07 juillet 2019

A four-lobed gem set jade paan box, North India, 1740-1780


Lot 195. A four-lobed gem set jade paan box, North India, 1740-1780; 4 ¼ x 4 x 1 5/8 ins. (10.8 x 10.2 x 4.2 cm.). Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000Price realised USD 200,000© Christie's Images Ltd

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© The Al-Thani Collection

Set with rubies, emeralds and rock-crystal on the lid and around the edges, the interior and underneath are undecorated.

Literature: Jaffer 2013, pp.118, no.49

ExhibitedMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, p.36
Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, pp.74-75, no.32
The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p.89, no.59
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.98, no.68
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.113, no.64
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, pp.134-35, no.67
de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco 2018, p. 74, no. 20.

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

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