17 mars 2020

A gem-set and enamelled pendant necklace, India, 19th-20th century and later

Lot 203. A gem-set and enamelled pendant necklace, India, 19th-20th century and later; 62cm. max. length. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. designed as a gem-set floral arrangement from which rows of seed-pearls connect to an openwork crescent-form hinged panel with hanging details and seed-pearl and bead fringe, reverse in polychrome enamel, with hook above for fastening. Provenance: Previously property of an Indian maharani. Private collection, UK, since the early 1970s. ... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2020

A gem-set and enamelled anklet converted into a necklace, India, 19th-20th century and later

Lot 200. A gem-set and enamelled anklet converted into a necklace, India, 19th-20th century and later; 20cm. max. diam. Estimate: 10,000 - 12,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising an anklet composed of linked panels each set with a diamond on a green-enamel ground with enamel flower to reverse, topped with pearl fringe and hanging spinels, transformed into a necklace with cord for fastening. Provenance: Previously property of an Indian maharani. Private collection, UK, since the early 1970s. ... [Lire la suite]