09 août 2013

A RARE MUGHAL GEM-SET GOLD SPOON, INDIA, 17TH-18TH CENTURY

A RARE MUGHAL GEM-SET GOLD SPOON, INDIA, 17TH-18TH CENTURY. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow bowl delicately inlaid on the reverse with a lotus rosette comprised of radiating foil-backed diamond petals and rubies, the faceted tapering shaft inlaid with emeralds and bands of ruby quatrefoils within an engraved and chiselled gold framework, gold lotus bud terminal; 14.5cm. Lot Sold: 409,250 GBP NOTE: This spoon is comparable to the magnificent early-seventeenth-century spoon in the Victoria and Albert Museum (VAM 173-1910).... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2012

A Mughal gem-set gold mounted jade Pendant (Haldili); India, late 18th-early 19th Century

A Mughal gem-set gold mounted jade Pendant (Haldili); India, late 18th-early 19th Century. Photo Bonhams cartouche-shaped, inlaid with gold and set with cabochon-cut rubies and emeralds and tablet-cut diamonds in a three-stemmed symmetrical floral motif emanating from a small oval ruby, with two birds in profile flanking the central diamond, drilled for suspension. 5.2cm wide; Estimate: £8,000 - 12,000, € 9,600 - 14,000 Provenance: Property of a Gentleman.A haldili is a pendant amulet worn to control... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2009

An Indian gem-set enamelled gold Choker (guluband). Jaipur, 19th Century

An Indian gem-set enamelled gold Choker (guluband). Jaipur, 19th Century composed of thirteen interlinking square elements, set with rubies and white sapphires, fringed with seed pearls, verso enamelled in polychrome. 25 cm. wide. Sold for £3,360 Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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04 octobre 2008

A pair of gem-set gold Earrings. India, 20th Century

A pair of gem-set gold Earrings. India, 20th Century each in three sections, comprising a flower head, a flower and boteh medal-lion and a fish motif, seed pearl and ruby beads above. 11.5 cm. max.(2). Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, 6 Oct 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com
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