16 juillet 2019

An antique emerald and diamond jigha, 19th century


Lot 61. An antique emerald and diamond jigha, 19th century. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

The turban ornament set with oval cabochons, circular and rose-cut emeralds, emerald drop and taveez bead, old, rose and single-cut diamonds, foil, gold and silver-topped gold, lower portion is detachable and may be worn as a brooch, 5 ins., 19th century.

Exhibited: The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 247, no. 169
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 267, no. 173.

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

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