Lot 5

Designed as a flexible bracelet with three rows of polki diamonds in kundan-work, with the outer rows on both sides symbolising jasmine buds, set to a rectangular clasp and mounted in gold.
Gross weight: 80.37 grams

Provenance: Property from the private collection of a former Indian Princely family
Private Collection, circa 1940s

Along with flowers in full bloom, buds are also commonly featured in Indian jewellery. Jasmine buds are found as various stylised forms in necklaces and bracelets, as seen in lot 5. It was believed that wearing jasmine buds, which are symbolic of grace and elegance, imbued the wearer with the qualities and fragrance of the flower.

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  Lot 5 of 174  

15-16 OCTOBER 2019

Rs 6,50,000 - 8,50,000
$9,290 - 12,145

Winning Bid
Rs 7,47,845
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


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