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Fine Antique Indian Gold Earrings

each hoop composed of 3 globular spheres covered with small conical pointed “porcupine” quills. Bezel-set garnets at the front

South India, 19th Century

Height: 3.2 cm. (1 1/4 in.)


ex: American collection, 1990s - early 2000s

Comparandum: Sue Ollemans; Modern Design in the Ancient World. Jewellery from India , China, Cambodia, Burma, Thailand and Indonesia (London, 2014) no.1

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