21 juillet 2019

Akbar with Prince Khurram, Mughal India, 17th century

  Lot 343. Akbar with Prince Khurram, Mughal India, 17th century. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, mounted on an album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 7 x 3 7/8 ins. (17.9 x 9.7 cm.); folio 13 x 8 ins. (33 x 20.3 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 57,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1969, lot 102. Note: The style of the present painting shows influences from Manohar, considered the inventor of the group portrait during the... [Lire la suite]

21 juillet 2019

The Emperor Jahangir in the zenana, Mughal India, 17th century

Lot 136. The Emperor Jahangir in the zenana, Mughal India, 17th century. Ink, opaque pigments and gold on paper, on floral album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 8 x 5 3/8 ins. (20.1 x 14.8 cm.); folio 12 ¼ x 8 ins. (31 x 20.4 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
21 juillet 2019

A gem-set jade cup, North India, 1740-1780

Lot 122. A gem-set jade cup, North India, 1740-1780. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies in silver and gold; 2 3/8 ins. (5.9 cm.) high; 1 ½ ins. (3.7 cm.) diam. at top. Provenance: Bonhams, London, 4 October 2011, lot 255. Exhibited: Spink 1994, no.17The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.124, no.72The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.148, no.76. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2019

A gem-set gold powder horn, India, circa 1850-1920

Lot 51. A gem-set gold powder horn, India, circa 1850-1920. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, eyes set with agates, removable mouth plug, lid in shape of a flowerhead set with a large central ruby; 7 ¼ ins. (18.5 cm.) long. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.217, no.203The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.286, no.198The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.302, no.202. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2019

A gem set jade archer’s ring, India, 1750-1800

Lot 15. A gem set jade archer’s ring, India, 1750-1800. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds; ¾ in. (2.1 cm.) high; 1 1/8 ins.(2.9 cm.) wide; 1 5/8 ins. (4.1 cm.) deep Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.186, no.50 Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p.93, no.44Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.106, no.77The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.131, no.80The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.156, no.84. Christie's. Maharajas... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2019

A gem set gold archer’s ring, South India or Deccan, possibly Tanjore, 1750-1850

Lot 14. A gem set gold archer’s ring, South India or Deccan, possibly Tanjore, 1750-1850. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds; ¾ in. (2.1 cm.) high; 1 1/8 ins.(2.9 cm.) wide; 1 5/8 ins. (4.1 cm.) deep. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.183, no.137The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.210, no.143The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.233, no.147. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1700-1750

Lot 150. A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1700-1750; 15 ¼ ins. (38.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade, green cotton covered sheath. Provenance: Christie’s, London, 5 October 2010, lot 357. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.113, no.85The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.141, no.89The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.165, no.93de Young Legion of... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630

Lot 328. A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on an album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 8 ¼ x 4 3/8 ins. (20.5 x 11 cm.); folio 17 ½ x 11 ¾ ins. (44.9 x 30.2 cm.). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Shuja al-Daula, Nawab of Awadh (r.1754-75)Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, K.B. (1725-74), Governor of Bengal, as a gift from the Nawab... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

A portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb (R.1658-1707), Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 78. A portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb (R.1658-1707), Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments on paper, remains of faint identification inscription near the face of the standing figure in Devanagari, backed on cream paper. Painting 7 x 4 5/8 ins (17.8 x 11.7 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Literature: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 474, no. 180. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

Portrait of Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 77. Portrait of Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on cream album leaf painted with gold floral sprays, backed on cream card. Painting 6 ¾ x 3 5/8 ins. (17.1 x 9.4 cm.); folio 14 x 9 5/8 ins. (35.5 x 24.6 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Literature: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.114, fg.4Chateau de Fontainebleau, 2018, p. 148, cat. 33. Christie's. Maharajas... [Lire la suite]
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