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India, Kelala, silver necklace with amulets, late 19th century
India, Kelala, silver necklace with amulets, late 19th century - Asian Works of Art Style
Ref : 85971
1 200 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
India; Kerala
Medium :
Sterling silver
Dimensions :
L. 28.74 inch
Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

Asian Art


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India, Kelala, silver necklace with amulets, late 19th century

Late-19th century silver necklace, made in Southern India, in the state of Kerala. Composed of 9 talismanic amulets, called Ta’viz, made of a traditional resin and encased in sheets of silver. They are strung on a handwoven wheat chain with 10 additional beads. The shape of the closure allows to wear it as a necklace but in Kerala,they were often used as belts.
Nice patina showing that the piece has been used. French control halmarks.
73 cm long. Containers are 2,8 x 4,8 x 2,4cm.

Delevery information :

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Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

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Asian Works of Art