09 mai 2016

Mirror in the Form of a Leaf, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700

Mirror in the Form of a Leaf, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700. Light green nephrite jade; rock crystal with traces of gilding. Jade: 6 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1/8 in. (16.51 x 9.21 x .32 cm). From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.84.32.2) © LACMA Bibliography: - Rosenfield, John.  The Arts of India and Nepal: The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection.  Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1966. - Pal, Pratapaditya, Thomas W. Lentz, Sheila R.... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2016

Brush Washer (Xi) in the Form of a Leaf with Chrysanthemum Spray

Brush Washer (Xi) in the Form of a Leaf with Chrysanthemum Spray, China, Middle Qing dynasty, about 1700-1800, or India, Mughal, about 1625-1630. Abraded jade, 8 x 5 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (20.32 x 13.34 x 4.76 cm). From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.76.2.1). © LACMA Bibliography: - Rosenfield, John.  The Arts of India and Nepal: The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection.  Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1966. - Kuwayama, George.  Far Eastern... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

Opium Spoon, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1725

Opium Spoon, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1725. White nephrite jade, 4 1/4 x 1 x 1/4 in. (10.8 x 2.54 x 0.64 cm). Gift of Catherine Glynn Benkaim (M.2006.167.1) © LACMA
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19 avril 2016

A Mughal or Ottoman jade archer's ring, India or Turkey, 17th-18th century

Lot 155. A Mughal or Ottoman jade archer's ring, India or Turkey, 17th-18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  of characteristic form, composed of a light green jade inlaid with gold scrolling palmettes with two stylised birds, inset green gemstone, engraved geometric design to interior; 4cm.  Note: Of beautiful quality, this jade archer's ring finds parallels in a number of museum collections, including the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, inv. no TKS: 2/83 and... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

A gem-set silver-gilt huqqa base, India, early 18th century

Lot 141. A gem-set silver-gilt huqqa base, India, early 18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,342 - 38,013 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's of bulbous form surmounted by an everted ridged neck, chased and engraved with floral stems within arched panels, the petals and leaves set with rubies and emeralds; 17cm. height.  Note: A huqqa base decorated in the same technique, with a floral pattern chased in relief but without any gemstones, is in the Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait National... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

A gem-set gilt-metal casket with bird-head finial, India, 19th century

Lot 148. A gem-set gilt-metal casket with bird-head finial, India, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,342 - 38,013 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's of domed cylindrical form, wholly set with cut rubies, emeralds and diamonds, the four short feet designed as animal paws, the finial in the form of a parrot or falcon head, the cover fitted to the base with twist-lock opening smoothly to reveal plain interior; 7.5cm. height. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 20 Apr 2016, 10:30 AM... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2016

A Mughal gem-set ivory horse head-hilted dagger, India, 17th century

Lot 136. A Mughal gem-set ivory horse head-hilted dagger, India, 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (50,684 - 76,026 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's the carved ivory hilt of horse-head form with flowing mane to one side, eyes and bridle set in the kundan technique with rubies, a row of turquoise stones set down the mane, finely carved floral design to base, the gently curved double-edged watered-steel blade with faint central ridge, gold-overlaid inscriptions at forte; 44.5cm.  ... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

A Mughal carved marine ivory-hilted dagger, India, dated 1028 AH/1618 AD

Lot 133. A Mughal carved marine ivory-hilted dagger, India, dated 1028 AH/1618 AD. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,342 - 38,013 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the waisted marine-ivory hilt carved with vertical flutes, the double-edged watered-steel blade with central ridge, with gold-inlaid inscriptions surrounded by fine floral vines - 32cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 20 Apr 2016, 10:30 AM
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09 avril 2016

A fine and rare Mughal jade-hilted horse head dagger with flaming pearls, India, 17th century

Lot 144. A fine and rare Mughal jade-hilted horse head dagger with flaming pearls, India, 17th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP (76,026 - 101,368 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the curved double-edged watered-steel blade with central ridge and chiselling at the forte, the hilt of pale green stone with grey inclusions, the pommel expressively rendered in the shape of a whinnying horse's head, the mane descending to one side, with intricately carved cloudbands and flaming pearls... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2016

An exceptional dagger, Turkey, 16th century, with Mughal jade hilt, India, 17th-18th century

Lot 158. An exceptional dagger with fine openwork gold-inlaid steel blade with inscriptions, Turkey, 16th century, with Mughal jade hilt, India, 17th-18th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP (253,420 — 380,130 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the double-edged blade gently curved with a swelled tip, with central open-worked groove, the raised panel at the forte decorated on one side with gold-inlaid scrolling flowers, decorated en-suite at the tip of the blade, two lines of inscriptions... [Lire la suite]
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