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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09 août 2013

A GEM-SET JADE ARCHER'S RING, INDIA, CIRCA 1800

A GEM-SET JADE ARCHER'S RING, INDIA, CIRCA 1800. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the pale grey jade of typical form inlaid with foliate gold tendrils issuing kundan-set buds and flowerheads of emerald and ruby encircling a central cut-diamond; 4.5cm. Lot Sold: 5,000 GBPSotheby's. Arts of The Islamic World. London | 06 Apr 2011 - www.sothebys.com
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30 septembre 2012

A Gem-Set Jade Hilt And Two Scabbard Mounts. India, 19th Century or Later 

A Gem-Set Jade Hilt and Two Scabbard Mounts. India, 19th Century or Later. Photo Christie's Ltd 2012 The hilt of pistol shape with rounded quillons, the two scabbard mounts of typical shape, the gold inlaid decoration with a lattice of trefoil palmettes set with foiled rubies overall, a long palmette along the pommel, the hilt inlaid with a band of emeralds above the quillon, minor loss to hilt, small restoration to the upper scabbard mount. Hilt 5½in. (14cm.) long (3). Estimate £7,000 - £10,000 Christie's. Arts of... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2010

A Mughal gem-set jade Pendant. India, 18th Century & A pair of Mughal style gem-set pendant Earrings

A Mughal gem-set jade Pendant. India, 18th Century. photo Bonhams of cartouche form, inlaid in gold kundan and set with stones forming a floral spray with buds, suspension loop, 5 x 3.5 cm. max. Estimate: £600 - 800 A pair of Mughal style gem-set pendant Earrings. photo Bonhams each with oval pendant with gem-set bird, with gold rosette suspension, each approx. 2.6 cm. long(2) Estimate: £400 - 600 Bonhams. The Knightsbridge Islamic and Indian Art Sale, 9 Jun 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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20 avril 2010

A gem-set jade Bowl & a gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century

A gem-set jade Bowl, India, late 19th Century. photo Bonhams on a short foot, the jade in a green opaque tone, rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in gold depicting a repeat design showing a bird on leafy branches - 8.8 cm. diam., 4.5 cm. high. Sold for £18,000 A gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century. photo Bonhams dark olive green jade, of rectangular form surmounted by a small foliate terminal, a trefoil finial below, finely engraved and inlaid with gold depicting branches issuing from a small vase, the... [Lire la suite]
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