09 août 2018

A pair of enamelled and gilded parrot head bracelets, North India, 19th century

Lot 309. A pair of enamelled and gilded parrot head bracelets, North India, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold  6,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s slender form with terminals in the form of confronted parrots, each with green bodies and white wings with red lozenges, the exterior of each decorated with floral stems on a red enamel ground, set with gemstones, the inner side with red and green flowers. Quantity: 2 - 7.7cm. diam.  Note: A very similar bracelet with confronting... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2018

An important diamond-set and enamelled gold parade necklace (Khanti), North India, circa 1850-75

Lot 303. An important diamond-set and enamelled gold parade necklace (Khanti), North India, circa 1850-75. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Lot sold  236,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s comprised of brilliant, facet-cut diamonds set in gold with foil backing on flexible chains, the openwork design forming flowerheads, with a hanging pendant in the form of a stylised peacock, enamelled on the reverse in red, green, yellow, blue and white with foliate details on each setting, with a metal-thread... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

A sword (shamshir) with gilt-metal hilt and scabbard, North India, probably Kutch, 19th century

Lot 160. A sword (shamshir) with gilt-metal hilt and scabbard, North India, probably Kutch, 19th century; 90cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP (8,583 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. with a slightly curved steel blade, the blade with chiselled flowers and traces of gilding, one side of the scabbard decorated with repoussé floral scrolls, the other with hunting scenes, the hilt decorated with flower scrolls, two loops affixed to the sheath through pronounced... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

Indian Jewelry at Sotheby's London, 25 Apr 2018

Lot 155. A gem-set and enamelled necklace, earrings and ring, India, circa 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby’s 2018.   the gold necklace composed of rectangular beads each depicting a flower with a central diamond set in the kundan technique, red enamel petals against a green criss-cross design, the reverse enamelled with red and green floral blossoms on a white ground, with hanging gem-set and seed pearl beads, matching pendant earrings, together with a large... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2018

Gold Enamelled Bajuband, North India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, late 18th century

Gold Enamelled Bajuband, North India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, late 18th century. Gold & diamonds. Width 9 cm (3.54 in.) Weight 49 gr. van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery (Stand 41). © TEFAF 2018 Rigid gold armlet (bajuband) consisting of double hexaognal cylinders, complemented with pliable foral design hinges, kundan set with diamonds, at both ends. Both cylinders have makara-head finials, kundan set with diamonds on the top and along the sides against a sabz zamin (green) translucent enamelled... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

Indian Jewelry at Susan Ollemans

Basra Pearl Nosering, North India, 19th century. Pearls and Gold. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans A Ruby And Diamond Ring, South India, 19th century. Gold, Ruby and Diamond. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans   A Gilt-Bronze Ear Piece, Tibet or Nepal, 19th century. Gilt-Bronze. Length: 18.5cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans A Gold Diamond And Ruby Pendant, North India, 20th century. Gold, Ruby and Diamond. Length: 6 cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans started her business in 1979 and has traded... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2017

A pair of enamelled and diamond-set bracelets, North India, 19th century

Lot 187. A pair of enamelled and diamond-set bracelets, North India, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each set in the kundan technique with lasque diamonds, the insides with bright polychrome enamels, screw pin to open. Quantité: 2 - each: 6.6cm. diam.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2017

A turquoise-set and enamelled gold necklace, North India, 19th century

Lot 188. A turquoise-set and enamelled gold necklace, North India, 19th century. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. comprising twenty-five pendants in the form of stylised blossoms with a central, larger pendant featuring facing birds, each set in the kundan technique with turquoise and mounted seed pearls, the reverse with red, green, blue and white enamel details, golden thread string with tassel terminals, fitted in custom box; 90cm. completely extended; 33cm. area of... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

A Mughal gem-set and enamelled gold archer's ring, North India, circa 18th-19th century

Lot 191. A Mughal gem-set and enamelled gold archer's ring, North India, circa 18th-19th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. © Sotheby's. beveled edge, polychrome enamels, set in the kundan technique with turquoise, diamonds and pearls; 4.7cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
20 octobre 2017

An enamelled, gem-set torque (hasli), North India, 19th century

Lot 185. An enamelled, gem-set torque (hasli), North India, 19th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of rigid form with an applied gem-set rosette to centre and hinged and screw-pin clasp for attaching, upper side decorated with rubies and lasque diamond-set flowers, edges with row of strung seed-pearls15cm. height; 17cm. max. diam.   Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30 AM
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