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News about Mughal Antique
NEW YORK – In 1526, the Mughals, descendants of the Mongol leaders Tamerlane and Genghis Khan, created an empire stretching from the Indus Valley and northern Afghanistan to sub-continental India. The empire endured until the 19th century, and flourishing trade sparked Mughal artisans to innovate within a wide range of arts and crafts, from textiles to […]
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. –Rago Arts and Auction Center’s 2,000-lot auction on Sept. 14-16 would have been a great success without lot 2606. With it, Rago’s has made news. Lot 2606, cataloged as “jewel encrusted Mughal dagger, Northern India, rare Kanhjar form, 18th/19th century Quillon, grip and pommel in gold set with cabochon rubies, emeralds and diamonds […]
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery will hold back-to-back sales in August: a Summer Fine Jewelry & Timepieces auction on Thursday, August 10, and a Design + Art + Fine Asian Art sale on Friday, August 11. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – “And God said, let there be light and then there was light,” according to the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament of the Bible. Many would insist that God didn’t create light so much as he is light. Before literacy was widespread, the ideas of light representing good and darkness symbolizing […]