15 juillet 2019

A gem set rock crystal beaker, India, second half 19th century

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Lot 319. A gem set rock crystal beaker, India, second half 19th century; 3 ins. (7.7 cm.) highEstimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

Carved from a single piece of crystal, set with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires in gold kundan, inscribed with a Persian couplet on the base

Provenance: By repute, Nizams of Hyderabad.

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


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