09 mai 2011

A rare Mughal gem-set jade-hilted dagger (peshkabz), North West India, 17th-18th century & A jade-hilted dagger, India, 18th ct

A rare Mughal gem-set jade-hilted dagger (peshkabz), North West India, 17th-18th century. Photo Sotheby's the tapering curved watered-steel blade with broad flattened back chiselled and overlaid in gold with a pendant palmette, the dark-green jade pistol-grip hilt inlaid with scrolling tendrils of gold issuing floral rosettes, buds and leaves kundun-set with cabochon rubies and cut diamonds, velvet-covered wood scabbard;  40.5cm Estimate 60,000—80,000 GBP. Lot Sold 73,250 GBP PROVENANCE: ex-Collection Robin... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2011

An enamelled and agate-hilted dagger with bubri decoration and scabbard, possibly from the personal armoury of Tipu Sultan

An enamelled and agate-hilted dagger with bubri decoration and scabbard, possibly from the personal armoury of Tipu Sultan at Seringapatam, India, circa 1790. Photo Sotheby's the slender tapering watered wootz steel blade of peshkabz form with broad back inlaid at the forte with gold bubri motif, the agate hilt of waisted khanjar form with an enamelled gold pommel rendered in the form of a tiger's head, decorated with foliate scrolls and tiger markings reserved on an enamelled blue ground and kundan set with cut diamonds and... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2010

Three dagger, Mughal India, 18th century @ Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd, Asian Art in London

A gem-set rock crystal-hilted dagger. Mughal India, 18th century © Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. 43 cm. With slightly curving watered steel blade, the hilt set with rows of gemstones including rubies and emeralds set in gold - Price on requestProvenance : Warren Anderson collection, Australia, 1980s-1992; Sold, Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 14 July 1992, lot 1407; Private collection, U.S.A., 1992-2009. Published : Butterfield & Butterfield, The Warren Anderson Collection of Premier American &... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2010

Mughal jade-hilted daggers @ Bonhams

A Mughal gem-set jade hilted steel Dagger. India, 17th Century. © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd with slightly curving tapering blade, the jade hilt with curved pommel and scroll-shaped quillons, carved and inlaid with gold and set with precious stones including diamonds, rubies and emeralds forming flowering stems and branches, the scabbard with a jade locket set with rubies and emeralds, encased; 37.5 cm. long(3) - Estimate: £35,000 - 40,000, € 42,000 - 48,000. Unsold A group of nine depictions of arms and... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2010

A Mughal-style jade-hilted steel Dagger & A Mughal-style rock crystal Dagger Hilt

A Mughal-style jade-hilted steel Dagger. photo Bonhams with tapering and slightly curving watered steel blade with a flattenend spine, the forte decorated in gold with foliate motifs, the light greenish-beige hilt carved in the form of a ram's head, slightly facetted - 48.2 cm. long - Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 A Mughal-style rock crystal Dagger Hilt  photo Bonhamsin the form of a horse's head wearing a bridle with a wide open mouth with naturalistic detailing, with upturned quillons decorated with foliate... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2010

Unvalentines Jewelry: Dagger and Heart Druzy Pendant by Druizgjg

Druizgjg. Dagger and Heart Druzy Pendant 39ct 33x27x9x9mm Druzy onyx cabochon heart shape, bezel set in sterling silver with a gold studded bail 5.83mm id and a 60mm silver, gold and copper dagger going through it. It comes on a 2.5mm 16" ss ball chain. Price $200.00 USD @  etsy
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29 novembre 2009

Three dagger, Mughal India, 18th century @ Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd

A gem-set and gold-inlaid jade-hilted dagger, Mughal India, 18th century 39 cm. dagger; 41.5 cm. with scabbard. With curving watered steel blade, the white jade hilt inlaid with floral decoration set with emeralds and rubies; the red velvet-covered scabbard with gold repoussé chape and locket. Provenance Warren Anderson collection, Australia; Sold, Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 14 July 1992, lot 1315; Private collection, U.S.A., 1992-2009. Exhibited Splendeur des Armes Orientales, 4 May - 31 July 1988, page 112,... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

A jade-hilted dagger with gold-inlaid inscribed blade and diamond-set silver scabbard. Ottoman Turkey, circa 18th century

A jade-hilted dagger with gold-inlaid inscribed blade and diamond-set silver scabbard. Ottoman Turkey, circa 18th century The watered steel blade with a double band of inscription on either side, floral interlace on the forte, the spinach jade hilt carved with irises and with an appliqué rose-diamond rosette; the silver scabbard decorated with floral sprigs and strapwork, mounted with two elaborate medallions set with rose-diamonds, stamped with an incomplete tughra, chain and toggle attached. Provenance : Warren Anderson... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2009

A rock crystal-hilted dagger. Mughal, India. 18th century

A rock crystal-hilted dagger. Mughal, India. 18th century 41.5 cm. With curving watered steel blade, the hilt carved with floral and foliate decoration on either side, with curving pommel Provenance: Lord McAlpine of West Green, London, 1980s, inventory number M.5217 Warren Anderson collection, Australia, 1980s-1992 Sold, Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 14 July 1992, lot 1313 Private collection, U.S.A., 1992-2009 Published: Butterfield & Butterfield, The Warren Anderson Collection of Premier American &... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

A gem-set and gold-inlaid jade-hilted dagger. Mughal India. 18th century

A gem-set and gold-inlaid jade-hilted dagger. Mughal India. 18th century 39 cm. dagger; 41.5 cm. with scabbard. With curving watered steel blade, the white jade hilt inlaid with floral decoration set with emeralds and rubies; the red velvet-covered scabbard with gold repoussé chape and locket. Provenance: Warren Anderson collection, Australia Sold, Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 14 July 1992, lot 1311 Private collection, U.S.A., 1992-2009 Published : Butterfield & Butterfield, The Warren Anderson Collection... [Lire la suite]
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