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Silver and enamel

20th century
Himachal Pradesh



This style of necklace from Himachal Pradesh, referred to as 'chandahaar' or 'chandraseni har', consists of long silver chains linked by engraved or enameled silver plaques and pendants. The pendants commonly contain motifs of the mother goddess. The necklace was traditionally worn by women of the Kullu tribe in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on festivals.




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  Lot 14 of 75  

24-HOUR AUCTION: INDIAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ART AND OBJECTS
21-22 AUGUST 2012

Estimate
$1,485 - 1,855
Rs 80,000 - 1,00,000

RESERVE NOT MET









A similar piece has been illustrated in Traditional Jewelry of India, Oppi Untracht, Thames and Hudson, London, 1997 (pl. 783)



 



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