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Auction 10 : Mumbai  Catalogue
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Auction 10
Lot 1
Coins ( )
Gold Kori of Kutch State

Pragmalji II (AD 1860-1875) 

Gold, 4.680 gr, Gold Kori (25 Koris) 

Issued with the name of British Queen Victoria on the reverse, minted at Bhujnagar mint, in the Vikram Samvat 1927 and AD 1870. Closed crescent type, Extremely Fine+, a Rare date.
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Estimate :
20,000 - 30,000
Opening Bid :
20,000
Realized :
75000
Lot Viewed : 1442 Times
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Lot 2
Coins ( )
Gold Tanka of Delhi Sultanate

Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq Shah (AD 1320-1325)

Gold, 10.980 gr, Tanka

This gold Tanka was minted at Hazrat Delhi mint by Tughlaq Shah, father of the famous Sultan Muhammad Shah III bin Tughlaq. Tughlaq Shah was a true Muslim and was very punctual in the observance of all the Ordinance of his faith, and especially in avoiding intoxicants. He even forbade the manufact...
Estimate :
40,000 - 50,000
Opening Bid :
40,000
Realized :
40000
Lot Viewed : 1452 Times
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Lot 3
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Mohur of Akbar, the Great Mughal Emperor 

AD 1556-1605

Gold, 10.780 gr, Mohur

This Kalima type Gold Mohur of Akbar was issued from the mint at Agra in the year AH 974 (AD 1567). The coin has Islamic Kalima on obverse that reads Arabic as La Ilah illah, Muhammad Rasul Allah (There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah). The name of the mint can be read at the bottom on ...
Estimate :
45,000 - 80,000
Opening Bid :
45,000
Realized :
71000
Lot Viewed : 1076 Times
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Lot 4
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Gold Hoan of the Great Maratha Leader

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (AD 1674-1680)

Gold, Shivarai Hoan, 2.890 gr, 11.96 mm, plain edge

The ultimate rarity in the coinage of the Great Marathas is a gold coin called Hoan (Hun) by none other than the saviour of Hinduism, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj himself. The obverse of the coin reads in two lines, Chhatra / pati; and the ...
Estimate :
1,200,000 - 2,000,000
Opening Bid :
1,200,000
Lot Viewed : 68772 Times
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Lot 5
Coins ( )
Sovereign of Australia 

Gold, 7.950 gr, 1 Sovereign (Guinea) 

The coin was issued under the authority of the British Queen Victoria in the year 1857 from the Sydney mint. The portrait of the Queen is shown with her hair tied with the banksia wreath on obverse. The reverse has a crown with the value of the coin and mint name (KM# 4). This is the only year in which mintage of these coins was lowest, only 4,99,000 pieces as against the 35,22,000 pieces of ot...
Estimate :
70,000 - 100,000
Opening Bid :
70,000
Realized :
70000
Lot Viewed : 22 Times
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Lot 6
Antiques ( )
Elephant Proto-type of Ganesha 

2nd century BC, Eastern India

Terracotta, 4 x 5½ inches

The head of an elephant is represented here in anthropomorphic form wearing a lot of ornaments over its head, trunk, ears and front legs. This depiction of an elephant is believed by many to be a proto-type of Ganesha idols that appear in the late-Gupta period. The terracotta sculpture has a pierce-through slot for inserting...
Estimate :
15,000 - 20,000
Opening Bid :
15,000
Realized :
25000
Lot Viewed : 17 Times
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Lot 7
Antiques ( )
Four-Armed Ganesha

Late 18th century, Western India

Bronze, 1¼ x 2 inches (3 x 5 cm)

The Kamalasana Ganesha (seated on lotus), is carved here with four hands and the trunk of the God is taking a piece of Modak (sweets) from his lower-left hand. He is seated half-crossed leg on a lotus, placed on a square pedestal. 

Registered antiquity
Estimate :
18,000 - 25,000
Opening Bid :
18,000
Realized :
18000
Lot Viewed : 16 Times
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Lot 8
Antiques ( )
Dakshinamurthi Ganesha

Early 20th century; Nasik, Maharashtra

Gold, 2.410 gr, 6.62 x 12.94 mm 

The Dakshinamurthi Ganesha is seated on a stool-like stand with both the legs resting from knees on the ground. Both the hands hold some tiny objects. 

