07 juillet 2019

A serpentine and rock-crystal flywhisk handle, North India, probably hits 19th century

Lot 82. A serpentine and rock-crystal flywhisk handle, North India, probably hits 19th century;7 1/8 ins. (18 cm.) long. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd Of typical form, set with a diaper pattern of foiled rock-crystal lozenges, rubies at finial and collar. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.130, no.100The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.157, no.103The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.181, no.107de Young Legion of Honor, San Francisco... [Lire la suite]