Enamel on gold is a landmark of Indian art, and this bangle epitomizes the work of Benares enamellers, characterized by pink and white flowers, from about 1780 to the early nineteenth century. A piece of jewelry such as this would have been a prized luxury item worn by a man.
- Medium: Gold with enamel, diamonds, rubies
- Dates: 18th-19th century
- Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (9.5 x 9.5 cm)
inner diam: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm) .
outer diam: 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
- Collection: Asian Art
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H10, 5B
- Accession Number: 2005.2
- Image: 2005.2_detail2_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2005