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India | Details; anklets and toe rings worn by a Marwadi woman. Maharashtra. | © Top) Smita Chatterjee and Bottom) Saurabh Chatterjee

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India | Portrait of a Bayadere (Devadasi, temple dancer). Telinga. Coromandel Coast region. ca. 1857 - 1861 | Photographer Fedor Jagor

South India | Three gemset (mainly rubies) gold pendants | ca. 19th century | Largest Thali 7.7 cm | Est. 1'500 - 2'000£ ~ (Apr '05)

South India - Tamil Nadu | 'Thali' ~ gold pendant; elongated shape with spherical and cylindrical elements to the centre beneath a stylised two-fold umbrella, the reverse with the goddess Lakshmi on a lotiform throne against a floriated ground, the upper panel with a flower spray flanked by two mythical female beings. H: 17.8 cm | Late 19th to early 20th century | 6'250£ ~ sold (Oct '12)