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Pair of earrings

Pair of earrings

  • Place of origin:

    Saurashtra (Gujarat, made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver and silvergilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Oppi Untracht

  • Museum number:

    IS.95:1, 2-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The circular discs have a central circular hole, and flat outer bands with applied stamped silver gilt motifs of birds, foliage and ornamental shapes. A silver gilt band threaded through the central hole holds the double barrelled upper elements in place.

Place of Origin

Saurashtra (Gujarat, made)

Date

20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver and silvergilt

Dimensions

Height: 5.9 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of silver gilt earrings, India, 20th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Illustrated in Untracht, Oppi,Traditional Jewelry of India, Thames and Hudson, London, 1997, fig. 447, p.222

Materials

Silver; Silver gilt

Techniques

Parcel gilding; Die stamping

Categories

Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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