Lot 19
 
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Silver

20th century
Orissa



This highly work-intensive ornament was commonly worn in Orissa, where different tribes had their own variations of silver armlets and cuffs. The central projections suggest the 'shikara' or tower of a Hindu temple.




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  Lot 19 of 75  

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

Estimate
$650 - 835
Rs 35,000 - 45,000

Winning Bid
$598
Rs 32,292
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)






A similar piece has been illustrated in Traditional Jewelry of India, Oppi Untracht, Thames and Hudson, London, 1997 (pl. 555)



 



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