01 août 2019

A jade and silver archer’s ring, India, 1650-1700

2019_NYR_17464_0016_000(a_jade_and_silver_archers_ring_india_1650-1700)

Lot 16. A jade and silver archer’s ring, India, 1650-1700; ¾ in. (2 cm.) high; 1 1/8 ins. (2.8 cm.) wide; 1 ½ ins. (3.8 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

Set with rubies and emeralds, the gold kundan setting carved with serrated edges and scalloped around the central ruby.

Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.55, no.21.

Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p.93, no.44
Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.106, no.75
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.131, no.79
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.155, no.83.

NoteThe silver lining was probably inserted to resize the ring.

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

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