An international style that took inspiration from the various aspects of nature’s manifestation during the 19th century. This necklace illustrates the methodologies and vision, which jewellery makers adopted during this period. The necklace is studded with old-cut emeralds and diamonds.
A confluence of old-mine emeralds set with diamonds of varied cuts and sizes, fused to compose this exquisite bracelet. The design culminates and highlights the emerald studded in this monarchal design. The stone is
surrounded by rows of old-cut diamonds, baguette diamonds and emeralds.
Gross Weight : 42 grams Length : 17 cm, Height : 3 cm
This Maang Tikka, or ornamental head piece, comprises of diamonds and ruby detailing in the mid-section establishing the lot with a regal and elegant aura. The stones are placed in a symmetric manner, further enhancing its presence. The strand attached to the pendant of the piece has 23 diamonds along its length.
Gross Weight : 10.7 grams
Length (Strand) : 10.5 cm
Length (Pendant) : 3 cm
Comprising a necklace and a pair of earrings, the necklace has two strands studded with diamonds and 10 cabochon emeralds. 8 graduating emeralds with the motif of a flower in collet of studded diamonds. A singular emerald is placed at the epicenter of the strand beneath which the pendant is
suspended. The pendant has a significant sized cabochon emerald which is surrounded by diamonds in two circular set. The earrings with emeralds and diamonds follow a similar
design pattern. Zambian emeralds are approx. 25.3 carats and diamonds approx 38.5 carats.
Gross Weight : 132 grams
Length (Necklace) : 40 cm
Length (Earring) : 5 cm
The stellar appearing tanzanite is surrounded by clustered rose-cut diamonds in collet and the outer most circle comprises of rubies and emeralds. The composition and the placement of all the precious stones intonate a steady hue oriented visual. The rubies and emeralds in the outermost circle are interlinked by circular diamonds. The faceted precious stones are surmounted on 14ct white gold.
This necklace is composed of a leaf shaped
open work plaque set with circular-cut diamonds that links into two strands. Interlinked to a diamond collet centre, complete with a marquise diamond of 7.26 carats set in platinum. Total diamond carats approx 35.24.
An exquisite waterfall diamond necklace set in rose gold. The piece is composed of 37 rows upon which the diamonds have be embellished, size of the drop diamonds graduate in descend. The tinge of rose gold
and the reflection of the diamonds fuse to exude a shimmer of opulence. The clasp of the necklace is studded with diamonds. The earrings follow through with a similar design pattern of drop diamonds in steady flow.
Gross Weight : 114.64 grams
Diamonds : 68.32 carats
Length Necklace : 41 cm
Length Earring : 6 cm
This compact case is embedded with diamonds and rose gold closure. Demarked compartments allotted for a powder box & puff, a concise jewellery box, lipstick case, and an elegant lighter. The compact is inscribed with ‘La Miniaudiere De Van Cleef & Arpels’.
The heavily decorated tapering bowl with acanthus leaves and grapevines is mounted on a sprawling hexagonal foot. The central knop is studded with red gem stones and acanthus leaves. The base is decorated and engraved with enameled medallions of the St. Mary, St. Joseph and the crucified Christ. The motif of acanthus leaves has been adopted extensively and gives the visual a continuous design
flow. Deftly carved grapevines and stalk of wheat which are symbolic and integral to the sacraments of Christianity can be observed as well. The lot has the lozenge mark and hallmark on the bowl and on the foot. The lozenge mark is stamped as L.G, which is
made by Louis & Pierre Gille in Lyon, France. The marker’s hallmark is the Head of Minerva. The lot comes along with its original fitted wooden case.
Size : 10 x 6.75 x 6.75 in Gross Weight : 465 grams
Traced back to one of the oldest and richest civilizations known, this is a set of two Persian candle stands and a mounted bowl made in silver. A closer look at the design
reveals the depth in the skillset and technique Persian artisans had acquired. The extensively chased pattern on the candle stands sprawl with an even flow. The mounted
bowl has a mix of floral and netted weave design, which fulcrum’s on the tiered detailing on the base.
Size : 7 x 15.5 x 11 in (Bowl) Size : 10.5 x 3.6 x 3.6 in(Candle Stand) Gross Weight : 1679 grams
This multi-tiered Epergne has been crafted with 8 container bowls, with the ascended unit as its highlight.