The two-handed Ganesha has the rare form of trunk orientation, namely Balamuri, the trunk turning towards Right or ...
Estimate :
25,000 - 30,000
Opening Bid :
25,000
Lot Viewed : 7 Times
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Lot 9
Antiques ( )
Seated Ganesha 

Early 20th century; Madhya Pradesh 

Gold, 5.690 gr, 9.06 x 13.49 mm 

Lord Ganapati is seated facing front with the trunk placed in the left hand and eating his favourite sweet, Modak. His left leg is folded from the knee and the left hand is placed over the knee, whereas his right leg folded vertically and giving support to his right hand over the knee. 

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Estimate :
35,000 - 50,000
Opening Bid :
35,000
Lot Viewed : 3 Times
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Lot 10
Antiques ( )
Ram of Terracotta

2nd century BC, Eastern India

Terracotta, 3½ x 4½ inches

The head of a ram is represented here with elaborate decoration over its head having a decorated head-gear with a lotus pendant in the centre placed between its horns. The eyes are portrayed with a force signifying a powerful energy of its bearer. The terracotta sculpture has a pierce-through slot for inserting it in a wall object and a ...
Estimate :
15,000 - 20,000
Opening Bid :
15,000
Realized :
15000
Lot Viewed : 5 Times
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Lot 11
Antiques ( )
Nandi Bull

Stone, Nayakas period, Mid 18th century

Tamil Nadu, 7¼ x 13½ x 9½ inches

The Nandi Bull is seated here with a garland over its neck, mantle on its back and is looking calmly in the front towards Linga of Lord Shiva. 

Nandi being the vehicle of Lord Shiva, is always placed facing Shiva Linga and is kept outside the Garbha Griha of a Shiva Temple. It ...
Estimate :
75,000 - 100,000
Opening Bid :
75,000
Lot Viewed : 5 Times
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Lot 12
Antiques ( )
A Warrior Saint

18th century, Tamil Nadu 

Bronze, 8 x 3 inches (20 x 8 cm) 

The standing figure of a south Indian Warrior Saint is holding a shield in his left hand and a sword in his right hand. He is standing on a square pedestal with forceful facial expressions. 

Registered antiquity
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Estimate :
100,000 - 125,000
Opening Bid :
100,000
Lot Viewed : 5 Times
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Lot 13
Antiques ( )
High-relief Pot with Hindu Deities

Silver, 3.600 kg, 13 x 13 x 13 inches

Mid 20th century, Southern India

The highly carved silver pot depicts scenes of Hindu gods and goddess in four panels in the four cardinal directions. These are of Shiva and Parvati seated on their Nandu Bull with Lord Ganesha seated next to them; Lord Vishnu with his consort Lakshmi seated on his lap; Murlidhar Krishna with two of his Gop...
Estimate :
280,000 - 300,000
Opening Bid :
280,000
Lot Viewed : 16 Times
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Lot 14
Antiques ( )
Lord Vishnu in Tri-Bhanga posture

20th century, Kerala 

Wood, 9½ x 23 inches (24 x 59 cm)

Lord Vishnu standing in a tri-bhanga posture and holding his attributes in four hands: the upper left holds a lotus Bud (Padma); the lower-left a conch shell (Shankha); the upper-right Wheel (Sudarshan Chakra); and in the lower-right a club (gada). He is wearing a Kirit Mukut and a rosary...
Estimate :
40,000 - 50,000
Opening Bid :
40,000
Lot Viewed : 5 Times
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Lot 15
Antiques ( . )
Bust of Victoria Empress

Porcelain, 7 x 12½ x 33/4 inches (18 x 32 x 9.5 cm)
 
The bust of Victoria Empress with a small and beautiful crown over her head, decked up in Royal robes and jewellery and lo...
Estimate :
15,000 - 25,000
Opening Bid :
15,000
Realized :
26000
Lot Viewed : 11 Times
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Lot 16
Antiques ( )
Islamic Cup & Saucer 

20th century; Northern India

Silver, 59.410 gr

The miniature cup and saucer are engraved and decorated with the Ayats of the Holy Quran. The completely hand-made work of a silver craftsman is an umda example of Islamic calligraphy where the calligraphy-art was developed in lieu of any pictorial motifs.
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Estimate :
10,000 - 12,000
Opening Bid :
10,000
Realized :
16000
Lot Viewed : 13 Times
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Lot 17
Antiques ( )
Calling Card (Visiting Card)

