A FINE GEMSET PALE GREY JADE HILT
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A FINE GEMSET PALE GREY JADE HILT

MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

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A FINE GEMSET PALE GREY JADE HILT
MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
Of long slightly flaring tubular form with split bifurcating pommel, the grips finely inlaid with stylized foliage on which stand paired birds, set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds, the composition outlined in gold, the small sides decorated with a floral garland, the pommel with stylized floral sprays, drilled at the base for the blade tang
4 1/8in. (10.4cm.) long
Special notice

Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. Please be advised that a purchasers inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).
These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

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