18 juillet 2019

An antique emerald, diamond, pearl and enamel tikka, mid-19th century

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Lot 156. An antique emerald, diamond, pearl and enamel tikka, mid-19th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

The forehead ornament set with rectangular, oval and pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, table-cut emeralds, emerald bead, pearls, red, white, green and blue enamel on the reverse depicting a peacock, gold on a lac core, pendant 3 ¼ ins., strings 11 ¾ ins., mid-19th century.

Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 170, ill. pp. 196-97, no. 81.

ExhibitedMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, pp. 74-75
Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 106, no. 57
The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 152, no. 116
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 240, no. 178
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 257, no. 175
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 275, no. 175.

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


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