13 avril 2012

Jade mirror once owned by Indian and Danish royalty for sale at Bonhams

A Mughal gem-set gold-mounted jade Mirror. Northern India, 18th Century. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- An object that once reflected Indian perfection, a jade backed mirror, the property of a Mughal Princess, or Maharanee, is one of many fascinating items in Bonhams sale of Indian and Islamic Art on April 24th in New Bond Street. This lovely oval carved work of art in white jade has passed through the hands of two royal houses – Indian and later Danish. It is estimated to sell for £40,000 to £60,000. Mirrors were used by courtiers,... [Lire la suite]
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