Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 19.06.2019

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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 HORSE-HEADED GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH SCABBARD

A HORSE-HEADED GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH SCABBARD SIGNED SHIR AHMAD, HILT: NORTH INDIA, 1675-1725; BLADE: CIRCA 1750-1800 The hilt set in the first half of the 19th century with rubies and pearls, watered-steel blade with running ball bearings, known as the 'Tears of Allah', signed

Lot #: 153

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A GEM SET GLASS-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR )

A GEM SET GLASS-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) INDIA, CIRCA 1900 Set with diamonds and rubies, locket and chape loose and similarly decorated, watered-steel blade 10 5/8 ins. (36.8 cm.) long; 2 ½ ins. (6.2 cm.) wide

Lot #: 154

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A RARE GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER WITH SCABBARD

A RARE GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER WITH SCABBARD MUGHAL INDIA, 17TH CENTURY The slightly recurved watered-steel double-edged blade damascened with gold foliage on one side at the forte, the pale green jade hilt with swelling grip, and pronounced pommel, knuckle-guard with pierced and carved leaf and

Lot #: 155

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ANTIQUE EMERALD, DIAMOND, PEARL AND ENAMEL TIKKA

AN ANTIQUE EMERALD, DIAMOND, PEARL AND ENAMEL TIKKA The forehead ornament set with rectangular, oval and pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, table-cut emeralds, emerald bead, pearls, red, white, green and blue enamel on the reverse depicting a peacock, gold on a lac core, pendant 3 ¼ ins., strings 11 ¾

Lot #: 156

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND, EMERALD AND ENAMEL CRESCENT PENDANT

AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND, EMERALD AND ENAMEL CRESCENT PENDANT Circular, pear and triangular-shaped faceted diamonds, circular cabochon emeralds, red and green enamel, gold on a lac core, 3 ¾ ins., 18th century

Lot #: 157

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A SUITE OF ANTIQUE PEARL, DIAMOND AND EMERALD JEWELRY

A SUITE OF ANTIQUE PEARL, DIAMOND AND EMERALD JEWELRY Comprising a four-strand necklace, four-strand bracelet, a pair of pendants and a pendant, pearls, variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, variously-shaped cabochon emeralds, rectangular-cut emerald, green, red and white enamel, foil, gold, necklace

Lot #: 158

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 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 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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AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND, RUBY AND ENAMEL KADA

AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND, RUBY AND ENAMEL KADA The bangle designed as two opposing tiger head, variously-shaped table-cut diamonds, rectangular and variously shaped cabochon rubies, green, red and white enamel, gold on a lac core, diameter 2 5/8 ins., mid-19th century

Lot #: 162

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PAIR OF DIAMOND, EMERALD AND ENAMEL EARRINGS

A PAIR OF DIAMOND, EMERALD AND ENAMEL EARRINGS Of rosette design, pear and mixed-shaped table-cut diamonds, table-cut emeralds, green, red and white enamel on the reverse, foil, gold on a lac core, 1 5/8 ins., original pendants 18th century

Lot #: 163

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

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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AN ANTIQUE JADE, RUBY, EMERALD AND PEARL NECKLACE

AN ANTIQUE JADE, RUBY, EMERALD AND PEARL NECKLACE Jade plaques, cabochon rubies, ruby beads, cabochon emeralds, pearls, gold, longest length 24 ins. (adjustable), 17th century (plaques), restrung at a later date

Lot #: 165

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ART DECO JADE, RUBY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER

AN ART DECO JADE, RUBY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH, MOUNTED BY CARTIER Of lion motif, jade plaque, cabochon rubies and emeralds, table-cut diamonds, 18k gold (French marks), 2 ¼ ins., circa 1930, original bazuband mid-17th to mid-18th century, mounting signed Cartier, Paris, no. 003 Provenance Lord

Lot #: 166

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND 'CLIQUET' BROOCH, CARTIER

AN ART DECO DIAMOND 'CLIQUET' BROOCH, CARTIER Heart modified brilliant-cut diamond of 7.56 carats, marquise and old-cut diamonds, platinum (French marks), 2 ¼ ins., circa 1925, signed Cartier, 'Made in France', maker's mark, red Cartier case GIA, 2013, report no. 15768175: 7.56 carats, H color

Lot #: 167

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND NATURAL PEARL 'CLIQUET' BROOCH, CARTIER

AN ART DECO DIAMOND AND NATURAL PEARL 'CLIQUET' BROOCH, CARTIER Drop-shaped cream-colored natural pearl of 9.75-10.20 x 17.55 mm, two oval drop-shaped brownish gray natural pearls of 7.78-7.97 x 9.16 and 7.35-7.37 x 8.55 mm, old-cut diamonds, platinum (French marks), 4 ½ ins., 1922, unsigned

