Arts of India

Christie's
1 October 2012, London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 01.10.2012

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TWO ILLUSTRATED FOLIOS DEPICTING THE LIFE OF VISHNU

TWO ILLUSTRATED FOLIOS DEPICTING THE LIFE OF VISHNU
PROBABLY RAJASTHAN, INDIA, 17TH CENTURY
TWO ILLUSTRATED FOLIOS DEPICTING THE LIFE OF VISHNU PROBABLY RAJASTHAN, INDIA, 17TH CENTURY Opaque pigments and gold on paper, each with a large illustration bordered to the left with 10ll. of black prakrit

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A COUPLE ON A TERRACE

A COUPLE ON A TERRACE
HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, CIRCA 1750
A COUPLE ON A TERRACE HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, CIRCA 1750 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the lord seated on a low throne-like chair with cusped back, his legs held by a yogi band, holding a bottle and a cup which he

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES

AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES
HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, CIRCA 1750 AD
AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, CIRCA 1750 AD Opaque and transparent pigments and gold on paper, depicting two ladies holding lotus flowers, one plucking petals, probably

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI OF MALK...

AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI OF MALKOS RAGA
HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, CIRCA 1750 AD
AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI OF MALKOS RAGA HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CENTRAL INDIA, CIRCA 1750 AD Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the lady standing and staring at

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A SILVER SPICE BOX

A SILVER SPICE BOX
CENTRAL OR SOUTH INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
A SILVER SPICE BOX CENTRAL OR SOUTH INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY On five feet, of flower-shaped form divided into heart-shaped compartments, each with hinged opening and bird finial, the central screw with a peacock atop a flower bud, the base

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A SILVER SPICE BOX

A SILVER SPICE BOX
POSSIBLY MYSORE, SOUTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
A SILVER SPICE BOX POSSIBLY MYSORE, SOUTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY Of flower-shaped form divided into heart-shaped compartments, each with hinged opening and floral finial, the central screw in the form of a flower bud, the base engraved with

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: KHAMBAVATI (KHAMBAJ) R...

AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: KHAMBAVATI ( KHAMBAJ ) RAGINI
PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, CIRCA 1800
AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: KHAMBAVATI ( KHAMBAJ ) RAGINI PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, CIRCA 1800 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, a lady depicted worshipping the four-headed Brahma, a standing female

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GOLD PENDANT (KAZHUTTHUTU)

A GOLD PENDANT ( KAZHUTTHUTU )
TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A GOLD PENDANT ( KAZHUTTHUTU ) TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of typical comb-like form, the repoussé decoration with the Hindu god Shiva and his consort Parvati, seated on Nandi, the sacred

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GOLD PENDANT, (KAZHUTTHURU)

A GOLD PENDANT, ( KAZHUTTHURU )
TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A GOLD PENDANT, ( KAZHUTTHURU ) TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of typical comb-like form, with seated Lakshmi flanked by two elephants, the upper panel with floral spray, the lower register

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GOLD PENDANT (THALI)

A GOLD PENDANT ( THALI )
TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A GOLD PENDANT ( THALI ) TAMIL NADU, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY The central element of a marriage necklace ( kazhutthuru ), of elongated shape with spherical and cylindrical elements to the centre beneath a

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A YOUNG PRINCE USURPING THE THRONE

A YOUNG PRINCE USURPING THE THRONE
MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1710
A YOUNG PRINCE USURPING THE THRONE MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1710 From a poetical romance relating to Shah 'Alam I, opaque pigments heightened with gold and silver on paper, depicting a young prince lifting an elder king from his throne and ready

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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TWO FIGURAL SILVER TRAYS

TWO FIGURAL SILVER TRAYS
INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
TWO FIGURAL SILVER TRAYS INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of circular form, the silver repoussé decoration with foliated scrolls to the borders and with ribbed rim, the largest with a central roundel with a bear, the other with a group of cranes, each with

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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TWO ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ SILVER TRAYS

TWO ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ SILVER TRAYS
INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
TWO ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ SILVER TRAYS INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of circular form, the silver engraved and repoussé decoration with foliated scrolls to the borders and with ribbed rim, each with a central roundel with a rosette, with old

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A KING DEMON AND COURTIERS

A KING DEMON AND COURTIERS
KANGRA OR GARHWAL, INDIA, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A KING DEMON AND COURTIERS KANGRA OR GARHWAL, INDIA, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the scene set in a courtyard closed by an arcaded wall, the red-skinned demon seated and listening to

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A FINE PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL OFFICER, PROBABLY KHALILULLAH KH...

