An important Mughal inscribed Emerald mounted in an early Victorian diamond-set enamelled gold Bangle, bearing the name of Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Hannay
Mughal India and Victorian England dated AH 1185/ AD 1771-72
the emerald of rectangular step-cut, the detachable diamond-set gold mount in the form of a floriated cartouche, the shanks of the hinged bangle with white enamel decoration depicting a stylised scrolling floral vine, in a Victorian leather fitted case marked "Hunt and Roskell, Jewellers and Goldsmiths to the Queen and Royal Family"
the emerald 24 x 20 mm. and 24.62ct; the bangle 63 mm. max. diam.
Islamic and Oriental Art
Islamic and Indian Art
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