24 novembre 2017

A superb pair of antique Colombian emerald bangles, 1900s, India

Lot 2080. A superb pair of antique Colombian emerald bangles, 1900s, India. Estimate HKD 10,200,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (USD 1,300,000 - USD 2,000,000). Price realised HKD 15,700,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each set with twenty-three graduated rectangular-cut emeralds, in a raised openwork scrolling gold mount, 1900s, India, inner circumference 16.2 cm, in two red leather fitted case bearing the initial 'B'. Accompanied by report no. 79094 dated 18 March 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2017

A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt and scabbard, India, 19th century

Lot 218. A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt and scabbard, India, 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 USD. © Sotheby's. curved double edged steel blade with central ridge, the iron hilt with gold-overlaid foliate decoration, velvet-covered wood scabbard; 35.5cm.    Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2017

A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt in the form of a parrot and scabbard, India, 19th century

Lot 216. A steel dagger with gold-overlaid hilt in the form of a parrot and scabbard, India, 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. © Sotheby's. curving double edged steel blade with central ridge, the iron hilt shaped as a parrot's head with gold overlay foliate decoration, velvet-covered wood scabbard, gold-overlaid iron mount to terminal; 36.5cm.   Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2017

An enamelled and gem-set gold bracelet, India, Benares, 19th century

Lot 220. An enamelled and gem-set gold bracelet, India, Benares, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. © Sotheby's. set with a navaratna sequence of various coloured stones including heggonite garnet, coral, maybe pearl, turquoise, cat's eye, opal, divided by diamond-inset leaves, the interior decorated in characteristic gulabi (rose-pink) and white enamel with green; 9cm. diam.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
20 octobre 2017

A parrot-form enamelled and gem-set gold turban ornament, India, Benares, 19th century

Lot 217. A parrot-form enamelled and gem-set gold turban ornament, India, Benares, 19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. © Sotheby's. decorated in the characteristic gulabi (rose-pink) and white enamel with green, diamond-set flowerhead above, large natural pearl hanging from beak; 11.2cm. height  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
20 octobre 2017

A rare carved jade powder horn with brass leopard mount, India, Jaipur, 18th century

Lot 172. A rare carved jade powder horn with brass leopard mount, India, Jaipur, 18th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the jade body carved as an ibex with brass and enamelled mounts designed as a leopard in an attack position with two hinged hooks, custom stand, 12cm.   Provenance: Ex-collection Daniel Pasgrimaud, Paris. Note: This finely carved jade powder horn, or priming flask, delicately uses the two natural tones of the jade to enhance its... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2017

A pair of enamelled and diamond-set earrings, India, 18th-19th century

Lot 184. A pair of enamelled and diamond-set earrings, India, 18th-19th century. Estimate 18,000 — 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each set with lasque diamonds in the kundan technique in a flowerhead design with hanging bell-shaped pendant with green and red enamel interior, set with a fringe of seed pearls, reverse with polychrome enamels, re-mounted for ear piercings. Quantité: 2 - each: 7.1cm. height; 4cm. diam.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

A magnificent Royal coat embroidered with Basra seed pearls, India, 19th century

Lot 195. A magnificent Royal coat embroidered with Basra seed pearls, India, 19th century. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 USD. © Sotheby's. wool lined with velvet, with gilt metal appliqué work and embroidered flower-form panels filled with fine ‘Basra’ seed pearls; 97.5cm. length. 140cm. max. width Provenance: Private collection. Note: This magnificent royal tunic, embroidered with thousands of Basra seed pearls, exemplifies the splendour and sophistication of the opulent courts of the... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2017

Jorge Welsh will present new exhibition 'Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes' at 20 years Asian Art in London

José Maria Gonsalves (atrib.), Two Views of Goa, India, Goa, 1830s. Oil on canvas. H. 64 cm W. 50 cm © Jorge Welsh LONDON - The exhibition Turn of the Sea: Art from the Eastern Trade Routes focuses on the period between the 16th and the 19th century and displays works of art that were not only the result, but also contributed to the creation of global connections. Included in the exhibition are works of art from Benin, Kongo, India, Sri Lanka, China and Japan, that illustrate and highlight... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

An enamelled emerald and diamond-set kundan brooch (or pendant), India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century

Lot 68. An enamelled emerald and diamond-set kundan brooch (or pendant), India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's designed as a floral blossom comprising diamonds set in the kundan technique around a large central emerald, suspended spinel, the reverse with detailed polychrome enamelling, two small hooks above for attaching; 9cm. by 6.4cm.; 3 9/16 by 2 1/2  in. Note: The present item was decorated in the kundan technique, a... [Lire la suite]