14 août 2019

A Mughal jade lobed bowl,India, circa 1700

Lot 361. A Mughal jade lobed bowl,India, circa 1700; 5 ¼ ins. (13.2cm.) wide. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The thin walls divided into six petal-shaped lobes converging in the centre of the bowl, the exterior finely carved in low relief floral designs, the base engraved in a flowerhead shape. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
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02 août 2019

A calligraphic album page, India, Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda, circa 1700

Lot 75. A calligraphic album page, India, Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda, circa 1700. Gold and color on paper, black leaf with dense gold flowering vine, backed on cream card with three Mughal seal impressions. Folio 8 5/8 x 6 ¼ ins. (21.7 x 15.7 cm). Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Note: A very similar leaf was sold in these Rooms 12 September 2012, lot 612, with further leaves from the same album forming lots 610 and 611 in... [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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20 juillet 2019

A portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb (R.1658-1707), Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 78. A portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb (R.1658-1707), Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments on paper, remains of faint identification inscription near the face of the standing figure in Devanagari, backed on cream paper. Painting 7 x 4 5/8 ins (17.8 x 11.7 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Literature: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 474, no. 180. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

Portrait of Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 77. Portrait of Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on cream album leaf painted with gold floral sprays, backed on cream card. Painting 6 ¾ x 3 5/8 ins. (17.1 x 9.4 cm.); folio 14 x 9 5/8 ins. (35.5 x 24.6 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Literature: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.114, fg.4Chateau de Fontainebleau, 2018, p. 148, cat. 33. Christie's. Maharajas... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2019

An equestrian portrait of Aurangzeb, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 186. An equestrian portrait of Aurangzeb, Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, backed on cream card. Folio 11 3/8 x 8 ins. (28.7 x 20.4 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Sir John Murray MacGregor, with Simon Ray, 2016. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019

16 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, India, circa 1700

Lot 380. A gem set jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, India, circa 1700; 15 ¼ ins. (38.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade, the scabbard with enamelled locket and chape. Provenance: By repute, Maharaja of Indore. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
12 juillet 2019

The Emperor Jahangir with Asaf Khan, Mughal India, circa 1700; borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658

Lot 182. The Emperor Jahangir with Asaf Khan, Mughal India, circa 1700; borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658. Painting 7 7/8 x 6 5/8 ins. (20.1 x 16.9 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 9 ¾ ins. (36.4 x 24.9 cm.). Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Opaque pigments with gold on paper, lines of nasta’liq calligraphy from a qasidah in illuminated borders above and below, finely illuminated album leaf, backed on... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

A horse-headed jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, India, possibly Deccan, circa 1700

Lot 19. A horse-headed jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, India, possibly Deccan, circa 1700; 14 ½ ins. (36.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd Set with ruby eyes, watered-steel blade, rain guard and chape with gold-damascened decoration on both sides. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
28 février 2019

A famille-verte yen-yen vase, Kangxi period, circa 1700

Lot 795. A famille-verte yen-yen vase, Kangxi period, circa 1700; 29 3/4 in., 75.6 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 120,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of tall baluster form with ovoid body tapering to a flared foot and set with an elongated neck with a trumpet mouth, vibrantly painted in famille-verte and famille-jaune enamels with magpies perched on and fluttering about blossoming prunus branches, with bamboo stalks and small flowers springing... [Lire la suite]