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Bid & Hammer's 'THE JODHPUR AUCTION' (SALE 0014)

by Bid & Hammer

Platinum House

26 lots with images

March 9, 2013

Live Auction

Umaid Bhawan Palace

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 342006 India

26 Lots
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A GREY STONE SCULPTURE OF CHANDIKESHWARA

Lot 1: A GREY STONE SCULPTURE OF CHANDIKESHWARA

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Description: Chola period, 12th century, seated in a lalitasana pose on a stepped plinth, elaborately jeweled, with a calm facial expression, an axe held in his right hand and a reclining snake over the waist. 21.3 x 11.4 in

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A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED AMITABHA, FLANKED BY TWO TARAS IN A POGODA

Lot 16: A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED AMITABHA, FLANKED BY TWO TARAS IN A POGODA

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Description: TIBET, 16th century, 40.9 in L x 20.1 in W (base) x 13.4 in D

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A JAMBIYA DAGGER WITH A SILVER SHEATH

Lot 22: A JAMBIYA DAGGER WITH A SILVER SHEATH

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Description: Mughal, early 19th century

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AN IMPORTANT AND RARE MUGHAL JADE DAGGER WITH A GOLD KNUCKLE GUARD

Lot 24: AN IMPORTANT AND RARE MUGHAL JADE DAGGER WITH A GOLD KNUCKLE GUARD

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Description: 17th century, 14.5 in

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AN ATTRACTIVE VINTAGE REPOUSSE / HAND CHASED SILVER BOX

Lot 30: AN ATTRACTIVE VINTAGE REPOUSSE / HAND CHASED SILVER BOX

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Description: c. 1900 with a scene of Siberian cranes around a three tiered water fountain on the top lid, repousse of decorative floral patterning on the sides, with side grip folding handles and smaller partitioned receptacles inside, perhaps for condiments or precious jewellery, weighing 8026 grams. 18.5 in L x 6.6 in W x 11.4 in D

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A HIGHLY IMPORTANT ENGLISH SILVER MIRROR PLATEAU

Lot 33: A HIGHLY IMPORTANT ENGLISH SILVER MIRROR PLATEAU

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Description: Elkington London, late 18th / early 19th century, weighing 10,270 grams. 37 in L x 14.6 in W x 12.2 in H

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A SOUTH INDIAN RUBY BILLA PENDENT WITH PEARLS

Lot 47: A SOUTH INDIAN RUBY BILLA PENDENT WITH PEARLS

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Description: composed of five multi-strand pearls inter-spaced with round gold and ruby kundan beads, with the round pendant set with rubies and a flat pukhraj in the form of a peacock, with the gold weighing 29 grams.

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A GOLKONDA DIAMOND RING

Lot 56: A GOLKONDA DIAMOND RING

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Description: c. 1930, set in Victorian style, comprising three old English cut Golkonda diamonds, weighing approximately 4.5 carats, with slight colouring in the central diamond, set in 18 carat gold, weighing 8.65 grams.

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A LARGE AND VERY IMPRESSIVE KILANGI (SARPECH)

Lot 61: A LARGE AND VERY IMPRESSIVE KILANGI (SARPECH)

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Description: in the form of a peacock with rose cut diamonds, fancy cut diamonds, rubies with one big oval-shaped rose cut diamond in the center, and two big emerald drops, with 118 diamonds weighing approximately 106.03 carats, 19 rubies weighing approximately 4.31 carats, 2 emeralds weighing approximately 59.45 carats, set in 18 carat gold, weighing 181.60 grams.

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A SUITE OF TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY

Lot 74: A SUITE OF TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND JEWELLERY

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Description: North India, c. 1890, weighing 112 grams.

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A CONTINENTAL MARBLE FIGURE OF A LADY CENTAUR PLAYING THE TAMBORINE

Lot 75: A CONTINENTAL MARBLE FIGURE OF A LADY CENTAUR PLAYING THE TAMBORINE

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Description: c. 1910, with the centaur seated on a column with two centaur cupids dancing and holding her while she is looking down, holding the tambura in both hands, with a bunch of grapes and a flower on the floor, with a variegated three-tier circular base. 39.3 in H

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AN ALABASTER-MARBLE SCULPTURE OF A LIONESS CREEPING DOWN A ROCKY PATH

Lot 79: AN ALABASTER-MARBLE SCULPTURE OF A LIONESS CREEPING DOWN A ROCKY PATH

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Description: dexterously carved, capturing the strength and concentration of the lioness, demonstrating her readiness to pounce on her prey, set on an imitation of a roughly cut rock site. The marble and resin amalgamation in this piece has been used to optimum, highlighting the physically powerful animal through her strong muscular body. It is an image of power and aesthetics, while revealing her hunting prowess. 21.6 x 15.7 in