Lot #: 168

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ART DECO MULTI-GEM AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, CARTIER

AN ART DECO MULTI-GEM AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, CARTIER Designed as a maharaja, agate, bloodstone, carnelian, circular cabochon turquoise, circular, single and rose-cut diamonds, single-cut rubies and green gemstones, 18k gold and platinum (French marks), silver, 2 7/8 ins., 1937, signed Cartier

Lot #: 169

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A COLORED DIAMOND

A COLORED DIAMOND Old mine brilliant-cut light pink diamond of 7.56 carats GIA, 2017, report no. 2181648399: 7.56 carats, Light Pink, natural color, VS1 clarity, Type IIa

Lot #: 170

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A CARVED EMERALD AND GOLD RING

A CARVED EMERALD AND GOLD RING Carved emerald ring, gold, ring size 5 ¼, 16-17th century (emerald), gold hoop of later addition Provenance Lyn Revson Christie's, New York, 23-24 October 1996, lot 200 Lily Safra Christie's, Geneva, 14 May 2012, lot 34

Lot #: 171

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN EMERALD

AN EMERALD Octagonal modified buff-top step-cut emerald of 44.41 carats, 29.62 x 23.28 x 8.82 mm, mid-18th to mid-19th century AGL, 2019, report no. 1100344: 44.41 carats, Colombia, minor clarity enhancement, traditional type

Lot #: 172

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN EMERALD

AN EMERALD Round modified mixed-cut emerald of 105.12 carats, 37.55-36.85 x 10.80 mm, mid-18th to mid-19th century AGL, 2019, report no. 1100328: 105.12 carats, Colombia, minor clarity enhancement, traditional type

Lot #: 173

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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AN ANTIQUE EMERALD, DIAMOND AND PEARL NECKLACE

AN ANTIQUE EMERALD, DIAMOND AND PEARL NECKLACE Octagonal, cushion, hexagonal and rectangular-shaped emeralds, table and rose-cut diamonds, seed pearls, foil, gold and silver, restrung at a later date, shortest length 31 ins. (adjustable), mid to late 19th century AGL, 2019, report no. 1100320

Lot #: 174

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH SCABBARD

A GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH SCABBARD NORTH INDIA OR DECCAN, 1700-1725 Set with rubies and emeralds, pierced watered-steel blade fitted with three channels containing free running seed pearls, the velvet-covered wooden scabbard with enamelled gold locket and chape 14 ins. (35.5 cm

Lot #: 175

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER WITH SCABBARD

A GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER WITH SCABBARD NORTH INDIA OR DECCAN, 1700-1750; SCABBARD INDIA OR IRAN, CIRCA 1650 Set with rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade 13 5/8 ins. (34.8 cm.) long; scabbard 9 3/8 ins. (23.8 cm.) long

Lot #: 176

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A SWORD

A SWORD INDIA, 18TH CENTURY Watered steel blade with gold royal parasol mark, the spine inscribed with a Qur'anic verse in gold, gold damascened hilt with cushioning, the velvet-covered wooden scabbard with silver chape 40 7/8 ins. (103.8 cm.) long

Lot #: 177

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A PUSH DAGGER ( KATAR )

A PUSH DAGGER ( KATAR ) MUGHAL INDIA, 19TH CENTURY The hilt with gold damascened and open work deigns, the ricasso similarly decorated with a floral deisgn, the water steel blade in scalloped design, original yellow velvet sheath 18 ins. (45.7 cm.) long

Lot #: 178

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A GEM SET JADE HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH MATCHING LOCKET

A GEM SET JADE HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) WITH MATCHING LOCKET DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, 1675-1725 Set with rubies and emeralds, watered-steel blade 15 ½ ins. (39.5 cm.) long; locket 1 5/8 ins. (4.1 cm.) long; 2 ins. (5.1 cm.) wide

Lot #: 179

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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A GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR )

A GEM SET JADE-HILTED DAGGER ( KHANJAR ) POSSIBLY LUCKNOW, INDIA, CIRCA 1775-1790 Set with serpentine and rubies, rain-guard decorated in gold-damascened arabesques, watered-steel blade 15 3/8 ins. (39.2 cm.) long

Lot #: 180

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019

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THE EMPEROR AKBAR HOLDING A JEWEL

THE EMPEROR AKBAR HOLDING A JEWEL MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY Opaque pigments and gold on paper, inscribed ‘Akbar’ below, nasta ’ liq couplets bordered by illuminated panels above and below, black album leaf painted with gold birds, flowers and trees, signed on the bottom left hand corner ... banaya

Lot #: 181

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

Date: 19 Jun 2019