MONUMENTAL SILVER NECKLACE

  • Silver necklace.

    Silver necklace comprising nithteen silver elements all on a black cotton string.

    each element is 4,5 cm.  

    Tamil Nadu, India, early XX century.

    In South Indian sculpture, the  images  of the Hindu deities are often as luxuriously bejewelled . This impressive necklace once would have adorned a large sculpture of Nandi, the bull traditionally associated with Shiva.