02 août 2019

A jade powder horn, India, 1725-1775

Lot 49. A jade powder horn, India, 1725-1775; 7 1/8 ins. (18 cm.) long; 1 7/8 ins. (4.9 cm.) high; 1 7/8 ins. (4.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds. Literature: Jaffer 2013, pp.125, 187, no.55. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.95, no.64The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.126, no.74The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.150, no.78. Christie's. Maharajas &... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

A gold gem set box, possibly South India, 1675-1725

Lot 31. A gold gem set box, possibly South India, 1675-1725; 1 ¼ ins. (3.1 cm.) high; 1 ½ ins. (3.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, the interior and base in plain gold. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.93-94, no.10. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.156, no.118The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.176, no. 115The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.204, no.119 ... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

Antique ruby, emerald and pearl waist tassel elements, 19th century

Lot 116. Antique ruby, emerald and pearl waist tassel elements, 19th century; 7/8 and ½ in. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 33,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Two elements to be applied to a belt or waist tassel, pear-shaped cabochon rubies, rectangular-cut emeralds, pearls, gold. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
02 août 2019

A carved jade bowl, India, 1700-1750

Lot 365. A carved jade bowl, India, 1700-1750; 3 3/8 ins. (8.4 cm.) diam.; 1 ¼ ins. (3.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 With floral decoration around the base in low relief, flowerhead foot. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.82, no.51The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.105, no.56The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.123, no.58. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

A jade spittoon, Mughal India, 18th century

Lot 298. A jade spittoon, Mughal India, 18th century; 2 ins. (5 cm.) high; 2 ¼ ins. (5.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Carved from a single piece of jade in the shape of a poppy seed-head, curling foliate handle, flowerhead foot. Note: A very similar carved jade spittoon, dated to the 17th century, is in the Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait (LNS 243 HS; Keene and Kaoukji, 2001, no.8.13, p.98). ... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

A silk and gold-thread embroidered sash, North India, possibly Delhi, second half 19th century

Lot 246. A silk and gold-thread embroidered sash, North India, possibly Delhi, second half 19th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The gold slide-bar and buckle each set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, backed with an orange velvet. Sash 2 ins. (5.1 cm.) wide; bar 4 ¼ ins. (12.1 cm.) wide; buckle 2 ½ x 3 1/8 ins. (6.5 x 8 cm.) Literature: Jaffer 2013, pp.226-228, no.93. Exhibited: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New... [Lire la suite]

02 août 2019

A gem-set jade dish, India, circa 1800

Lot 200. A gem-set jade dish, India, circa 1800; 3 3/8 ins. (8.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies, diamonds and emeralds in gold and silver, the recessed centre drilled with a central hole, the reverse undecorated. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.118, no.49. Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p.90, no.60Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.99, no.69The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.125, no.73The Palace... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2019

A carved and gem set jade elephant, India, late 19th century

Lot 199. A carved and gem set jade elephant, India, late 19th century; 1 3/8 ins. (3.5 cm.) wide; 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds and rubies. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
01 août 2019

A jade-hilted dagger, India, first half 18th century

Lot 192. A jade-hilted dagger, India, first half 18th century; 17 ins. (43.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hilt carved from a single piece of jade, watered-steel blade. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 123, ill. p. 186, no. 52. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
01 août 2019

A footed enamelled gold bowl, Mughal India, 18th century

Lot 101. A footed enamelled gold bowl, Mughal India, 18th century; 3 ins. (7.6 cm.) diam.; 1 ¾ ins. (4.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Enamelled in translucent green, red and yellow with blue, white and black, the interior enamelled in green and decorated with a central flowerhead with a band of floral frieze around the inner lip, the base in plain gold, engraved with numerals. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]