14 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India, 1740-80

Lot 83. A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India, 1740-80; 15 ins. (38 cm.) long; scabbard 11 ins. (28 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds, set in silver and gold, watered-steel blade, scabbard covered with later block-printed cotton.  Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.129. no.99The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.154, no.100The Palace Museum,... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2019

A Mughal enamelled dagger ( kard ) with velvet covered sheath, probably Jammu and Kashmir, North India, dated AH 1189/1775-76 AD

Lot 379. A Mughal enamelled dagger ( kard ) with velvet covered sheath, probably Jammu and Kashmir, North India, dated AH 1189/1775-76 AD; 13 ¾ ins. (35 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 118,750. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Steel blade, the hilt, locket and chape decorated in various deity figures with polychrome enamels on blue enamelled ground, the spine with Shi'a avocations and prayers in gold on blue enamel, the tip of the pommel with a... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2019

A gem set dagger (pesh-kabz) with enamelled gold scabbard dagger, India, second half 18th century; sheath probably Hyderabad, Si

Lot 373. A gem set dagger (pesh-kabz) with enamelled gold scabbard dagger, India, second half 18th century; sheath probably Hyderabad, Sindh, circa 1800. Scabbard 14 ½ ins. (37 cm.) long.Blade 11 ½ ins. (29.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 118,750. Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hilt enamelled and set with diamonds, watered steel blade, the scabbard with enamelled designs of animals and huntsmen on both sides, jeweled attachment with a large citrine... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2019

A rare gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, Mughal India, 17th century

Lot 155. A rare gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, Mughal India, 17th century;14 ins. (35.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 118,750. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The slightly recurved watered-steel double-edged blade damascened with gold foliage on one side at the forte, the pale green jade hilt with swelling grip, and pronounced pommel, knuckle-guard with pierced and carved leaf and bud-shaped finial, inlaid overall with engraved gold flowers... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2019

An enamelled and gem set elbow crutch, Mughal India, 1650-1700

Lot 118. An enamelled and gem set elbow crutch, Mughal India, 1650-1700; 20 7/8 ins. (52.8 cm.) high; 6 1/8 ins. (15.6 cm.) wide; 1 1/8 ins. (2.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 118,750. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The handle set with diamonds and rubies, the stick made of three sections, base in plain gold. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.105, no.37 Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.170, no.129The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.197,... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2019

An Art Deco ruby, emerald and diamond jigha

Lot 56. An Art Deco ruby, emerald and diamond jigha. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 118,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The turban ornament set with carved rubies, circular, cushion and oval-cut rubies, rectangular-cut and pear-shaped cabochon emeralds, old-cut diamonds, gold, with brooch fitting on the reverse, 2 5/8 ins., mid-20th century. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 145, no. 88The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 131, no.... [Lire la suite]

13 juillet 2019

An antique ruby, diamond and pearl sarpatti, 19th century

Lot 331. An antique ruby, diamond and pearl sarpatti, 19th century. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The turban ornament set with pear-shaped cabochon and table-cut rubies, pear-shaped table-cut diamond, ruby beads, pearls, gold, white, red and green enameling on the reverse, 33 ins., 19th century, restrung at a later date. Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 62, no. 34Grand Palais, Grand Palais, Paris 2017, pp. 228-29,... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

The procession of the Emperor Akbar Shah II through Delhi, Delhi, India, circa 1825

Lot 146. The procession of the Emperor Akbar Shah II through Delhi, Delhi, India, circa 1825; 75 x 6 3/8 ins. (190.5 x 16.3 cm. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the various participants in the procession identified below in nasta'liq in ink with English pencil translations, plain cream back, constructed from three sheets of paper. Exhibited: Château de Fontainebleau,... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

A sword (talwar) with scabbard and associated gem-encrusted locket and chape, India, 19th century

Lot 79. A sword (talwar) with scabbard and associated gem-encrusted locket and chape, India, 19th century. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The sword hilt enamelled and set with diamonds, rubies and spinals, watered-steel blade, the locket and chape set with diamonds, rubies, spinals and emeralds, some colored gems foilbacked. Sword 37 7/8 ins. (88.5 cm.) long; locket 9 ins. (22.8 cm.) long; chape 8 5/8 ins. (22 cm.) long. ... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2019

An octagonal enamelled and gem set gold miniature Qur’an case, Lucknow or Deccan, 1750-1800

Lot 285. An octagonal enamelled and gem set gold miniature Qur’an case, Lucknow or Deccan, 1750-1800; 1 5/8 x 1 ½ x 5/8 ins (4.2 x 3.8 x 1.5 cm.). Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Set with diamonds and an engraved spinel, the interior in plain gold, lid attached on one side, two suspension loops on the top. Provenance: Bonhams, London, 2 October 2012, lot 243 Exhibited: The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.191,... [Lire la suite]
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