A FINE PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL OFFICER, PROBABLY KHALILULLAH KHAN
MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1650-60 AD
A FINE PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL OFFICER, PROBABLY KHALILULLAH KHAN MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1650-60 AD Opaque and transparent pigments on paper, standing and facing left, his right hand holding a sarpech , his left

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A SILVER SPICE BOX (PANDAN)

A SILVER SPICE BOX ( PANDAN )
MALWA, INDIA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
A SILVER SPICE BOX ( PANDAN ) MALWA, INDIA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY Of flower-shaped form divided into heart-shaped compartments, each with hinged opening and peacock finial, the central screw with a flaring cup with lid, on seven

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A LARGE SILVER REPOUSSÉ DISH

A LARGE SILVER REPOUSSÉ DISH
INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
A LARGE SILVER REPOUSSÉ DISH INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Of circular form, the silver repoussé decoration with foliated scrolls to the borders and with scalloped rim, the central roundel with a peacock, with old label to the base 13in. (33cm.) diam

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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KRISHNA AND BALARAMA RETURN FROM THE FOREST

KRISHNA AND BALARAMA RETURN FROM THE FOREST
RAJASTHAN, INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY
KRISHNA AND BALARAMA RETURN FROM THE FOREST RAJASTHAN, INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the two brothers arriving at Vrindavan and welcomed by gopies, a crowd of cowherds and cows behind them

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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GOLD TRAPPINGS FOR A SACRIFICIAL BUFFALO

GOLD TRAPPINGS FOR A SACRIFICIAL BUFFALO
KOTA TRIBE, TAMILD NADU, SOUTH INDIA, CIRCA 1850-1875
GOLD TRAPPINGS FOR A SACRIFICIAL BUFFALO KOTA TRIBE, TAMILD NADU, SOUTH INDIA, CIRCA 1850-1875 With two discs sewn with concentric bands of cowrie shells attached together with metal shaped beads on thick

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A RUBY AND GOLD NECKLACE

A RUBY AND GOLD NECKLACE
INDIA,19TH CENTURY
A RUBY AND GOLD NECKLACE INDIA,19TH CENTURY The lace with two rows of rubies, the ladder-pattern gold pendant with floral spray finial and three ruby tassels 14½in. (37.5cm.) long

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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AN ENAMELLED MANGO-SHAPED PENDANT

AN ENAMELLED MANGO-SHAPED PENDANT
NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
AN ENAMELLED MANGO-SHAPED PENDANT NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY The white, green, red and blue enamel decoration with floral spray on white ground, the reverse with a diamond-inset gold-inlaid floral theme against green ground, with modern lace

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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TWO GOLD-REPOUSSÉ MEDALLIONS

TWO GOLD-REPOUSSÉ MEDALLIONS
SOUTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
TWO GOLD-REPOUSSÉ MEDALLIONS SOUTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY Each depicting Lakshmi, either seated or standing, surrounded with floral forms, set in modern gold and lapis-lazzuli mounts, on metal plaque Each 1½in. (3.2cm.) across (2

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GOLD CONTAINER IN THE FORM OF AN ARTICULATED FISH

A GOLD CONTAINER IN THE FORM OF AN ARTICULATED FISH
PROBABLY EASTERN INDIA AND BAY OF BENGAL, 19TH CENTURY
A GOLD CONTAINER IN THE FORM OF AN ARTICULATED FISH PROBABLY EASTERN INDIA AND BAY OF BENGAL, 19TH CENTURY For powdered vermillion, with gemset eyes, the hinged head opening to reveal an oval

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A FINE ENAMELLED GOLD ARMBAND BAZUBAND

A FINE ENAMELLED GOLD ARMBAND BAZUBAND
NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
A FINE ENAMELLED GOLD ARMBAND BAZUBAND NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER With modern mounts and rows of cultured pearls to use as a bracelet, the central square panel flanked by two articulated cusped panels on either side

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GOLD BETEL NUT CUTTER

A GOLD BETEL NUT CUTTER
INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A GOLD BETEL NUT CUTTER INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY Of typical form, one of the arms shaped as a realistically interpreted bird, with engraved plumage, with mango-shaped finials 4in. (10cm.) long

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A LARGE GEM-SET GOLD PENDANT

A LARGE GEM-SET GOLD PENDANT
INDIA, 20TH CENTURY
A LARGE GEM-SET GOLD PENDANT INDIA, 20TH CENTURY Of rectangular form, the dense gold lattice embelished with applied panels in the shape of birds, bands of gemstones above and below, rows of natural and cultured pearls, with three rounded pendants

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A LARGE SILVER-REPOUSSÉ BOWL

A LARGE SILVER-REPOUSSÉ BOWL
PROBABLY KUTCH, WESTERN INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
A LARGE SILVER-REPOUSSÉ BOWL PROBABLY KUTCH, WESTERN INDIA, 19TH CENTURY With rounded body rising from a flaring foot, the repoussé decoration with flowers within heart-shaped medallions interspersed with palmettes, the rim

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A DIAMOND-SET GOLD BRACELET

A DIAMOND-SET GOLD BRACELET
INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
A DIAMOND-SET GOLD BRACELET INDIA, 19TH CENTURY The gold mounts articulated along a braided cord, predominantly with table-cut diamonds, the sides with foiled emeralds, the ties of green and red fabrics with tassels Not including tassels 7½in. (19cm

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GOLD-REPOUSSÉ BEGGING BOWL

A GOLD-REPOUSSÉ BEGGING BOWL
THAILAND, CIRCA 1900
A GOLD-REPOUSSÉ BEGGING BOWL THAILAND, CIRCA 1900 Rimless, of slightly rounded profile, on plain base, the gold repoussé decoration with signs of the zodiac within cusped medallions against dense scrolling foliated ground, the base with a kinaree

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012

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A GEM-SET GOLD BRACELET

A GEM-SET GOLD BRACELET
INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A GEM-SET GOLD BRACELET INDIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY With rounded body and ribbed extremities joined together by a roundel, the body and borders of the roundel with bands of foiled cabochon rubies 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) diam

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.10.2012