THREE SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE, LEATHER AND TEXTILE ORNAMENTS
4.000 € - 6.000 €
Description:Ladakh, 19th/ 1st half 20th c.
L. 31 - 80 cm
Including a cotton belt decorated to one side with a row of eight low-alloy silver ornaments, each set with a large oval semi-precious stone bead encompassed by a band of red coral beads and linked to the next one by a turquoise bead flanked to each side by a red coral bead and one end with large circular button; a cotton headdress, perak, set with several rows of turquoise beads and a low-alloy silver amulet-box; and a cotton headdress lavishly studded with rows of turquoise and red coral beads, the rim set with pearls and partly decorated with a row of minute metal bells.
Old German private collection, collected between 1960 and 1995 - Wear, very minor damages due to age