25 juillet 2019

An antique diamond, ruby and enamel kada, mid-19th century

Lot 162. An antique diamond, ruby and enamel kada, mid-19th century; diameter 2 5/8 ins. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The bangle designed as two opposing tiger head, variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, rectangular and variously shaped cabochon rubies, green, red and white enamel, gold on a lac core. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 247, no. 184The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 261, no. 180The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 16:24 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,

18 juillet 2019

An antique emerald, diamond, pearl and enamel tikka, mid-19th century

Lot 156. An antique emerald, diamond, pearl and enamel tikka, mid-19th century. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The forehead ornament set with rectangular, oval and pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, table-cut emeralds, emerald bead, pearls, red, white, green and blue enamel on the reverse depicting a peacock, gold on a lac core, pendant 3 ¼ ins., strings 11 ¾ ins., mid-19th century. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2019

An antique diamond, emerald and enamel sarpech, mid-19th century

Lot 218. An antique diamond, emerald and enamel sarpech, mid-19th century. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The turban ornament set with pear and oval-shaped table-cut diamonds, emerald beads, red, green, white and blue enamel, gold on a lac core, 5 ½ ins., mid-19th century.  Literature: Spink 1986, pp. 76-77, no. 83Jaffer 2013, p. 168, ill. p. 170 , no. 80. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 14:18 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
17 avril 2019

A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century

Lot 186. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century; each: 7.6cm. diam. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP (14,493 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the terminals in the form of two confronting makaras, each with a hinge for opening to one side, gem-set on a blue enamel ground on the exterior, the interior with polychrome floral enameling. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019,... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2019

A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century

Lot 173. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 25,000 GBP (28,985 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the hinged clasps rendered in the form of two confronting makaras, decorated with red, green, white, and blue enamels, the interiors with floral vines, set with foil-backed facet-cut diamonds to exterior and two cat-eye stones on heads; each: 7.8cm. diam. Provenance: Family... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2018

A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century

Lot 178. A pair of gem-set and enamelled bracelets (kara), North India, Rajasthan, mid-19th century; each: 8 by 8.3cm. max. Est: £12,000 - £18,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the hinged clasps rendered in the form of two confronting elephants with entwined trunks, decorated with red, green, white, blue and black enamels, the interiors with floral motifs, set with foil-backed facet-cut diamonds to exterior.   Provenance: Maharaja Shri Pratap Singh of Idar (1845-1922), Gujarat. Thence by... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2017

A rare red gauze lady's informal summer court robe, mid-19th century

Lot 1380. A rare red gauze lady's informal summer court robe, mid-19th century. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016  The gauze robe is finely woven with medallions of crane, butterfly, and peony in shades of white, blue, red, pink, purple and green, above a wide lishui stripe tossed with auspicious emblems. The sleeves are decorated with similar motifs, 54 in. (137.1 cm.) long x 76 in. (193 cm.) wide.  ... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

An apricot-ground formal court 'dragon' robe,jifu, mid-19th century

Lot 290. An apricot-ground formal court 'dragon' robe,jifu, mid-19th century.  Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,790 - USD 19,185). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The robe is decorated with nine five-clawed dragons in couched gilt thread chasing flaming pearls amidst dense ruyi clouds interspersed with bats and The Eight Buddhist Emblems,Bajixiang, all above a hem of cresting waves tossed with auspicious objects, and the lishui stripe. The matching dark blue-ground... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

A dark blue-ground woven silk informal lady's 'butterfly' robe, mid-19th century

Lot 287. A dark blue-ground woven silk informal lady's 'butterfly' robe, mid-19th century. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000 (USD 1,279 - USD 2,558). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The robe is decorated in gilt with confronting butterfly roundels, surrounded by scattered prunus flowers and smaller butterflies in flight. The collar and cuffs are decorated with fruits and leafy foliage in couched gilt thread, with a band of flower vase cartouches to each cuff. Together with an additional length of woven satin... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

Impressive diamond rivière, mid-19th century

Lot 357. Impressive diamond rivière, mid-19th century. Estimate 810,000 — 1,410,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Composed of a graduated line of pinched-collet-set circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, length approximately 400mm, fitted case signed Janesich. Provenance: Formerly in the Collection of Anna Murat, Princess de Poix (1841-1924) Thence by descent. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Session 3, Geneva, 16 May 2017, 07:00 PM  
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:08 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,