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]

11 avril 2019

Mughal jade at Sotheby's London, 01 May 2019

Lot 159. A Mughal carved jade candlestick, North India, 19th century; 18cm. height, 10cm. max. diam. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. the jade carved in typical candlestick form with hollow cylindrical interior, the exterior with vertical ribs, stylised leaves, and ropework borders. Note: Jade was one of the primary materials for Mughal sculptural expression between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. It was used in a wide variety of Mughal ornamentations such... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

A Zand enamelled and gilt-copper dagger (kard) and scabbard, Persia, dated 1207 AH/1792-3 AD, with Ottoman blade, Turkey

Lot 196. A Zand enamelled and gilt-copper dagger (kard) and scabbard, Persia, signed 'Ya Allah Aziz', dated 1207 AH/1792-3 AD, with Ottoman blade, Turkey, dated 1261 AH/1845-6 AD; 32.5cm. length. Estimate 14,000 — 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the tapering steel blade with silver inscription and incised floral design at the forte, the hilt and scabbard each decorated in polychrome enamel flowers and foliage in white ground cartouches on a blue ground scattered with... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2016

A gemset dagger (kard), North India, 19th century

Lot 35. A gemset dagger (kard), North India, 19th century. Estimate £5,000 – £7,000 ($7,110 - $9,954). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The single-edged watered-steel blade tapering to a fine point, the gold-overlaid hilt of typical form heavily encrusted with rubies alternated with diagonal bands of emeralds, in associated cloth-covered wooden sheath with gilt-copper chappe; 12in. (30.3cm.) long Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC & INDIAN WORLDS, 21 April 2016, London, King Street
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07 février 2012

A Kard with jade grip, dating: 20th Century, India

A Kard with jade grip, dating: 20th Century, India. Photo Czerny's  Damask blade with gold inlays at the tang; green jade grip in the shape of a horse's head. dimensions: length 38.0 cm. Estimate: 900 / 1 100 € Czerny's - Sarzana, Italy.  25 february 2012.. Teatro Impavidi. Tel: +39 0187 691376
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29 décembre 2008

A Persian Steel Kard Decorated With Gold Koftgari. 18th century

A Persian Steel Kard Decorated With Gold Koftgari. 18th century With tapering single-edged blade of wootz steel retaining a pronounced watered pattern, the hilt of characteristic shape encrusted with gold flowers on both sides between gold beaded bands of running flowers and foliage, and inset with a single turquoise bead, in its fabric-covered wooden scabbard (light wear, the scabbard fabric rubbed and frayed). 13 3/8in (34cm). Estimate £1,500 - £2,000 ($2,291 - $3,054) - Price Realized £2,250 ($3,503) Christie's. Antique... [Lire la suite]
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