08 mai 2011

Mughal gem-set gold and jade objects and jewelry, India, 17th,18th & 19th century

A rare Mughal gem-set gold spoon, India, 17th-18th century.  Photo Sotheby's the shallow bowl delicately inlaid on the reverse with a lotus rosette comprised of radiating foil-backed diamond petals and rubies, the faceted tapering shaft inlaid with emeralds and bands of ruby quatrefoils within an engraved and chiselled gold framework, gold lotus bud terminal; 14.5cm. Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Lot Sold 409,250 GBP NOTE: This spoon is comparable to the magnificent early-seventeenth-century spoon in the Victoria and Albert... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2010

Mauboussin 'Jaipur' & 'Bolero' @ Sotheby's Geneva

o Gem-set, cultured pearl and diamond necklace and a pair of ear clips, 'Jaipur', Mauboussin. photo Sotheby"s. Comprising: a necklace set with cultured pearls of black tint enhanced with cabochon and fluted carved sapphires, buff-top amethyst, pink tourmaline and peridot, and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 375mm, together with a pair of ear clips en suite, signed Mauboussin Paris, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate 40,000—60,000 CHF. Lot Sold 98,500 CHF Gem-set, mother of pearl, cultured... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2010

Indian jewelry @ Doyle New York

Pair of Indian High Karat Gold, Ruby, Diamond and Enamel Pendant-Earrings. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  The flower tops centering 2 round faceted rubies approximately 7.75 cts., encircled by 20 modified pear-shaped and circular table-cut diamonds, suspending a tapered line of 30 modified pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, altogether approximately 10.65 cts., closed backs, the reverse applied with pink, white and green enamel, approximately 28.5 dwt. Estimate $8,000-12,000 Indian Gold, Jaipur Enamel and Diamond... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2010

Collier rigide ouvrant en or jaune fourré, gravé et ajouré, Travail indien de la fin du XIXe ou du début du XXe siècle

Collier rigide ouvrant en or jaune fourré, gravé et ajouré, Travail indien de la fin du XIXe ou du début du XXe siècle, traditionnellement attribué aux ateliers de Jaipur. photo courtesy Senlis Enchères présentant un décor floral serti d'émeraudes, petits rubis cabochon, saphirs blancs taillés à l'imitation du diamant et pierres rouges synthétiques gravées de forme cachemire. La montu re entièrement émaillée en polychromie de type "Safed Chalwan" supportant en pampille des petites perles poire fines ou de culture.... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2010

Sarah Bernhardt Impressive Jaipur Diamond and Enamel Peacock Medallion Necklace. India, 1920.

Impressive Jaipur Diamond and Enamel Peacock Medallion Necklace. India, 1920. photo by Paul Fisher Estate Jewels An impressive Peacock Medallion diamond and natural pearl Jaipur necklace, the magnificent large Peacock Medallion fringed with pearls, suspended from 10 diamond set enameled sections. Purportedly worn by Sarah Bernhardt. Price contact dealer Paul Fisher Estate Jewels. 608 Fifth Ave New York City NY, 10020. Phone: 212.247.5725 - E-Mail: office@paulfisherinc.net
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15 avril 2009

'Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts' @ The V&A’s

Maharaja Sir Sri Krishnaraja Wodiyar IV Bahadur of Mysore, 1906 K Keshavayya ©V&A Images LONDON.- The V&A’s autumn exhibition, Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts, will be the first to comprehensively explore the world of the maharajas and their extraordinarily rich culture. It will bring together over 250 magnificent objects, many on loan to the UK for the first time from India’s royal collections. The exhibition will include three thrones, a silver gilt howdah, gem-encrusted weapons, court paintings,... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2009

An Indian gem-set enamelled gold Choker (guluband). Jaipur, 19th Century

An Indian gem-set enamelled gold Choker (guluband). Jaipur, 19th Century composed of thirteen interlinking square elements, set with rubies and white sapphires, fringed with seed pearls, verso enamelled in polychrome. 25 cm. wide. Sold for £3,360 Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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06 avril 2009

An Indian diamond-set gold Necklace. Jaipur, 19th Century

An Indian diamond-set gold Necklace. Jaipur, 19th Century composed of several square elements strung together, fringed with alternating seed pearl and green enamelled beads. 24.5 cm. wide. Sold for £2,160 Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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