12 juillet 2019

A sword (talwar) with scabbard and associated gem-encrusted locket and chape, India, 19th century

Lot 79. A sword (talwar) with scabbard and associated gem-encrusted locket and chape, India, 19th century. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 131,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The sword hilt enamelled and set with diamonds, rubies and spinals, watered-steel blade, the locket and chape set with diamonds, rubies, spinals and emeralds, some colored gems foilbacked. Sword 37 7/8 ins. (88.5 cm.) long; locket 9 ins. (22.8 cm.) long; chape 8 5/8 ins. (22 cm.) long. ... [Lire la suite]
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