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Lot 342. A gem set gold makara-head finial, Mysore or Tanjore, South India, 1775-1825. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

Set with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires; 1 5/8 ins. (4.1 cm.) long; ¾ in. (2.1 cm.) high; 5/8 in. (1.7 cm.) wide.

LiteratureJaffer 2013, p.189, no.60.

ExhibitedMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, p. 49
The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p.106, no.74
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.183, no.138
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.209, no.141
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.232, no.145.

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