Lot 51. A gem-set gold powder horn, India, circa 1850-1920. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019
Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, eyes set with agates, removable mouth plug, lid in shape of a flowerhead set with a large central ruby; 7 ¼ ins. (18.5 cm.) long.
Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.217, no.203
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.286, no.198
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.302, no.202.
Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019