2019_NYR_17464_0205_000(a_gem_set_gold_spoon_india_circa_1850-1875)

Lot 205. A gem set gold spoon, India, circa 1850-1875; 8 ¼ ins. (21 cm.) long. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019

Set with diamonds, foiled rubies and emeralds, the reverse fully gem set in dense floral patterns.

ExhibitedGrand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 270, no. 202
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, pp. 286-87, no. 199
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 303, no. 203.

NoteFor a sword hilt of similar design, see lot 126.

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