17 avril 2019

A seed-pearl and jewelled necklace, North India or Lahore, 19th century

Lot 172. A seed-pearl and jewelled necklace, North India or Lahore, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot Sold 32,500 GBP (37,681 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising two strands of seed-pearls with a large floral-form pendant in the centre and ten smaller foliate pendants, each gem-set on both sides, with hanging seed pearls, metal-thread suspension cord, seed pearl strands: 33.5cm. Provenance: Family of Hari Singh Nalwa (1791-1837), by descent. Note: Variations of this... [Lire la suite]

08 octobre 2018

An important emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, Lahore, first half of the 19th Century

Lot 200. An important emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab (1780–1839), Lahore, first half of the 19th Century; the necklace 38 cm. diam.; the case 20.5 x 12cm. Estimate HKD £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 91,000 - 140,000). Sold for £ 187,500 (€ 212,819). © Bonhams. comprising five polished emerald beads, each bead gold-mounted and fringed with seed-pearl drop tassels, with gold clasp, one loose emerald similarly... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery, TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 241

Guttapusal necklace,  India, Andhra Pradesh, probably Hyderabad, late 18th century © Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery Elaborate gold, made up of a series of eighty-three open, tubular elements, each set with a cabochon ruby or emerald and a natural pearl on top, alternated on either side with seven petal-shaped decoration and each set with a single diamond, ruby or emerald. Length 57 cm.  On either side of the center pendant is an oval-shaped element attached to the double tubular pendant, each... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2016

Ornement de turban (sarpûsh), Lahore, Inde

Ornement de turban (sarpûsh), Lahore, Inde. Or, diamant, émeraude. H: 0.12 m, L: 0.16 m, P: 0.006 m. Donation Jean et Krishnâ Riboud, MA6762. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques ©  RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier
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20 juillet 2013

Jewels of India

Buckle, late 18th-19th century. Diamonds, emeralds, gold, gold plate, and rubies. Musée Guimet, Paris; photo: © RMN-Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier Frontlet (Ornament), 19th century. Diamonds, gold, and pearls. Bird-shaped pendant, 17th century. Rock crystal, diamonds, emeralds, gold, pearls, and rubies. Pendentif en forme d'oiseau, cristal de roche, diamant, émeraude, or, perles. Inde, époque moghole (17e siècle) (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier Buckle, late 18th-19th century... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2013

Rare, exceptionnel, fin et originaL Lahore, Inde du Nord. Vers 1880

Rare, exceptionnel, fin et originaL Lahore, Inde du Nord. Vers 1880. Photo Alain Castor - Laurent Hara 295 x 215 cmChamp ivoire à semis d’arbres de vie, fleurs en forme de paon faisant la roue encadré de cyprès, et ornés de multiples animaux stylisés dont : lions, tigres, chevaux, éléphants, zèbres, antilopes, loups et animaux fantastiques, encadrant un large médaillon central crénelé en forme de dôme à volatiles bleu nuit et palmettes richement fleuries étoilées encadrées par 2 bandeaux à double palmettes.4 Ecoinçons à... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2009

19th Century Necklace Owned by Wife of Last Sikh Ruler for Sale @ Bonhams

Lot 366. An important emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd An important 19th Century emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, reputedly worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur wife of Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab (1780–1839), is for sale in Bonhams next Indian and Islamic sale on 8th October 2009 in New Bond Street. The necklace has six polished emerald beads, one later converted to a pendant, each bead gold-mounted and fringed with seed-pearl drop tassels,... [Lire la suite]
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