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Large, Splendid Silver Anklet (Milna Payal)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
approximate diameter: 13cm, weight: 467g
This dramatic, museum-quality anklet is made of a series of solid silver interlocking units joined to a twelve-sided cube which contains the opening screw
mechanism. The cube has been beautifully engraved with floral motifs and has prominent bud-like finials.
A related example is illustrated in Untracht (1997, p. 275).
Untracht, O., Traditional Jewelry of India, Thames & Hudson, 1997.
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.
Inventory no.: 4947
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