Jewellery

A GOLD PRATAPGARH BROOCH

Lot No
17
Description
Gross Weight : 38.820 grams Circa : 1900
Estimate
Rs. 45,000 - 55,000

Winning Bid

₹ 80,677

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Pratapgarh, is a town in Rajasthan, India and is famous for the specific style in which this brooch has been created. This style is called thewa work, which involves a special technique of jewellery making wherein, the maker fused an intricately worked out sheet of gold on molten glass. The word thewa means ‘setting’ in Rajasthani. The entire process is painstaking, this specific brooch depicts a romantic scene set in a forest. The brooch is secured with a gold pin.

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 esteemed Kolkata based collection.