19 mai 2011

A fine Mughal-style agate brush washer. Early 18th century

A fine Mughal-style agate brush washer. Early 18th century. Photo Bonhams Of deep oval form, the sides finely carved in imitation of a chrysanthemum, each side with chrysanthemum-form handles suspending loose-ring handles, carved wood stand. 14.5cm (5¾in) wide (2). Sold for £14,40 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 12 May 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com  
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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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08 mai 2011

A Mughal-style carved jade bowl, China, 18th century

A Mughal-style carved jade bowl, China, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's of pale green tones, the walls carved with six lobes, decorated in relief with flowering lily plants and scrolling leaves above a palmette arcade, the well with a central lotus flower with enveloping petals, the base with concentric bands of lotus petals; 10cm. diam. Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 39,650 GBP PROVENANCE: Ec-Collection of Charles Kelekian (inv. no.632)Sold in these rooms 15 October 1998, lot 133 NOTE: The Chinese interest in... [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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20 mai 2009

A fine and rare Mughal-style white jade goat-shaped water dropper and stopper. Late 18th/early 19th century

A fine and rare Mughal-style white jade goat-shaped water dropper and stopper. Late 18th/early 19th century The skilfully-hollowed vessel carved in the form of a recumbent goat looking forward, the curved horns resting on its shoulders, the leaf-shaped tail incised at the edges, the legs tucked underneath, with a circular opening at the top carved with a lappet border, the hollow cylindrical stopper with a lotus finial, all resting on a green-stained ivory and wood stand carved with flowers growing amidst rockwork.. 6cm... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Very minor losses to enamels. B. 7,2 cm. Est. 4 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Small dent to body, very minor losses to enamel. H. 6,3 cm. Est. 5 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de