06 juin 2018

A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900

Lot 134. A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900; length 48.5 cm.. Estimate 600 € / 850 €. Courtesy Czerny's Straight, double-edged blade; the grip covered with silver foil finely decorated with a dragon in high relief on both sides; wooden scabbard finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays portraying a pen, scrolls, a mandolin, a shell and floral decorations, silver mounts embossed with floral motifs.  Militaria, Armes Antiques & Armures du Monde... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

The second Antique Arms Fair set to open in London

Ottoman shield of gilt-Copper (tombak). Early 17th century. Image provided by Peter Finer Ltd.  LONDON.- The inaugural Antique Arms Fair at Olympia London of September 2017, a showcase for fine antique arms, armour and militaria from an array of UK based and international specialist dealers, received very positive feedback from dealers and collectors alike regarding the high standard of the fair, excellent sales, and good attendance. The organisers hope to emulate and build on this positive start in their next... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2018

Walter Arader at Asia Week New York, 15-34 march 2018

Seated Four Armed Mahakala, Dali Kingdom, Yunnan, Circa 1150. Gilt and Lacquered Bronze, 25 cm (9.8 in). © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) Dagger, Tibet or Bhutan, 18-19th century. Steel, silver, gold, turquoise, wood and leather. 43.5 cm / 17.1 in. © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) ​Maitreya, Tibet, 15th Century. 8.5 in (21.6 cm). Gilt Copper Alloy. © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) Walter Arader. Exhibiting... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Samina Inc. at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Jewelled Jade Cup, Mughal or Deccan, India, 18th Century. Height: 5.9 cm. Top width: 3.6 cm © Samina Inc.  Carved Ruby Pendant, Probably Gujrat, Western India, 18th century. Gold, Silver, Ruby, Diamond and Pearl © Samina Inc.  Dagger (Katar), Deccan, probably Hyderabad or Bijapur, India, 16th Century. Steel, copper alloy and gold with blade of watered steel © Samina Inc.   Jade Bowl, Mughal or Deccan, India, 18th Century. Carved from... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2016

Dagger, 17th to 18th century, Indian, Deccan, possibly Hyderabad

 Dagger, 17th to 18th century, Indian, Deccan, possibly Hyderabad. Steel, nephrite, silver, gold. H. 13 13/16 in. (35.1 cm); H. of blade 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); Wt. 13.1 oz. (371.4 g). Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 36.25.667 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Daggers with curled “pistol-grip” pommels became popular in the court of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (r. 1658–1707) around 1660 and regularly appeared in the portraits of Mughal and Deccani... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

A Mughal gem-set ivory horse head-hilted dagger, India, 17th century

Lot 136. A Mughal gem-set ivory horse head-hilted dagger, India, 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (50,684 - 76,026 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's the carved ivory hilt of horse-head form with flowing mane to one side, eyes and bridle set in the kundan technique with rubies, a row of turquoise stones set down the mane, finely carved floral design to base, the gently curved double-edged watered-steel blade with faint central ridge, gold-overlaid inscriptions at forte; 44.5cm.  ... [Lire la suite]

09 avril 2016

An exceptional dagger, Turkey, 16th century, with Mughal jade hilt, India, 17th-18th century

Lot 158. An exceptional dagger with fine openwork gold-inlaid steel blade with inscriptions, Turkey, 16th century, with Mughal jade hilt, India, 17th-18th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP (253,420 — 380,130 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the double-edged blade gently curved with a swelled tip, with central open-worked groove, the raised panel at the forte decorated on one side with gold-inlaid scrolling flowers, decorated en-suite at the tip of the blade, two lines of inscriptions... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2016

Bonhams to offer Indian royal family's treasure at its Indian and Islamic sale in London

Lot 292. A diamond, ruby and emerald-set gold 'manga malai' necklace, Tamil Nadu, South India, 19th Century. Estimate £50,000 - 70,000 (€63,000 - 88,000). Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- International auction house Bonhams is to offer a collection of jewels belonging to an Indian royal family at its Indian and Islamic sale at Bonhams New Bond Street on Tuesday 19th April. The family, who are based in the UK and wish to remain anonymous, will be parting with a number of treasures that have been in... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2013

Khanjar (Dagger). Mughal India, 18th century

Khanjar (Dagger). Mughal India, 18th century. Photo courtesy Francesca Galloway. White nephrite hilt with inlaid with gold, lasque diamonds and other precious gems. Overall length: 12.6 inches (32 cm). Francesca Galloway. Indian Paintings & Courtly Objects: Recent Acquisitions. Leslie Feely Fine Art, 33 East 68th Street, 5th Floor, New York 10065. T/M (917) 943 7737 - M +44 777 594 4098 - christine@francescagalloway.com - www.francescagalloway.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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09 août 2013


A RARE MUGHAL GEM-SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER (PESHKABZ), NORTH WEST INDIA, 17TH-18TH CENTURY. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the tapering curved watered-steel blade with broad flattened back chiselled and overlaid in gold with a pendant palmette, the dark-green jade pistol-grip hilt inlaid with scrolling tendrils of gold issuing floral rosettes, buds and leaves kundun-set with cabochon rubies and cut diamonds, velvet-covered wood scabbard; 40.5cm. Lot Sold: 73,250 GBPPROVENANCE: ex-Collection Robin Wigington, Stratford-upon-Avon,... [Lire la suite]
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