A gold and enamelled diamond-set sarpech, Benares, circa 1850, formed of eight hinged sections set with diamonds to the front with twelve drilled pendant emeralds suspended from the top and bottom, the reverse decorated with finely enamelled pink lotus flowers (front)
Turban Pin of Nizam Of Hyderabad This articulate turban ornament is designed as five hinged openwork floral panels set with foiled table cut diamonds suspending five emerald bead drops surmounted by a similarly set tapering scroll aigrette suspending a single emerald bead drop the red enameled reverse with green and blue enamel detail
AN IMPORTANT DIAMOND AND EMERALD TURBAN ORNAMENT (SARPECH) Designed as three openwork "jighas" of graduated scrolled form, each set with a large central table-cut diamond within foiled gold surrounds, to the floral table-cut diamond border with ruby detail and emerald bead terminals, linked by twenty leaf-shaped diamond and ruby-set flexible panels suspending an emerald bead fringe, mounted in gold, Mughal or Deccani, late 19th century, 17 ins., (with two additional emerald beads)
A gem-set gold Pendant in the form of a Bird Deccan, 18th Century set with diamonds and rubies, depicted with open wings, head and back engraved with naturalistic feather details, emerald bead suspended from the tail, suspension loop attached to small tuft on head, on a twisted gold wire chain with ruby beads
A magnificent diamond, emerald and enamel turban ornament (sarpech), Mughal or Deccani, circa 1790. Designed as floral panels set with diamonds within foiled gold surrounds with emerald and ruby detail, suspending a fringe of emerald beads and natural pearls. the detachable open-work jigha of graduated scroll form set in similar fashion with diamonds suspending emerald beads and a pearl drop.