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1 350,00€
Weight 2 x 8 gr
Height 5 cm / 1.969 in (USA)
A pair of 20 kt gold earrings (early 20th century) part of the dowry of the women of Karnataka (South India) ... Again this type of earrings were worn on the lobe of the ear (large hole): Here also to make them wearable, they are adapted with a hook - clasp - in gold ...
They are called "Kirtimukha" ...
In reference, see book: "Earrings" by Waltraud GANGULY edited by B. R. Publishing Corporation