14 juillet 2019

A Mughal enamelled dagger ( kard ) with velvet covered sheath, probably Jammu and Kashmir, North India, dated AH 1189/1775-76 AD

Lot 379. A Mughal enamelled dagger ( kard ) with velvet covered sheath, probably Jammu and Kashmir, North India, dated AH 1189/1775-76 AD; 13 ¾ ins. (35 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 118,750. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Steel blade, the hilt, locket and chape decorated in various deity figures with polychrome enamels on blue enamelled ground, the spine with Shi'a avocations and prayers in gold on blue enamel, the tip of the pommel with a... [Lire la suite]