Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 19.06.2019

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A JADE SPOON

A JADE SPOON INDIA, CIRCA 1650-1700 Made in two pieces, the reverse of the bowl engraved with three petals in low relief 5 ¼ ins. (13.3 cm,) long; bowl 1 ½ ins. (3.7 cm.) wide

Lot #: 364

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A JADE-HILTED DAGGER

A JADE-HILTED DAGGER INDIA, 18TH CENTURY With gold-damascened rain guard, the pistol-grip handle carved with floral designs in low relief and set with a ruby at the tip and on each side 14 ins. (35.5 cm.) long

Lot #: 191

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A JADE-HILTED DAGGER

A JADE-HILTED DAGGER INDIA, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY The hilt carved from a single piece of jade, watered-steel blade 17 ins. (43.2 cm.) long

Lot #: 192

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A JADE-HILTED DAGGER AND SCABBARD

A JADE-HILTED DAGGER AND SCABBARD NORTH INDIA AND OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY The carved jade hilt and locket set with rubies, the watered-steel blade set with diamonds forming the bismillah and inscribed in gold above, the verso also inscribed in gold on the rain guard and along the blade, the

Lot #: 317

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A JEWELED JADE PLAQUE

A JEWELED JADE PLAQUE INDIA, CIRCA 1800 Lion and sun motif set with rubies, emeralds and rock-crystal, the reverse undecorated ¾ x ¾ in. (2.1 x 2.1 cm

Lot #: 202

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A LEATHER AND BRASS JEWELRY TRUNK

A LEATHER AND BRASS JEWELRY TRUNK The rectangular black leather trunk comprising ten compartments lined with magenta fabric, with brass slides and lock mechanism, accompanied by outer travel cover and two keys, 17 x 11 x 11 ¾ ins., lock inscribed 'Chubb's 128 Queen Victoria Street, London, Makers to

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A LION-HEADED JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH SCABBARD

A LION-HEADED JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH SCABBARD NORTH INDIA OR DECCAN, CIRCA 1750 Watered steel blade, in red velvet covered sheath with gold locket and chape 17 7/8 ins. (45.5 cm.) long; 2 3/8 ins. (6.1 cm.) wide; scabbard 14 in. (35.5 cm.) long

Lot #: 152

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A MANGO-SHAPED CARVED AND GEM SET GOLD PERFUME FLASK

A MANGO-SHAPED CARVED AND GEM SET GOLD PERFUME FLASK NORTH INDIA, 1700-1740 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds 3 ½ ins. (9.1 cm.) high, 1 ¾ ins. (4.5 cm.) wide, 1 7/8 ins. (4.7 cm.) deep

Lot #: 233

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A MEETING BETWEEN SHAH JAHAN AND KHIZIR

A MEETING BETWEEN SHAH JAHAN AND KHIZIR MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1640-1660 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, in pale pink borders on cream album leaf decorated with gold and polychrome cartouches and roundels, backed on green card Painting 6 ½ x 4 ¼ ins. (16.5 x 10.9 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 9 5/8 ins

Lot #: 345

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A MUGHAL ENAMELLED DAGGER ( KARD ) WITH VELVET COVERED SHEATH

A MUGHAL ENAMELLED DAGGER ( KARD ) WITH VELVET COVERED SHEATH PROBABLY JAMMU AND KASHMIR, NORTH INDIA, DATED AH 1189/1775-76 AD Steel blade, the hilt, locket and chape decorated in various deity figures with polychrome enamels on blue enamelled ground, the spine with Shi'a avocations and prayers in

Lot #: 379

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A MUGHAL GEM SET JADE HILTED DAGGER

A MUGHAL GEM SET JADE HILTED DAGGER INDIA, 19TH CENTURY With double edged steel blade, the pale green pistol form hilt set with emeralds, rubies and diamonds, with a stellar rosette and flowering plants to the grip and ruby buds and emerald collar to the pommel 16 ins. (41 cm.) high

Lot #: 314

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A MUGHAL JADE LOBED BOWL

A MUGHAL JADE LOBED BOWL INDIA, CIRCA 1700 The thin walls divided into six petal-shaped lobes converging in the centre of the bowl, the exterior finely carved in low relief floral designs, the base engraved in a flowerhead shape 5 ¼ ins. (13.2cm.) wide

Lot #: 361

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A MUGHAL ROCK-CRYSTAL FLASK

A MUGHAL ROCK-CRYSTAL FLASK NORTH INDIA, 1650-1700 Original gold collar and stopper, the body set with rubies and emeralds in finely scalloped gold kundan 3 5/8 ins. (9.2 cm.) high; 2 1/8 ins. (5.5 cm.) diam

Lot #: 236

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND BRACELET, CARTIER

A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND BRACELET, CARTIER Drop, button and baroque-shaped gray and black pearls, marquise, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum (French marks), 6 ¾ ins., 1953, signed Cartier, London, red Cartier case Provenance Maharani Sita Devi of Baroda Crédit Municipal de Monaco, 16

