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

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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12 août 2012

Dagger Handle. Turkey, mid 16th century

Dagger Handle. Turkey, mid 16th century. Walrus ivory. 4 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in. (10.6 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm). 71.571. Acquired by Henry Walters, 1905. The Walters Art Museum This is a rare example of a 16th-century Turkish ivory hilt, delicately carved in relief with arabesque designs of interlacing foliage scrolls. Provenance: Michel Boy, Paris, by purchase; Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, May 15, 1905, no. 337; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1905 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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12 août 2012

Dagger from a Rifle Set. Turkey, 1732-1733

Dagger from a Rifle Set. Turkey, 1732-1733. Steel, decorated with gold, rubies (or spinels), beryls. 1 3/4 x 11 13/16 x 5/8 in. (4.4 x 30 x 1.7 cm). 51.76. Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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12 août 2012

Dagger Depicting Tamatori Retrieving the Sacred Jewel from the Sea. Japan, 1854 (Nambokucho-late Edo).

Dagger Depicting Tamatori Retrieving the Sacred Jewel from the Sea. Japan, 1854 (Nambokucho-late Edo). Metalworkers: Fukawa Kazunori (Japanese, 1824-1876), Hamano Masanobu (Japanese, born 1773), Ishiguro Masaaki (Japanese, 1813-1837). Steel, gold, copper, copper alloy, silver alloy, wood, textile, shakudo, shibuichi, sentoku (?). Mounted blade: 10 in. (25.4 cm) (l.). Acquired by Henry Walters.  Provenance: Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum,... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2012

Dagger and Scabbard. Turkey, mid 19th century

Dagger and Scabbard. Turkey, mid 19th century, steel, with gold inlay. Dagger: 1 1/2 x 9 13/16 x 1 in. (3.8 x 25 x 2.5 cm); sheath: 1 5/16 x 6 5/8 x 3/4 in. (3.3 x 16.8 x 2 cm). 51.77. Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903. The Walters Art Museum  Provenance: R. S. Pardo, Constantinople [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
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02 juillet 2012

Fine Moghul-style dagger; probably late 19th Century

痕都斯坦玉嵌寶石匕首 Fine Moghul-style dagger; probably late 19th Century. © I. M. Chait Gallery with a jeweled, celadon jade handle carved as a horse head and with gold tendrils; the antique blade with gilt foliate designs; L: 16 1/8" - Lot 337. Estimate $6,000-8,000 I. M. Chait Gallery. Asian & international Fine Arts Auction  -  Jul 08 2012 11:00 AM. http://www.chait.com
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26 avril 2012

A fine and rare Mughal carved white jade dagger hilt, India, 17th century, with ottoman blade and gem-set scabbard, Turkey, date

A fine and rare Mughal carved white jade dagger hilt, India, 17th century, with ottoman blade and gem-set scabbard, Turkey, dated 1209 AH-1794-5 AD.  Photo Sotheby's the hilt of rare white jade carved in pistol-grip form with floral motifs across the rounded pommel and quillons, the slightly-curved water-steel blade with gold floral decoration and inscriptions, the silver scabbard inlaid with gemstones along the rim set in a floral design with a scale pattern terminating with a... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2012

An Ottoman gem-set agate-hilted dagger with silver scabbard. Turkey, 18th century

An Ottoman gem-set agate-hilted dagger with silver scabbard. Turkey, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's the slightly curved steel blade with gold decoration comprising inscriptions and leafy scrolls, the hilt composed of two faceted agate pieces and gem-set mounts, the silver scabbard with chased floral decoration, scales and a stylised palm finial, inlaid at the rim and upper section with multi-coloured gemstones, inscriptions undeciphered - 2.0 - 36.2cm. Estimation 20,000-25,000 GBP. Lot... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2011

Dagger owned by Ottoman Princess and poet married to Grand Vizier for sale @ Bonhams

The dagger is estimated to sell for £3,000-4,000 at Bonhams in New Bond Street. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A miniature dagger set with gems and carrying the Imperial monogram of HIH Princess Adile Sultana (1825-1898) will be sold at the next Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale on October 4th in London. The dagger is estimated to sell for £3,000-4,000 at Bonhams in New Bond Street. This is one of the more affordable items in the sale which also features a selection of Mughal jewelled pendants at £30,000 to £100,000, a 16th Century Iznik... [Lire la suite]
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