18 juin 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India or Deccan, circa 1675-1700

Lot 84. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India or Deccan, circa 1675-1700; 14 3/8 ins. (36.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 1,200,000. Price realised USD 795,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies, watered-steel blade, later cloth-covered wooden scabbard with original gem set jade locket. Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 35, no. 40Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.120, no,91The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.145, no,93The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018,... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2016

Mirror in the Form of a Leaf, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700

Mirror in the Form of a Leaf, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700. Light green nephrite jade; rock crystal with traces of gilding. Jade: 6 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1/8 in. (16.51 x 9.21 x .32 cm). From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.84.32.2) © LACMA Bibliography: - Rosenfield, John.  The Arts of India and Nepal: The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection.  Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1966. - Pal, Pratapaditya, Thomas W. Lentz, Sheila R.... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2015

An unusual underglaze-blue and copper-red-decorated celadon-ground dish, Kangxi period, circa 1675-1700

An unusual underglaze-blue and copper-red-decorated celadon-ground dish, Kangxi period, circa 1675-1700. Estimate $6,000 – $8,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The large dish, with a wide everted rim, is decorated in the center over raised slip with a groom holding a crop and leading a horse that appears to bow in submission, all set against a celadon-glazed ground. The base bears an apocryphal Xuande mark. 11 in. (28 cm.) diam. Lot 3593 Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, Ltd., London, 1989.Collection of... [Lire la suite]