A diamond and ruby-set enamelled gold Figurine of a Parrot Northern India, 19th Century

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Lot 392
A diamond and ruby-set enamelled gold Figurine of a Parrot
Northern India, 19th Century

£ 4,000 - 6,000
US$ 5,500 - 8,300
A diamond and ruby-set enamelled gold Figurine of a Parrot
Northern India, 19th Century
enamelled in polychrome, depicted standing and perched on a bar on a circular base, the bird enamelled predominantly in green, its wings set with rubies and diamonds on one contour and in the middle, the tail with diagonal feather markings set with diamonds on each side, the eyes, chest and base set with further stones, the back of the shoulders with a floral spray in white enamel
11.3 cm. high, 18.2 cm. long

Footnotes

  • A similar parrot was sold recently at Christie's, London, Arts of India, 23rd September 2005, lot. 131.
A diamond and ruby-set enamelled gold Figurine of a Parrot Northern India, 19th Century
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