17 avril 2021

A gem-set enamelled gold turban ornament (jigha), North India, 19th Century

Lot 102. A gem-set enamelled gold turban ornament (jigha), North India, 19th Century; 11.8 x 12 cm.; 101 g. Est: £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: 17,000. Courtesy Bonhams the central element in the form of a flowerhead surmounted by a tapering plume, flanked by two detachable palmette motifs, plume holder to reverse, set with white sapphires, three pendant emeralds to each section, one to the upper section, decorated in polychrome enamel to the reverse with a peacock and floral motifs, later gold pins to the reverse of... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

An antique ruby, diamond and emerald jigha, 19th century

Lot 90. An antique ruby, diamond and emerald jigha, 19th century; 3 ¼ ins. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Designed as a turban ornament of elephant motif, oval cabochon rubies, rose and table-cut diamonds, cabochon emeralds, foil, gold, elephant design engraved on reverse with initials 'M. A.'. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 136, ill. p. 189, no. 59. Exhibited: New York 2014, p. 61 Miho 2016, p. 125, no.... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2019

An antique diamond and multi-gem jigha, 18th century

Lot 280. An antique diamond and multi-gem jigha, 18th century; 7 ¾ ins. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The turban ornament of white jade, variously-shaped table-cut rubies and spinels, pear and rectangular-shaped table-cut diamonds, pear-shaped table-cut emeralds, pearl drop, green enamel bead, foil, gold, jade engraved and carved with a plume holder at the reverse. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 73, ill. p. 104, no.... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2018

A gem-set and enamelled turban ornament (jigha or sarpech), North India, late 18th-19th century

Lot 176. A gem-set and enamelled turban ornament (jigha or sarpech), North India, late 18th-19th century; 20cm. Est: £20,000 - £30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. set with large carved emeralds, the central one with flowerhead design, within foiled surrounds, surrounded by table-cut diamonds, hanging spinel and seed pearls, the reverse with red, green and white floral design in basse taille enamel, two pin hooks for fastening, two drop pearls.   Provenance: Maharaja Shri Pratap Singh of Idar (1845-1922),... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2012

A gem-set gold Turban Ornament (Jigha). North India, Mughal, 18th Century

A gem-set gold Turban Ornament (Jigha). North India, Mughal, 18th Century.  Photo Bonhams set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds; the central panel in the form of an open work flower head with a central square cut emerald; the tapering aigrette comprising of a line of graduated emeralds with a leaf-shaped ruby border to the ruby finial and pearl,spinel and emerald bead drop; the reverse plain gold with a receptacle for a feather (kalgi) and two loops for securing the ornament, the gold stem tana to fit the ornament... [Lire la suite]
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