Jewellery

A RUBY AND EMERALD CHAMPAKALI NECKLACE IN GOLD

Lot No
16
Description
This necklace is adorned by the imagery resembling the bud of the perennial Champa (Michelia Campaca) flower. The Champakali design for a necklace is one of India’s primordial patterns and has been adopted by goldsmiths for time eternal. It consists of 15 identical bud forms melodiously placed on a woven thread strand, highlighting the formation’s simplistic yet elegant appeal. Each of the 15 gold phalis or buds have enamel work on them and are studded with old-mine rubies and emeralds on the dual facet phalis.

Gross Weight : 104.44 grams
Height (Phali) : 2.5 cm, Width : 1 cm
Estimate
Rs. 15,00,000 - 18,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 18,36,780

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.

(payment only in Indian Rupees)

Provenance : Property from an important private estate based in Hyderabad.