11 juillet 2019

A gem set gold sword hilt , North India, circa 1850-1875

Lot 126. A gem set gold sword hilt , North India, circa 1850-1875; 6 5/8 ins. (17 cm.) high; 3 5/8 ins. (9.2 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Set with rubies and emeralds on both sides. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, pp.268-69, no.201The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.286, no.197The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.301, no.201. Note: For a spoon of similar design, see lot 205. ... [Lire la suite]