An expert guide to collecting Buddhist sculpture
Event Date19 June 2019 | Live auction 17464
Feast your eyes on an unparalleled collection of Mughal jewels, European-Indian hybrid designs and 20th-Century creations by leading Jewellery houses. Spanning over 500 years of history and sovereign power on the subcontinent, Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence tells the story of a continuous tradition of patronage from the Mughal Empire to present day, with provenance including the royal and noble families of India. This comprehensive trove of nearly 400 diamonds, coloured stones and the finest jewelled objects, swords and daggers will be offered in a landmark auction this June in New York.
These objects are offered from The Al Thani Collection. From next year, works of art from this encyclopedic collection will be shown at a new museum space in Paris. In addition to new acquisitions, sale proceeds will support ongoing initiatives of The Al Thani Collection Foundation which extend from exhibitions, publications and lectures to sponsorships of projects at museums around the world.
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Lots with a Low Estimate USD 50,000 and below are offered ‘Without Reserve'