A gold necklace
South India, early 20th century
A very rare necklace with a central Thali. This type of jewellery is known as Kalata Uru (Kala means neck and Uru means bead) and was given to the bride as a dowry and are only worn by the Chettiar tribe. The Thali pendant is a symbol of Shiva. Approx. weight 179.1 grams.
Length of pendant approx. 16 cm

€ 9.000 - 15.000