20 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1700-1750

Lot 150. A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), North India, 1700-1750; 15 ¼ ins. (38.6 cm.) long. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade, green cotton covered sheath. Provenance: Christie’s, London, 5 October 2010, lot 357. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.113, no.85The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.141, no.89The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.165, no.93de Young Legion of... [Lire la suite]

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
14 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India, 1740-80

Lot 83. A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with scabbard, North India, 1740-80; 15 ins. (38 cm.) long; scabbard 11 ins. (28 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, set in silver and gold, watered-steel blade, scabbard covered with later block-printed cotton.  Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.129. no.99The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.154, no.100The Palace Museum,... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2019

A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), possibly Lucknow, India, circa 1775-1790

Lot 180. A gem set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar), possibly Lucknow, India, circa 1775-1790; 15 3/8 ins. (39.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Set with serpentine and rubies, rain-guard decorated in gold-damascened arabesques, watered-steel blade. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.126, no.97The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.155, no.101The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, pp.176-77, no.103de Young Legion of Honor,... [Lire la suite]