334

334

Lot 334. An antique diamond and enamel sarpech, mid 19th century. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000© Christie's Image Ltd 2019

The turban ornament set with variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, briolette-cut diamonds, blue, green, white and red enamel on the reverse with plume holder, foil, gold on a lac core, 7 ½ ins.

ExhibitedMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, p. 56, ill. pp. 64-65
Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, pp. 94-95, no. 46
The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 118, no. 85
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 225, no. 167
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 245, no. 167
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 263, no. 170
de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco 2018, p. 180, no. 101.

Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019