19 juillet 2019

A gem set gold makara-head finial, Mysore or Tanjore, South India, 1775-1825

Lot 342. A gem set gold makara-head finial, Mysore or Tanjore, South India, 1775-1825. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires; 1 5/8 ins. (4.1 cm.) long; ¾ in. (2.1 cm.) high; 5/8 in. (1.7 cm.) wide. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.189, no.60. Exhibited: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014, p. 49The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p.106, no.74Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.183,... [Lire la suite]

07 juillet 2019

An enamelled and gem set rosewater sprinkler, North India or Deccan, 1775-1825

Lot 138. An enamelled and gem set rosewater sprinkler, North India or Deccan, 1775-1825; 11 3/8 ins. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd  Of typical form, set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, body decorated in green enamel with some areas of light blue enamel, the base undecorated, in three parts. Provenance: By repute, the Nizams of HyderabadHapsburg Feldman, Geneva, 9 November 1987, lot 23Dr. Mohammed Said... [Lire la suite]