The epergne came into existence in France during the
early 18th century, in tandem this attractive table centre piece began to be observed in England as well. By the 18th century, hosting guests and ensuring that every aspect of
hospitality was impeccable became imperative. There was a marked graduation to finer cutlery that was yearned for by aristocratic estates. Tables were being decorated with
acute detailing accentuating development of silver cutlery. The epergne was exactly this, an ornate tiered centerpiece, constructed to bear rare nuts, fruits, condiments and various gourmet fineries from the tropics
or the East. Studies show that the epergne first appeared on the English table around the 1720s.
Size : 13.5 x 21 x 21 in Gross Weight : 4510 grams
An intricately engraved scroll, composed and designed with a plethora of floral detailing. Historically such scrolls were used to store and convey parchments within its cylindrical gauge. It has an equally detailed cap which
conceals the document and ensures the confidentiality of the order/message is safeguarded.
This lot is a visually elaborate scroll adorned with Kutch chased style, the incorporated scenic element captures
the hunting routine of a family living in the woods. The figures of the hunting party display a certain degree of inertia while the deer is depicted with dramatic momentum.
The holistic design patterns of nature incorporated in the scroll’s surface propels and smoothly emerges to the fore.
The threaded cap has impressive symmetric decorative detailing.
Silver scroll holders were used in the presentation of administrative documents both in Burma and India.
This silver Nandi with its placid disposition is depicted resting on its haunches. This particular piece is designed and decorated elegantly with ornate details. The contours of the anatomy is realistic and its divine
attributes are represented with the intricate bejeweled accoutrements around the neck.
The Nandi is known as the gate keeper and a staunch follower of the Hindu deity Shiva. The association of the god and the Nandi is deeply integrated therefore the presence of a statue of a Nandi at the entrance of many temples dedicated to Shiva is a frequent sight.
Size : 12.25 x 16.5 x 8.75 in Gross Weight : 5169 grams
The design pattern in all the units reflects the seminal iconography of Kutch silverware.
The trays have scenic pictorial depictions of dense hinterlands with the presence of
humans and animals etched with finesse. The larger tray has handles and the outer
boundaries of both the trays have a floral design flow which circumvents with smooth
precision. The outer body of the box has elegant repousse work while the concealed
interior has been smoothly flattened rendering it with an iridescent shimmer. A detailed lion figure adorns the top frontal perspective, imbibing the box with a regal and authoritative persona.
Size : 1.5 x 19 x 12.5 in and smaller Gross Weight : 2434 grams
The design ergonomics of this silver Burmese box fuses figures of warriors and conquerors embalmed in their moment of glory. The descending narrative flow of the box is embossed with tales of battle. The sheer
momentum of narration is elevating and depicts with precision the gore of battle and the exaltation of the victor. The characters depicted have features of the demography of the Orient that pleases the discerning
eyes of the viewer. The lid of the box has a finely crafted figure of a man standing with poise. Exuberating a potent velocity of acquired combat discipline, the character dramatically emphases it’s utility as a repository of treasure which is safeguarded
by the Zen warrior.
An indigenous Silver Burmese box
engraved with depictions of folktales of
Burma. Motifs adopted in this work
symbolically represent the craftsmanship
of Burmese silversmiths.
This lot illustrates the methodology adopted by Burmese artisans and the design layout depicted on the frontal strip has been executed in repousse technique. The principal pictorial scene depicts characters captured in elegant postures. The depictions are embossed in high-relief, creating a dramatic effect. Character figures are given textural and facial features through chasing technique. The floral pattern on the frieze imbibes this lot with seamless visual identity. The bottom band is simplistic, and thus serves as a firm foundation upon which the patterns sprout. The highlight of the box is the lid, which depicts incise characters with definitive attributes of royalty. The chief protagonist is depicted seated in his court with a defined countenance of authority being entertained by danseuse nymphs.
This silver bowl from Kutch has an
indefinite aristocratic presence.
Traction-less chased floral design
adorns the base upwards. The
curvature of the frieze section, is
complimented by the precise repousse
technique implemented to emboss the
elaborate design element of this piece.
Size : 27.3 x 7.75 x 7.75 in Gross Weight : 851 grams
Kutch silver is distinguished by its closely worked foliate, repoussé and chased design. This silver box displays the chief attributes of Kutch silverware. The lion in pursuit of its prey is depicted with sheer momentum. The deities standing guard on the four corners, along with detailed intricacies imbibe this
piece with an embellished finish.