North India, Rajasthan, Bikaner, ca 1900
Pair of open worked, gold armlets, BAZU BANDS, kundan set with foiled table cut diamonds.
On the reverse decorated with red and green enamel on a white ground, SAFED CHALWAN enamel in typical Bikaneri School, peacock with spread tail in the center and the five petal flower. The ornaments are gently curved to fit around the upper arm.
Research report by Naturalis Biodiversity Centre available on request