Lot 5299. Jewel/art object: important antique art, elephant with extremely valuable Precious stones, one of a kind, former Maharadja-owned, India 1. Half of the 20. Century., Probate Court Jeweller Roesner

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Auction date:24.04.2020   16:30
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Lot 5299Jewel/art object: important antique art, elephant with extremely valuable Precious stones, one of a kind, former Maharadja-owned, India 1. Half of the 20. Century., Probate Court Jeweller Roesner
Jewel/art object: important antique art, elephant with extremely valuable Precious stones, one of a kind, former Maharadja-owned, India 1. Half of the 20. Century., Probate Court Jeweller And Roesner. Approx. 24 x 21cm, approx. weight 2750g, over 500g 18K Gold, finest carved work of lapis lazuli, rich decorations on the tusks, feet, trunk, ears and tail, blanket and canopy made of 18k Gold, the finest gold work, rich stone, of exquisite color range of about 460 rubies, Safiren, emeralds and tourmalines studded with precious gems cut in different shapes, in addition, Orient pearls, diamonds and coral, and a total of approx 210ct. The elephant is in excellent preserved condition, including a specially made very fine leather box, signed Roesner. According to our information, Mr Hans-Joachim Roesner brought this unique piece of one of his many trips to India, where he stones to precious gems for his clients was looking for. Acquired he has made this gem in the ' 60s from the former possession of the Maharadjas, probably in the 20s/30s. The present value of this elephant is exceptionally high. An Insurance certificate from 2016 puts the value to about 93.000€. The material, however, are merely value and the goldsmith's work are not taken into account, however, the history of this piece! NOTE: This lot is part of PART 2 of our 186. The auction is on Saturday, 25.04. auctions!

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