01 août 2019

A jade and silver archer’s ring, India, 1650-1700

Lot 16. A jade and silver archer’s ring, India, 1650-1700; ¾ in. (2 cm.) high; 1 1/8 ins. (2.8 cm.) wide; 1 ½ ins. (3.8 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies and emeralds, the gold kundan setting carved with serrated edges and scalloped around the central ruby. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.55, no.21. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p.93, no.44Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.106,... [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]
17 mai 2016

Hermann Historica concludes its Spring Auction with one of the best results in its entire history

Lot Nr. 4553. An Illyrian helmet, type 3A, variant 3, 2nd half of the 6th – 5th century B.C. Sold for: 21000 Euros. © 2011 - 2016 Hermann Historica oHG MUNICH.- Approximately 6,300 lots from all specialist areas represented by the auction house – antiquities, arms and armour, works of art, hunting antiques, orders and collectibles from all fields of history and military history – came under the hammer in the 72nd Auction of Hermann Historica oHG in Munich. Included among the lots were three complete... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2014

Kundan Jade Archer’s Ring, Mughal Empire, India, 17th Century

Kundan Jade Archer’s Ring, Mughal Empire, India, 17th Century. Photo courtesy Auctionata. A beautiful translucent jade ring with tendril decor. Pale green jade. Floral decor in kundan technique. Inlaid emeralds and spinels. Height: 4.2 cm. Ring size: 67. Very good state of preservation. The ring is in a very good state of preservation according to its age. There are only minor chips along the edge and some tiny nicks on the gems. Estimate €6,400 – €8,000 Provenance: ex-collection F.R. Martin, thence Austrian private collection... [Lire la suite]
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