21 juillet 2019

A gem-set gold powder horn, India, circa 1850-1920

2019_NYR_17464_0051_000(a_gem_set_gold_powder_horn_india_circa_1850-1920)

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.

ExhibitedGrand 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


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