- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Mallett at Bourdon House Limited
This unusually large necklace reproduces in gold a garland of closed jasmine buds, each adorned with a semiprecious stone. A necklace of this size, weighing over a pound (456 grams), would have been a valuable part of a bride's dowry, or a special offering to a temple image.
- Published References
- Dr. Carol R. Bolon Mrs. Amita Sarin. Metaphors in Gold: The Jewelry of India. vol. 6, no. 4 New York, Fall 1993. pp. 22-23, fig. 5.
- Collection Area(s)
- South Asian and Himalayan Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum