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Prized Nobel Blades Highlight Bonhams & Butterfields’ $1.2 Million Arms &...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields Antique Arms, Armor and Modern Sporting Guns auction on June 20, 2011 in San Francisco brought an impressive $1.2 million, with top lots consigned from the Nobel Family Collection, which included Alfred Nobel,...

Turkish Horse Bridle Owned by Tipu Sultan for Sale at Bonhams...

LONDON.- An Ottoman gilt bridle, breast-plate and crupper taken from the residential quarters of Tipu Sultan (1750-99), Sultan of Mysore (Seringapatam), in the 18th Century, and brought to England by Field Marshall Sir Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Co...

Burrell Collection Hopes to Acquire Rare 18th Century Golden Tiger Head...

LONDON.- The Art Fund has offered a major grant to help save a golden, jewel-encrusted tiger’s head from 18th century India for public collections. The tiger’s head is known as the Tipu Sultan’s Throne Finial and was created in eighteent...

Gold and Gem Encrusted Tiger Head from Throne of Tipu Sultan...

LONDON.- A second gem-encrusted gold finial from the octagonal golden throne of Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, was sold at The Bonhams New Bond Street on October 7th in the Indian & Islamic Art sale for £434,400. This is the second such finial to p...

Gold and Gem Encrusted Tiger Head from Throne of Tipu Sultan...

LONDON.- A second gem-encrusted gold finial from the octagonal golden throne of Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, was sold at The Bonhams New Bond Street on October 7th in the Indian & Islamic Art sale for £434,400. This is the second such finial to p...

£769,250 Achieved at Sotheby’s for Rediscovered Paintings Depicting Tipu Sultan’s Victory...

LONDON.- In Sotheby’s biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale this morning, 24 rare and rediscovered preparatory paintings depicting the renowned Battle of Pollilur in India sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for the outstanding sum of £769,25...

Sotheby’s to Sell Paintings Depicting Tipu Sultan’s Victory Over the British...

LONDON.- Sotheby's announced that on the 230th anniversary of the renowned Battle of Pollilur in India, which took place on 10th September 1780, Sotheby’s London, in its biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, will o...

Sotheby’s to Sell Paintings Depicting Tipu Sultan’s Victory Over the British...

LONDON.- Sotheby's announced that on the 230th anniversary of the renowned Battle of Pollilur in India, which took place on 10th September 1780, Sotheby’s London, in its biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, will o...

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