07 juillet 2019

A serpentine and rock-crystal flywhisk handle, North India, probably hits 19th century

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Lot 82. A serpentine and rock-crystal flywhisk handle, North India, probably hits 19th century;7 1/8 ins. (18 cm.) longEstimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000Price realised USD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd

Of typical form, set with a diaper pattern of foiled rock-crystal lozenges, rubies at finial and collar.

ExhibitedGrand Palais, Paris 2017, p.130, no.100
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.157, no.103
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.181, no.107
de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco 2018, p. 176, no. 69.

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


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