View full screen - View 1 of Lot 1035. A gold hexagonal ring with Islamic script Mughal Shah Jahan I, dated regnal year 16, A.H. 1053, corresponding to 1643-1644 minted at the city of Akbarabad (near Agra), 19th-century setting or earlier | 刻伊斯蘭文六角金戒指 莫臥兒沙賈汗一世十六年 回曆1053年(公元1643-1644年)於阿克巴拉巴德市鑄造 配十九世紀或更早鑲座.
1035

A gold hexagonal ring with Islamic script Mughal Shah Jahan I, dated regnal year 16, A.H. 1053, corresponding to 1643-1644 minted at the city of Akbarabad (near Agra), 19th-century setting or earlier | 刻伊斯蘭文六角金戒指 莫臥兒沙賈汗一世十六年 回曆1053年(公元1643-1644年)於阿克巴拉巴德市鑄造 配十九世紀或更早鑲座

Estimate:

50,000 to - 70,000 HKD

Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection 雪月藏亞洲藝術珍品

A gold hexagonal ring with Islamic script Mughal Shah Jahan I, dated regnal year 16, A.H. 1053, corresponding to 1643-1644 minted at the city of Akbarabad (near Agra), 19th-century setting or earlier | 刻伊斯蘭文六角金戒指 莫臥兒沙賈汗一世十六年 回曆1053年(公元1643-1644年)於阿克巴拉巴德市鑄造 配十九世紀或更早鑲座

A gold hexagonal ring with Islamic script Mughal Shah Jahan I, dated regnal year 16, A.H. 1053, corresponding to 1643-1644 minted at the city of Akbarabad (near Agra), 19th-century setting or earlier | 刻伊斯蘭文六角金戒指 莫臥兒沙賈汗一世十六年 回曆1053年(公元1643-1644年)於阿克巴拉巴德市鑄造 配十九世紀或更早鑲座

Estimate:

50,000 to - 70,000 HKD

Lot sold:

277,200

HKD

Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection

A gold hexagonal ring with Islamic script

Mughal Shah Jahan I, dated regnal year 16, A.H. 1053, corresponding to 1643-1644 minted at the city of Akbarabad (near Agra), 19th-century setting or earlier

雪月藏亞洲藝術珍品

刻伊斯蘭文六角金戒指

莫臥兒沙賈汗一世十六年 回曆1053年(公元1643-1644年)於阿克巴拉巴德市鑄造

配十九世紀或更早鑲座


The full reading is:

In the central field:

shah jahan padshah-i ghazi 16 1053

'Shah Jahan, Warrior Emperor, (regnal year) 16, 1053 (1643-4 AD)'

In the margin:

shahab al-din muhammad saheb qeran-e thani zarb-e akbarabad 

'Shahab al-Din Muhammad, Second Lord of the Auspicious Conjunction. The mint of Akbarbad'


d. 1.9 cm; 46.1 grams

The ring is in good overall condition, with minor dirt and expected wear to the surface consistent with age.


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Susan Ollemans, 'Ancient Gold Rings from Asia. The Tuyet Nguyet Collection’, Arts of Asia, July-August 2017, pl. 29.