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Hand Ornament (Hathphul) and Thumb Ring (Arsi), 19th century

Gold, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, turquoise, and seed pearls inset in the kundan technique, with polychrome enamel (minakari)
2.6 x 11.6 x 13.7 cm (1 x 4 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Nickerson, 1900.852a-b

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