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Bangle - Bangle ('Kankan')

Bangle ('Kankan')

  • Object:

    Bangle

  • Place of origin:

    Calcutta (Made)

  • Date:

    c.1880 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, chased

  • Museum number:

    IS.1913-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The silver 'kankan' (bangle) has three rows of hemispherical decorations mounted on two framing bands.

Place of Origin

Calcutta (Made)

Date

c.1880 (Made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, chased

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.8 cm maximum

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

Bangle Calcutta/ probably c.1880 Silver alloy, applied ornament of three rows of hemispheres, and two framing chased bands/ 7.8cm max. diameter.
Arts of Bengal : the heritage of Bangladesh and eastern India : an exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum : 9 November-30 December 1979, Whitechapel Art Gallery ..., 12 January-17 February 1980, Manchester City Art Gallery ... . [London]: Whitechapel Art Gallery, [1979] Number: 085488047X (pbk.) :

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Chased

Categories

Jewellery

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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