Sikh Art Watch – Oct 9th 2014 – Christie’s

Sikh Art Watch – 8 April 2014  - Sikh Art Auction at Christies

Auction Date: 9 October 2014  Islamic and Indian Art Sale-1557
Lot# 182
Estimate: $9,774 – $13,032

Sold: will update when auction is done

CATALOGUE NOTE
A SIKH SILVER REPOUSSÉ PARASOL (CHATTRI)
PUNJAB, NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
Of dome-shape rising to a flattened rounded knop and with a skirt of cusped hanging ornaments below, the sides decorated in repoussé with a band of roundels containing portraits of the ten Sikh Gurus with Guru Gobind Singh in an enlarged roundel at the front, set on a ground of scrolling floral vine and a band of cusped palmette above, the finial and some of the hanging elements now missing
7in. (17.8cm.) diam.
 

 

 

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