19th century, northern India

Silver, 172.210 gr, 2½ x 4 x 3/4 inches

The monogrammed Calling card of a British Officer has a high relief country-side scenes on both the sides. The obverse side with the monogram initials depicts a rural woman carrying goods over her head against the backdrop of a village, placed on the lid of the case; the village scene below on the main body is carv...
Estimate :
25,000 - 35,000
Opening Bid :
25,000
Realized :
40000
Lot Viewed : 6 Times
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Lot 18
Antiques ( )
Royal Cigarette Case of Bhavnagar State

Early 20th century 

Silver, 132.840 gr, 33/4 x 31/8 inches

This is a non-hallmarked Silver Cigarette Case, probably of a King of  the Princely State of Bhavnagar in Gujarat. The case has an embossed Coat of Arms with two horses supporting a central shield. Inside the case has a spring to hold cigarettes with the hallmark SILVER on the inside lid but the name of man...
Estimate :
25,000 - 30,000
Opening Bid :
25,000
Lot Viewed : 15 Times
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Lot 19
Paintings ( )
A Folio from the Bihari Satsai with Radha-Krishna

Late 17th century

Paper, 8½ x 10 inches (22 x 26 cm)

The folio from the famous Bihari Satsai (700 hundred verses of Bihari) depicts Radha seated in front of Lord Krishna and discussing a point with him. In the top-left field two female angels are descending and garlanding Radha who is seated with three of her friends in the lower field of the painting. The Nagar...
Estimate :
170,000 - 200,000
Opening Bid :
170,000
Lot Viewed : 482 Times
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Lot 20
Paintings ( )
A Folio from the Bihari Satsai with Radha looking at Moon 

Late 17th century

Paper, 8½ x 10 inches (22 x 26 cm)

The folio from the famous Bihari Satsai series depicts Radha looking and prostrating at the Full Moon (Poonam) in the sky in the lower-left panel, she is standing with her friend in the terrace, while she and her friend are stepping on the stairs in the lower-right field. The Nagari legend in the top ...
Estimate :
170,000 - 200,000
Opening Bid :
170,000
Lot Viewed : 31 Times
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Lot 21
Paintings ( )
A Mughal Painting with a Christian Missionary 

Shah Jahan period, 17th century

Paining on card with gold work, 10¼ x 15 inches (26.5 x 38 cm)

The unique Mughal Painting with the theme of a Christian missionary in the centre, facing left and in the preaching position is a classic example of the world-known Mughal art with the Renaissance influence. The centre of the painting has a small rectangle engulfing the bust ...
Estimate :
800,000 - 1,000,000
Opening Bid :
800,000
Lot Viewed : 332 Times
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Lot 22
Paintings ( )
Jain Vardhamana Vidya Yantra

Late 16th century, Gujarat

Ink, opaque watercolour on cloth, 19½ x 19 inches (49.5 x 48 cm)

The Vardhamana Vidya Yantras are monumental ritual diagrams used exclusively within Shvetambara mendicant ritual practices. At the centre of this Yantra is an icon of Mahavira (Vardhawmana), the last Jina of this era and therefore the one in whose community (tirtha) and teachings (s...
Estimate :
180,000 - 200,000
Opening Bid :
180,000
Lot Viewed : 386 Times
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Lot 23
Paintings ( )
A folio from Kalpasutra

17th century, Gujarat

Paper, 93/4 x 4¼ inches (25 x 11 cm)

The single folio from the Jain Kalpasutra illustrates the seated posture of Jina Bhagvan in the Padmasana in the right field. Legend on the left field is written in Nagari script. 

Registered antiquity

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Estimate :
15,000 - 20,000
Opening Bid :
15,000
Realized :
33000
Lot Viewed : 8 Times
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Lot 24
Paintings ( )
A folio from Kalpasutra

17th century, Gujarat

Paper, 93/4 x 4¼ inches (25 x 11 cm)

The single folio from the Jain Kalpasutra illustrates the seated posture of Jina Bhagvan in the Padmasana with the right hand holding a rosary and the fingers representing the Dharma Mudra, painted in the left field. Legend on the right field is written in Nagari script. 

Regi...
Estimate :
15,000 - 20,000
Opening Bid :
15,000
Realized :
30000
Lot Viewed : 7 Times
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Lot 25
Paintings ( )
A folio from Kalpasutra

17th century, Gujarat

Paper, 93/4 x 4¼ inches (25 x 11 cm)

The single folio from the Jain Kalpasutra illustrates  four-armed Jina Bhagvan preaching to a lady in the right field. Legend on the left field is written in Nagari script. 

Registered antiquity
...
Estimate :
15,000 - 20,000
Opening Bid :
15,000
Realized :
44000
Lot Viewed : 8 Times
Total (145)