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Auction: Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence
was auctioned on: 19 June 2019
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Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000
Price realised:  US$40,000
Lot number 367, Views: 8

A CARVED JADE INKWELL NORTH INDIA, 1600-1625 Of globular form rising from short ring foot to short waisted neck, the rim with a carved protruding ring, the finely carved decoration with five large rosettes between bands of lotus and radiating petals above and below, one side with a suspension hoop 3 ¼ ins. (8.2 cm.) diam.; 2.5 ins. (6.2 cm.) high; 1 ¾ ins. (4.6 cm.) diam. at mouth Provenance Rev. Dr. Nevil Maskelyne (d.1811) The Royal Observatory, Greenwich. His wife Margaret Maskelyne at Bassett Down, Wiltshire, thence by descent Christie’s, South Kensington, 27 April 2012, lot 564

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence
Date of the auction: 19 Jun 2019
Address: Christie's
New York