Museum Quality Gold Earrings from Western India
Kirti Mukh (lion face) motif present.
Worn as a part of the ornament set that declares the woman's marital status
Gold. Contains shellac.
Late 1800s or earlier
Acquired over a decade ago
The unique format requires the long earring screw to go through the ear hole as the rod from which the beautiful piece hangs.
More photos on request
This is a one of a kind piece and a piece of this age, crafting standard, design and aesthetic may never be found again.
Perfect for a Museum