17 juillet 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century

Lot 188. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger with matching scabbard, North India, first half 18th century; 15 ins. (38 cm.) long. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The hilt set with rubies, emeralds, yellow gemstones and citrines in gold, rain guard carved and decorated in gold-damascened floral designs on both sides, steel blade, sheath with gold thread silk cover and gem set decorated locket matching the hilt. ... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2019

A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India or Deccan, 1700-1750, scabbard, India or Iran, circa 1650

Lot 176. A gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India or Deccan, 1700-1750, scabbard, India or Iran, circa 1650;13 5/8 ins. (34.8 cm.) long; scabbard 9 3/8 ins. (23.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.122, no,93The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.146, no.94The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.170, no.98. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019   ... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A Mughal gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India, 18th century

A Mughal gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India, 18th century.  Estimate 10,990 - 13,737 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the jade hilt of pistol grip form with colourful gemstones set in gold kundan settings in a vine and flowerhead design, watered-steel double-edged blade with swelled central ridge and tip, gold koftgari decoration at forte, with silk covered wood scabbard. Quantité: 2 - 40cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 22 avr. 2015, 10:30 AM