11 juillet 2019

A gem set gold sword hilt , North India, circa 1850-1875

2019_NYR_17464_0126_000(a_gem_set_gold_sword_hilt_north_india_circa_1850-1875)

Lot 126. A gem set gold sword hilt , North India, circa 1850-1875; 6 5/8 ins. (17 cm.) high; 3 5/8 ins. (9.2 cm.) wideEstimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

Set with rubies and emeralds on both sides.

ExhibitedGrand Palais, Paris 2017, pp.268-69, no.201
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.286, no.197
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.301, no.201.

NoteFor a spoon of similar design, see lot 205.

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


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