18 juin 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India or Deccan, circa 1675-1700

Lot 84. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India or Deccan, circa 1675-1700; 14 3/8 ins. (36.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 1,200,000. Price realised USD 795,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies, watered-steel blade, later cloth-covered wooden scabbard with original gem set jade locket. Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 35, no. 40Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.120, no,91The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.145, no,93The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018,... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India or Deccan, 1700-1725

Lot 175. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India or Deccan, 1700-1725; 14 ins. (35.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. Price realised USD 915,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies and emeralds, pierced watered-steel blade fitted with three channels containing free running seed pearls, the velvet-covered wooden scabbard with enamelled gold locket and chape. Literature: Hales 2013, p.31. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017,... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2019

Twelve vases, kendi and covered boxes, Thailand, Sukhothai period (1238-1438) or Ayutthaya period (1350-1767), 13th-16th century

Lot 2424. Twelve vases, kendi and covered boxes, Thailand, Sukhothai period (1238-1438) or Ayutthaya period (1350-1767), 13th-16th century. Estimate 600 - 1 000 €. © 2008-2019, Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers. Sawankhalok stoneware with dark brown, celadon glaze, resp. engraved and with brown and white glaze. Two vases dark brown. H.15/12cm. Kendi with cocks heads ewer. H.9,5cm. Three pots with handles. Glazed green. H.9,5/6,5cm. Four covered boxes. H.8/6/5,6/5cm. Kendi. H.7,8cm. Small handle pot. H.5,5cm. Lotus... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2019

Figure féminine, Thaïlande, c. 500 - 200 BCE

Lot 230. Figure féminine, Thaïlande, c. 500 - 200 BCE. Alliage cuivreux. H 29,5 cm. Estimation €10,000 - €15,000. Adjugé 53 300 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Exceptionnelle statuette figurant une femme debout au corps orné d’importants brassards et bracelets, et d’une simple ceinture. La coiffure est organisée en nattes circulaires et le dos est orné de quatre importants motifs d’enroulements indiquant probablement des marques corporelles de type tatouages. Deux lignes en relief barrent les... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2019

Yogini (yogin), Art Khmer (Cambodge-Thaïlande), c. 12°-13° siècle

Lot 240. Yogini (yogin), Art Khmer (Cambodge-Thaïlande), c. 12°-13° siècle. Alliage cuivreux. H 22 cm. Estimation €12,000 - €18,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. La divinité suit l’iconographie classique de sa catégorie, représentée en position danse en appui sur son pied droit, le bras droit relevé brandissant probablement un couperet, la main gauche supportant une coupe crânienne Sa taille est ceinte d’un court sampot relevé haut sur les reins, maintenu par une ceinture supportant des pendeloques... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2019

Divinité masculine, Java-Indonésie, c. 9°-10° siècle

Lot 239. Divinité masculine, Java-Indonésie, c. 9°-10° siècle. Pierre volcanique. H 57 cm. Estimation €12,000 - €18,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. La divinité est assise en sattvapryanka sur un double lotus épanoui, le corps orné de riches parures. L'absence des attributs interdit toute identification précise Anciens accidents et manques visibles. Provenance: Collection Josette et Théo Schulmann - Acquis dans les années 1960-1970. Références bibliographiques: Pour un panorama des arts... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2019

Accident de céramiques, Thaïlande - Cambodge

Lot 251. Accident de céramiques, Thaïlande - Cambodge. Grès. H 37 cm. Estimation €200- €400. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Provenance: Collection Josette et Théo Schulmann - Acquis dans les années 1960-1970. Collection Josette et Théo Schulmann chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2019 à 14h30. Experts: Art Tribal & Arts d’Asie : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel -Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13 – www.aaoarts.com
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26 avril 2019

A pair of gem-set and enamelled bangles, possibly Jaipur, North India, late 19th century

Lot 122. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bangles, possibly Jaipur, North India, late 19th century; 3 ½in. (9 cm.) outer diameter ; 2 ¼ in. (5.7cm.) inner diameter. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The exterior with floral and foliate motifs set with diamonds and and possibly rubies on blue enamel ground, with a seed pearl surround, the inside elegantly decorated with large red enamelled flowers on cream... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2019

A gem-set gold pendant in the form of an eagle, Deccan or South India, 19th century

Lot 121. A gem-set gold pendant in the form of an eagle, Deccan or South India, 19th century; 3 ½ in. (9cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 25,840 - USD 38,760). Price realised GBP 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bold heraldic eagle holding pearls in its claws, the body set with a foiled emerald surrounded by table cut diamonds and foiled cabochon rubies, the beak formed of carved ruby, the wings and flaring tail bordered with similar diamonds, a fringe of seed... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2019

A gem-set gold necklace, South India, Late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 119. A gem-set gold necklace, South India, Late 19th-early 20th century; 15in. (38.2cm.) long; 6 ½in. (16.4cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,168 - USD 7,752). Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Composed of a row of pendants consisting of flowers within roundels interspersed with stylised pendant trefoils, each set with table-cut white sapphires or rock crystal and foiled cabochon rubies and emeralds, the reverse plain gold, on two gold wire chains,... [Lire la suite]