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  • Place of origin:

    Oudh (made)

  • Date:

    c.1870 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Earrings with glass beads and brass and (the hoop) iron wire, wrapped with silver foil on silver wire with pendants.

Place of Origin

Oudh (made)


c.1870 (made)


Diameter: 8.2 cm, Weight: 8 g

Object history note

Purchased from the annual International Exhibition of 1872.

Descriptive line

Earring, glass beads, brass, Oudh, c.1870.

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

pp. 64 and 97, pl. 3.19 amd 4.13
Barnard, Nick, Indian Jewellery: The V&A Collection London: V&A Publishing, 2008 Number: ISBN 9781851774838
cat. no. 194, p. 47.
India's fabled city : the art of courtly Lucknow / Stephen Markel with Tushara Bindu Gude ; and contributions by Muzaffar Alam ... [et al.]. Munich ;London: Prestel, Johann Gottlieb, c2010 Number: 9783791350752 (hbk.), 3791350757 (hbk.)

Production Note

Avadh, Uttar Pradesh, northern India


Jewellery; Glass; Metalwork


South & South East Asia Collection

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