Jewellery

AN IMPORTANT UNCUT DIAMOND AND SPINEL SARPECH

Lot No
18
Description
Gross Weight : 120.150 gms
Spinel Weight : 22.65 cts approx (2 pieces)
Circa : Late 19th century
Estimate
Rs. 18,00,000 - 20,00,000

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A sarpech is a prestigious head ornament that came in vogue during the Mughal empire. It was usually adorned by the king and stood as a symbol for the emperor’s power and glory. This particular sarpech has open work side panels set with two suspended spinel beads and uncut diamonds on gold foliage. The fine meenakari enamel work on the reverse showcases the deft craftsmanship of the artist.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.

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