Extraordinary Encounters (IV): Eye of the Panther

International jewellery specialist Lisa Hubbard’s lecture at Saffronart’s inaugural Jewellery Conference in 2017 explored, among others, pieces from the Duchess of Windsor’s collection – including an onyx and diamond Panthère bracelet made by Cartier in 1952.

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Extraordinary Encounters (III): A Carpet of Pearls

At Saffronart’s inaugural Jewellery Conference in 2017, Maharani Radhikaraje Gaekwad from the Royal Family of Baroda shared stories of her family’s significant jewellery collection in her talk titled “Royal Patronage, Enduring Grace: The Gaekwad Legacy.” She spoke about the jewels once owned by the family, such as the Dresden diamond and the Empress Eugenie diamond, but all of these paled in comparison to the well-known Pearl Carpet of Baroda.

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Sculptures in the Spotlight

Our upcoming Evening Sale on 12 September 2019 in New Delhi features unique and dynamic sculptures by leading Indian modernists K G Subramanyan, Sankho Chaudhuri, B Prabha, Himmat Shah, Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Prodosh Das Gupta, Ramkinkar Baij, Jyoti Bhatt and Pilloo Pochkhanawala.

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A Tale of Two Compositions

Saffronart will host a live Evening Sale on 12 September 2019 in New Delhi, featuring work by modern masters, including two works by K H Ara and Ram Kumar from significant periods in their artistic careers. These two paintings represent a crucial chapter in the evolution of modernism in Indian art. 

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5 Things You May Not Know About F N Souza

Saffronart will host a live auction dedicated to Works from the Estate of Francis Newton Souza on 12 September 2019 in New Delhi. Comprising 55 lots spanning the artist’s career, the selection showcases the evolution of Souza’s extensive oeuvre through his drawings and works on paper, chemical alterations, a canvas and mixed media such as an artist’s palette. Our team shares five interesting anecdotes from his life and career. 

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