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Humongous Noseing from North / West India
There are two opinions about the origin – Himachal Pradesh and Rjput Tribe of Gujarat / Kutch – both known for humongous noserings that often come with their own balancing bits of silver that are attached to the nosering and hang at the back of her head as a counterbalance.
These piece is interesting for the size but even within the category of large noserings this one is outstanding because of the exquisite work done on it.
Museum Quality piece.
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
Approximately 22 cm
* Pair it with Lot 340
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.