Lot #: 110

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CARTIER

A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CARTIER A graduated strand of thirty-seven round to oval natural pearls of 14.00 to 7.05 mm, old-cut marquise-shaped diamond, platinum (French marks), 15 ¼ ins., unsigned, partial maker's mark, red Cartier soft case SSEF, 2016, report no. 85153: 37 natural

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$1,000,000 - US$1,500,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A NOBLEMAN, POSSIBLY ASAF KHAN

A NOBLEMAN, POSSIBLY ASAF KHAN ATTRIBUTABLE TO BISHANDAS OR NANHA, MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1610-1615 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, a courtier with a plumed turban standing with his hand resting on a short red sword, backed on cream card Painting 5 5/8 x 2 ¾ ins. (14.2 x 7 cm.); folio 11 3/8 x 7 ½

Lot #: 324

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BRACELETS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND ENAMEL BRACELETS Pear and variously-shaped table and rose-cut diamonds, white, pink and blue enamel, foil, gold on a lac core, each 8 ins., early to mid 19th century

Lot #: 332

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND ENAMEL TURBAN ORNAMENTS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND ENAMEL TURBAN ORNAMENTS Pear and triangular table-cut diamonds, variously-shaped rose-cut diamonds, briolette diamond drops, green enamel on reverse, foil, gold on a lac core, each 2 1/8 ins., 19th century

Lot #: 309

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM BIRD PENDANTS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM BIRD PENDANTS Pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, cabochon and table-cut rubies, cabochon emeralds, red glass beads, pearls, green and blue enamel, foil, gold on a lac core, each 1 5/8 ins., 18th century

Lot #: 251

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM CHILD'S BAZUBANDS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM CHILD'S BAZUBANDS The pair of armbands of florette design, rectangular and cushion-shaped table-cut spinels and foil-backed colorless gemstones, pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, cabochon emeralds, green, red, white and blue enamel on the reverse, gold on a lac

Lot #: 164

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND MULTI-GEM KADAS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, ENAMEL AND MULTI-GEM KADAS Each bangle set with pear-shaped ruby cabochons, pear and mixed-shape table-cut diamonds, cabochon emeralds, pearls, red, green and white enamel, foil, gold on a lac core, each diameter 1 ¾ ins., 19th century

Lot #: 55

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, PEARL AND ENAMEL KARAN-PHUL EARRINGS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, PEARL AND ENAMEL KARAN-PHUL EARRINGS The earrings set with pear and oval-shaped table-cut diamonds, pearls, red and green enamel, foil, gold, 2 ½ ins., early to mid-19th century, with modern fittings

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, PEARL, EMERALD AND GLASS EARRINGS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, PEARL, EMERALD AND GLASS EARRINGS Triangular-shaped table-cut diamonds, rose-cut diamonds, pearls, emerald beads, round green glass beads, gold and silver, 3 ins., early 20th century

Lot #: 219

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, PEARL, GLASS AND ENAMEL EARRINGS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, PEARL, GLASS AND ENAMEL EARRINGS Rose-cut diamonds, pearls, green glass beads, red enamel, foil, gold and silver, 2 ins., early 20th century Provenance By repute, Nizams of Hyderabad

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, RUBY AND ENAMEL KADAS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE DIAMOND, RUBY AND ENAMEL KADAS Each bangle designed with opposing makara head terminals, pear and mixed-shaped table-cut diamonds, table-cut rubies, blue, green, red and white enamel, foil, gold on a lac core, each 2 ½ ins., late 19th century

Lot #: 161

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND MULTI-GEM PAIZEBS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND MULTI-GEM PAIZEBS Each anklet set with lozenge and quatrefoil-shaped quartz plaques, pearls, green glass drops, blue glass beads, red, white, green and blue enamel, foil, gold, each 9 ¾ ins., mid 19th century

Lot #: 304

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL CUFFLINKS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL CUFFLINKS Oval-shaped enamel plaques depicting Maharaja Vibhaji II Ranmalji, Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, old-cut diamonds, pearl, gold, ¾ in., early 20th century

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY KADAS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY KADAS Each bangle designed as opposing makara head terminals, variously-shaped faceted and table-cut diamonds, cabochon rubies, green, blue, red, white and yellow enamel, foil, gold on a lac core, mid to late 19th century, each diameter 2 ¼ ins

Lot #: 160

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE RUBY, DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM CHILD'S KADAS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE RUBY, DIAMOND AND MULTI-GEM CHILD'S KADAS Each bangle designed with opposing elephant head terminals, faceted rubies, diamonds and variously colored gemstones, gold, each diameter 1 3/8 ins., late 18th century to early 19th century, some stones deficient

Lot #: 159

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE RUBY, EMERALD AND PEARL KADAS

A PAIR OF ANTIQUE RUBY, EMERALD AND PEARL KADAS The pair of bangles set with oval cabochon rubies, oval cabochon and rectangular-cut emeralds, pearls, gold, each diameter 2 3/8 ins., 19th century, pearls restored at a later date

Lot #: 64

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019