A fine gold bezoar-stone Holder
India, probably Gujarat, 18th Century
comprising two hemispherical sections, each of pierced openwork form with chased detailing, the design consisting of a repeat floral trellis with stylised flowerheads joined by quatrefoil leaf forms, the border of one hemisphere with a band of quatrefoil motif
5.5 cm. diam.; 58 g.