat, India
19th century

diameter (approx): 4cm, combined weight: 10.7g

This elegant pair of solid silver hoop earrings is plain on the reverse and decorated on the from with careful scrolling vegetal chasing.

See Ganguly (2007, p. 74) illustrates related examples.

References:
Ganguly, W.,
Earrings: Ornamental Identity and Beauty in India, B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2007.

Provenance: private collection, London.

Inventory no.: 4199

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A related Yemen necklace on display in the Islamic Art Museum Malaysia.
(Photographed February 2017.)