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RENE LALIQUE 1860 - 1945

Lot 80: RENE LALIQUE 1860 - 1945

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Description: A UNIQUE SUITE OF SIX MASSIVE LUSTRE 'MOINEAUX I' CEILING LIGHTS, each approximately 12000 grams, glass frieze, with sand-blasted stencil mark 'R. LALIQUE. FRANCE' [MARCILHAC 2298 and p.188] 1932. 15 in L × 15 in W × 4.3 in D (each)

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AN EXQUISITE PAIR OF SABINO FROSTED GLASS CEILING LIGHTS
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ETIENNE DRIAN 1890-1965

Lot 82: ETIENNE DRIAN 1890-1965

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Description: AN EIGHT-PANEL VERRE EGLOMISÉ MIRRORED AND PAINTED METAL SCREEN, c. 1928. Each panel is 247.6 x 62.3 cm comprising 24 glass and mirrored tiles, signed Drian at bottom of one panel

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A MINIATURE BRONZE SARCOPHAGUS OR MUMMY CASE

Lot 88: A MINIATURE BRONZE SARCOPHAGUS OR MUMMY CASE

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Description: early 19th century, 8.7 x 3.3 in

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AN ART DECO STYLE COLD PAINTED BRONZE FIGURE OF A HAREM DANCER, AUSTRIAN

Lot 91: AN ART DECO STYLE COLD PAINTED BRONZE FIGURE OF A HAREM DANCER, AUSTRIAN

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Description: c. early 20th century, her skirt hinged at the front

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A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE URNS

Lot 92: A PAIR OF SEVRES STYLE URNS

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Description: decorated with a romantic figurative vignette after Fragonard, set on a turquoise blue ground with ornate gilt metal mounts and supports, 23.6 in H

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A PAIR OF ROYAL DUX PORCELAIN FIGURES OF A BOY AND GIRL

Lot 94: A PAIR OF ROYAL DUX PORCELAIN FIGURES OF A BOY AND GIRL

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Description: c. 1900, with the boy holding a basket and the girl holding a bucket, both clothed in apricot coloured costumes with burnished gold details, impressed marks, 31 in H

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A SET OF SEVEN MONOGRAMMED COPELAND CHINA DINNER PLATES

Lot 96: A SET OF SEVEN MONOGRAMMED COPELAND CHINA DINNER PLATES

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Description: with blue borders, patterned with rows of gold scallops, gold rimmed, with coat of arms in the centre, by Thomas Goode, England, for the Maharaja of Baroda, 8.3 in Dia (each)

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A LARGE CLASSICAL NARRATIVE CHINESE PAINTING

Lot 98: A LARGE CLASSICAL NARRATIVE CHINESE PAINTING

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Description: ink and colour on silk, c. 16th century, 59 x 32.8 in (with raw silk mounted frame)

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J.M.W. TURNER 1775 - 1851

Lot 100: J.M.W. TURNER 1775 - 1851

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Description: CULLALY DEEDY, water-gate in the Outer-rampart of SERINGAPATAM, where Tippoo Sultaun resided during the Siege (inscribed on original mount with title), pencil & watercolour on paper, c. 1800 24.2 x 16.5 in

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BAMAPADA BANERJEE 1851 - 1932

Lot 101: BAMAPADA BANERJEE 1851 - 1932

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Description: Untitled (King Giving Alms to a Poor Old Man), oil on canvas, 39.3 x 23.2 in

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MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN 1915-2011

Lot 107: MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN 1915-2011

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Description: Untitled (The Potter and the Lady), oil on canvas, signed top left, 29 x 22 in

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T V SANTHOSH b.1968

Lot 108: T V SANTHOSH b.1968

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Description: Untitled, oil on canvas, signed and dated 2004 on the reverse, 24 x 24 in

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WILLIAM HODGES, RA 1744 - 1797

Lot 112: WILLIAM HODGES, RA 1744 - 1797

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Description: SELECT VIEWS IN INDIA This very significant and rare book depicting the earliest views on India was published initially by William Hodges, then by John Wells, London, 1758 - 1788. Issued in two equal parts with 48 hand coloured aquatint plates, with 1 map and 1 list of plates. Original leather bound in hardback, with slight visible gilding on the borders and rubbing on the edges. The initial few plates have extensive foxing on the edges only and each hand painted plate has a description in English and French. Each of the 48 plates in this edition were hand painted by Hodges himself and very limited copies exist. 26.9 x 19.7 in

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