19 octobre 2019

A gold-mounted carved pale grey jade powder flask, Mughal India, 17th century with 19th century additions

Lot 109. A gold-mounted carved pale grey jade powder flask, Mughal India, 17th century with 19th century additions; 7 5/8in. (19.5cm.) long. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000 (USD 8,995 - USD 11,565). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Of curved tapering form with carved wave pattern and foliate terminal, upper suspension ring with attached chain and stopper, with later gold mounts, one in the form of a lion's head, the other a floral bud, box. Note: For an 18th century Mughal gem-set jade powder flask,... [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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03 août 2019

A push dagger (katar), Mughal India, 19th century

Lot 178. A push dagger (katar), Mughal India, 19th century; 18 ins. (45.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hilt with gold damascened and open work deigns, the ricasso similarly decorated with a floral deisgn, the water steel blade in scalloped design, original yellow velvet sheath. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
03 août 2019

A meeting between Shah Jahan and Khizir, Mughal India, circa 1640-1660

Lot 345. A meeting between Shah Jahan and Khizir, Mughal India, circa 1640-1660. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, in pale pink borders on cream album leaf decorated with gold and polychrome cartouches and roundels, backed on green card. Painting 6 ½ x 4 ¼ ins. (16.5 x 10.9 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 9 5/8 ins. (36.7 x 24.5 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 31,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2019

A gem set jade powder flask, Mughal India, 18th century

Lot 50. A gem set jade powder flask, Mughal India, 18th century; 6 ins. (15 cm.) long. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Of curved tapering form, the jade body carved in relief with a ram head with ruby eyes, one end terminating with a flowerhead shaped lid, finial with quatrefoil gold flower set with rubies and emeralds, with gilt silver stopper and handle set on a lion shaped silver decoration, the top further decorated with leaf... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2019

A jade spittoon, Mughal India, 18th century

Lot 298. A jade spittoon, Mughal India, 18th century; 2 ins. (5 cm.) high; 2 ¼ ins. (5.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Carved from a single piece of jade in the shape of a poppy seed-head, curling foliate handle, flowerhead foot. Note: A very similar carved jade spittoon, dated to the 17th century, is in the Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait (LNS 243 HS; Keene and Kaoukji, 2001, no.8.13, p.98). ... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2019

A footed enamelled gold bowl, Mughal India, 18th century

Lot 101. A footed enamelled gold bowl, Mughal India, 18th century; 3 ins. (7.6 cm.) diam.; 1 ¾ ins. (4.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Enamelled in translucent green, red and yellow with blue, white and black, the interior enamelled in green and decorated with a central flowerhead with a band of floral frieze around the inner lip, the base in plain gold, engraved with numerals. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2019

Jade paan box, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 371. Jade paan box, Mughal India, circa 1700; 4 ½ ins. (11 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Jade with flowering plants in low relief, the lid with a ruby set in gold, base and interior undecorated. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
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31 juillet 2019

Prince Salim riding an escaped elephant, Mughal India, probably Allahabad, circa 1600-1605

Lot 145. Prince Salim riding an escaped elephant, Mughal India, probably Allahabad, circa 1600-1605. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, backed on cream card. Painting 7 ½ x 5 1/8 ins. (19.1 x 13.2 cm.); folio 11 5/8 x 9 ¼ ins. (29.5 x 23.6 cm). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: The Khosrovani-Diba Collection; sold, Sotheby’s, London, 19 October 2016, lot 3. Exhibited: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018,... [Lire la suite]
31 juillet 2019

Portrait of Prince Khurram, Later Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1620

Lot 384. Portrait of Prince Khurram, Later Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1620. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, in colored borders on gold-flecked cream album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 6 3/8 x 4 1/8 ins. (16.2 x 10.3 cm.); folio 12 3/8 x 8 ¾ ins. (31.2 x 22.3 cm). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019