11 juillet 2019

A camel head carved jade dagger hilt, India, 17th century

Lot 48. A camel head carved jade dagger hilt, India, 17th century; 5 ¼ ins. (13.2 cm.) long; 3 1/8 ins. (8.1 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  In the form of a Bactrian camel, set with ruby eyes. Provenance: Sven Gahlin Collection, acquired before 1968, sold Sotheby’s, London, 6 October 2015, lot 143. (Cf. my post: A Mughal carved jade dagger hilt in the form of a camel head, 17th century) ... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2015

A Mughal carved jade dagger hilt in the form of a camel head, 17th century

A Mughal carved jade dagger hilt in the form of a camel head, 17th century. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Lot. sold 199,400 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the jade carved in the form of a camel's head with protruding dulla, red gem-set eyes with gold outlines, finely carved hairlines, finger grips in the form of two ridges on the concave edge, the guard carved as a palmette with lily and acanthus, wooden stand - 13.5cm.  Provenance: Acquired pre-1968 Exhibition: Victoria and Albert Museum, London,... [Lire la suite]