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A Gold and Diamond Sarpech, Himachal Pradesh  Late 19th Century

A Gold and Diamond Sarpech

Himachal Pradesh, India

Late 19th Century

Height: 11.5cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Weight: 75 grams

A large gold repousse gold and diamond sarpech inset with rose cut diamonds the largest of which is approximately 4ct.

The deity depicted is a form of Kali set under the sun and moon with a strange depiction of a rifle to the side of her.

Egret feathers would be attached to the back of the piece and worn on a turban.