20 octobre 2017

A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt and scabbard, India, 19th century

Lot 218. A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt and scabbard, India, 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 USD. © Sotheby's. curved double edged steel blade with central ridge, the iron hilt with gold-overlaid foliate decoration, velvet-covered wood scabbard; 35.5cm.    Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2017

A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt in the form of a parrot and scabbard, India, 19th century

Lot 216. A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt in the form of a parrot and scabbard, India, 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. © Sotheby's. curving double edged steel blade with central ridge, the iron hilt shaped as a parrot's head with gold overlay foliate decoration, velvet-covered wood scabbard, gold-overlaid iron mount to terminal; 36.5cm.   Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2017

An enamelled and gem-set gold bracelet, India, Benares, 19th century

Lot 220. An enamelled and gem-set gold bracelet, India, Benares, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. © Sotheby's. set with a navaratna sequence of various coloured stones including heggonite garnet, coral, maybe pearl, turquoise, cat's eye, opal, divided by diamond-inset leaves, the interior decorated in characteristic gulabi (rose-pink) and white enamel with green; 9cm. diam.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
20 octobre 2017

A parrot-form enamelled and gem-set gold turban ornament, India, Benares, 19th century

Lot 217. A parrot-form enamelled and gem-set gold turban ornament, India, Benares, 19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. © Sotheby's. decorated in the characteristic gulabi (rose-pink) and white enamel with green, diamond-set flowerhead above, large natural pearl hanging from beak; 11.2cm. height  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
20 octobre 2017

A turquoise-set and enamelled gold necklace, North India, 19th century

Lot 188. A turquoise-set and enamelled gold necklace, North India, 19th century. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. comprising twenty-five pendants in the form of stylised blossoms with a central, larger pendant featuring facing birds, each set in the kundan technique with turquoise and mounted seed pearls, the reverse with red, green, blue and white enamel details, golden thread string with tassel terminals, fitted in custom box; 90cm. completely extended; 33cm. area of... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

A Mughal gem-set and enamelled gold archer's ring, North India, circa 18th-19th century

Lot 191. A Mughal gem-set and enamelled gold archer's ring, North India, circa 18th-19th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's. beveled edge, polychrome enamels, set in the kundan technique with turquoise, diamonds and pearls; 4.7cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM

20 octobre 2017

A gold, enamelled, and gem-set box, North India, 18th-19th century

Lot 190. A gold, enamelled, and gem-set box, North India, 18th-19th century.  Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD. © Sotheby's. composed of gold, the underside with red and green enamelled flowers on a white ground, lid and edges set with emeralds and rubies, large central carved emerald, interior of lid with enamel lining - 2.4 by 5.5 by 4.5cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
20 octobre 2017

A rare carved jade powder horn with brass leopard mount, India, Jaipur, 18th century

Lot 172. A rare carved jade powder horn with brass leopard mount, India, Jaipur, 18th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the jade body carved as an ibex with brass and enamelled mounts designed as a leopard in an attack position with two hinged hooks, custom stand, 12cm.   Provenance: Ex-collection Daniel Pasgrimaud, Paris. Note: This finely carved jade powder horn, or priming flask, delicately uses the two natural tones of the jade to enhance its... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

An enamelled, gem-set torque (hasli), North India, 19th century

Lot 185. An enamelled, gem-set torque (hasli), North India, 19th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of rigid form with an applied gem-set rosette to centre and hinged and screw-pin clasp for attaching, upper side decorated with rubies and lasque diamond-set flowers, edges with row of strung seed-pearls15cm. height; 17cm. max. diam.   Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2017

A pair of enamelled and diamond-set earrings, India, 18th-19th century

Lot 184. A pair of enamelled and diamond-set earrings, India, 18th-19th century. Estimate 18,000 — 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each set with lasque diamonds in the kundan technique in a flowerhead design with hanging bell-shaped pendant with green and red enamel interior, set with a fringe of seed pearls, reverse with polychrome enamels, re-mounted for ear piercings. Quantité: 2 - each: 7.1cm. height; 4cm. diam.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30... [Lire la suite]