An extraordinary ethnic gilt sterling necklace featuring sculptural depictions of Hindu deities.
Most likely Indian in origin, the eleven oval panels are very intricate in design.
There are six different deities pictured, they all are beautifully sculpted with great detail and high relief.
The panels are connected with chain, the ends have two filigree links framing the push clasp which is embellished with a small version of a deity.
Total length is 16.25", the center panel is the largest measuring just over 1" by 1.25", the others are graduated in size with the smallest being 5/8" by 13/16", the clasp is 11/16" by 9/16".
Total weight is a hefty 63.5 grams.
Excellent condition, no damage or visible wear, secure clasp.
Unmarked, the necklace tested sterling with acid.
An outstanding and unique gilt sterling necklace celebrating Hindu deities.
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