16 juillet 2019

An enamelled and gem set sword hilt, North India, early 18th century

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Lot 243. An enamelled and gem set sword hilt, North India, early 18th century; 8 ins. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 106,250© Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

Set with diamonds and emeralds in gold on a red enamelled ground, in four separate parts which screw in to one another, all surfaces decorated, some stones missing.

Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 84, ill. p. 106, no. 42.

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


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