• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    'HEAT AND DUST' (1983)
    AN ETCHED GLASS PART TABLE-SERVICE

    20TH CENTURY

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    'HEAT AND DUST' (1983)
    AN ETCHED GLASS PART TABLE-SERVICE
    20TH CENTURY
    Each lime-green bowl etched with Nawab Ahmeduddin Khan on a banner above a stiff-leaf band, comprising: twelve tumblers, nine champagne coupes, seven champagne flutes, ten red wine glasses, eleven white wine glasses, twelve port glasses and twelve spirit glasses


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    'Heat and Dust' (1983) is a Merchant Ivory Productions award-winning film, with a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala based upon her 1975 Booker Prize winning novel. It was directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant. The film was set in British India during the 1920s and starred Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Shashi Kapoor and Christopher Cazenove.

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    Provenance

    Nawab Ahmed Ud-din Khan.
    The Merchant Ivory Production 'Heat and Dust' (1983).