26 octobre 2019

A Mughal jewelled jade and silver inlaid jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, 18th century

Lot 252. A Mughal jewelled jade and silver inlaid jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, 18th century; 40cm. length. Estimate: 14,000 - 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the light jade hilt carved and set with dark jade in a floral design with silver-inlaid stems and outlines, the double-edged watered steel tapering blade with central double-ridge, gold inscription and foliate designs at the forte. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019

26 octobre 2019

A Mughal jewelled jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, late 18th century

Lot 253. A Mughal jewelled jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, late 18th century. 35.5cm. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the jade hilt of pistol grip form decorated in low relief with flowers and foliage on each face rising to a lobed pommel, set with pink stones, double-edged curved blade with a medial ridge. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
22 octobre 2019

A Mughal jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 17th-18th Century

Lot 184. A Mughal jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 17th-18th Century; 39 cm. long. Estimate: £ 3 000 - £ 4 000. Sold for £ 13,812 (€ 16,048). Courtesy Bonhams. the double-edged steel blade of curved form with two fullers and chiseled palmette motif near forte, the jade hilt with curved foliate quillons, a flowerhead between, the grip with foliate vine to outer edge curling around the pommel, the pommel with a large flowerhead. Provenance: James Baillie Fraser, 15th Laird of... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2019

A Mughal jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), Mughal India, early 18th century

Lot 107. A Mughal jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), Mughal India, early 18th century; 14in. (35.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000 (USD 32,125 - USD 44,975). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The pistol grip handle of pale green jade, set with foiled rubies and emeralds in floral designs, the recurved tapering blade of watered steel, with cloth-covered wooden sheath. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 24 October 2019
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02 août 2019

A lion-headed jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India or Deccan, circa 1750

Lot 152. A lion-headed jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India or Deccan, circa 1750; 17 7/8 ins. (45.5 cm.) long; 2 3/8 ins. (6.1 cm.) wide; scabbard 14 in. (35.5 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Watered steel blade, in red velvet covered sheath with gold locket and chape. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.116, no.88The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.142, no.90The Palace Museum, Beijing... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2019

A gem set glass-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, circa 1900

Lot 154. A gem set glass-hilted dagger (khanjar), India, circa 1900; 10 5/8 ins. (36.8 cm.) long; 2 ½ ins. (6.2 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds and rubies, locket and chape loose and similarly decorated, watered-steel blade. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.124, no.95The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.153, no.99The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.179, no.105. Christie's. Maharajas &... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2019

A gem set jade hilted dagger (khanjar), Deccan or North India, 1700-1725

Lot 377. A gem set jade hilted dagger (khanjar), Deccan or North India, 1700-1725; 17 ins. (43 cm.) long; 2 ½ ins. (6.5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies and diamonds, rain guard decorated with floral motifs on each side, steel blade. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.68, no.30. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.125, no.96The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.152, no.98The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1700-1750

Lot 150. A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1700-1750; 15 ¼ ins. (38.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade, green cotton covered sheath. Provenance: Christie’s, London, 5 October 2010, lot 357. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.113, no.85The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.141, no.89The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.165, no.93de Young Legion of... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2019

A horse-headed gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, signed Shir Ahmad, hilt: North India, 1675-1725; blade: circa

Lot 153. A horse-headed gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, signed Shir Ahmad, hilt: North India, 1675-1725; blade: circa 1750-1800; 16 5/8 ins. (42.8 cm.) long; 2 3/8 ins. (6.2 cm.) wide; scabbard 13 3/8 ins. (34.1 cm.) long. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hilt set in the first half of the 19th century with rubies and pearls, watered-steel blade with running ball bearings, known as the 'Tears... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A dagger (khanjar) with exceptionally fine silver and brass-inlaid hilt and scabbard, Bidar, Central India, 17th century

Lot 378. A dagger (khanjar) with exceptionally fine silver and brass-inlaid hilt and scabbard, Bidar, Central India, 17th century; 15 ¼ ins. (38.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Watered-steel blade, the forte with rubbed inscription cartouche reading ‘’Ali’, the top of the hit with overlaid gold decoration, original finial probably lacking. Provenance: Christie’s, London, 8 October 2015, lot 154. ... [Lire la suite]
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