09 mars 2011

Bejeweled Indian "Pearl Canopy of Baroda" to Be Auctioned at Sotheby's in New York

The Pearl Canopy of Baroda will go under the hammer on March 24 (detail). Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK (REUTERS).- A stunning, rarely seen bejeweled, nearly 150-year-old canopy from India is expected to sell for as much as $5 million when it is auctioned next month, according to Sotheby's. The Pearl Canopy of Baroda will go under the hammer on March 24 as part of a larger auction of Indian and Southeast Asian Works of Art in New York. It includes over 500,000 pearls, as well as numerous diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds sewn... [Lire la suite]
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