• Magnificent Jewels & The Archd auction at Christies

    Sale 1393

    Magnificent Jewels & The Archduke Joseph Diamond

    13 November 2012, Geneva

  • Lot 312

    A SUPERB ANTIQUE INDIAN RUBY, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL FLY-WHISK

    Price Realised  

    A SUPERB ANTIQUE INDIAN RUBY, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL FLY-WHISK
    The gold bell shaped cylindrical surmount decorated with cabochon ruby and table-cut diamond flowers on green enamelled ground to the tapered handle and terminal, Deccan, 18th Century, 26.0 cm


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    Cf. Treasury of the World, Jewelled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals, The Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait National Museum, Thames & Hudson, no. 6.50 for a similar fly-whisk.

    Pre-Lot Text

    A COLLECTION OF MAGNIFICENT MUGHAL JEWELLERY