19 avril 2019

Chinese Works of Art from a Princely Collection at Christie's London, 14 May 2019

Lot 75. A turquoise-inlaid bronze hilt, Ge, Late Shang Dynasty (1600-1027 BC); 6 in. (15.1 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,050 - USD 19,575). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The hilt is cast in the form of a coiled dragon with a tail in the form of a bird with a hooked beak, and the body is inlaid on both sides with turquoise. Provenance: Collection of Louis Bataille, Paris, acquired prior to 1960.Christie's Paris, 26 November 2002, lot. 199.Property from a... [Lire la suite]

20 avril 2016

A Mughal carved celadon jade hilt, North India, 17th century

Lot 21. A Mughal carved celadon jade hilt, North India, 17th century. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($8,532 - $11,376). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of typical pistol-grip form with a rounded pommel carved in relief with scrolling vine issuing cusped palmettes and serrated foliage, the curved forte with carved floral sprays, the knuckle guard with an elegant pine-cone terminal and fluted shaft, small white inclusions to the forte; 5½in. (14cm.) Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC & INDIAN WORLDS, 21... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2012

A Gem-Set Jade Hilt And Two Scabbard Mounts. India, 19th Century or Later 

A Gem-Set Jade Hilt and Two Scabbard Mounts. India, 19th Century or Later. Photo Christie's Ltd 2012 The hilt of pistol shape with rounded quillons, the two scabbard mounts of typical shape, the gold inlaid decoration with a lattice of trefoil palmettes set with foiled rubies overall, a long palmette along the pommel, the hilt inlaid with a band of emeralds above the quillon, minor loss to hilt, small restoration to the upper scabbard mount. Hilt 5½in. (14cm.) long (3). Estimate £7,000 - £10,000 Christie's. Arts of... [Lire la suite]
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