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The carpet, with more than 1 million natural Basra seed pearls, had never been offered before at auction and was expected to fetch at least million, said Sotheby’s. The New York-based auction house would not reveal the identity or nationality of the seller in Doha and said it was sold to an anonymous telephone buyer. During the Qatar sale, an early-17th century Persian velvet panel, showing elegantly-dressed women walking in a garden, sold for .4 million, 10 times the upper estimate.Its price beat the previous highest amount paid for a carpet or rug: .5 million in June, 2008 at Christie’s International, New York, for a 17th-century Persian silk Isfahan rug that had belonged to the U. The recently-discovered Safavid court textile measured 3-foot-3-inches-wide.

India’s inter-state cricketing prize, the Ranji Trophy, initiated in 1934 by Maharaja Bhupindra Singh of Patiala, was named after him.

In Roland Wild’s 1934 biography of Maharaja Ranjitsinhji, he wrote ‘”…

Not only does this jewel have a captivating history but it is also special for another reason.

One trend which was prevalent during the Art Deco period and which continues today is the rarity and scarcity of fabulous Burmese rubies.

Indeed, in Wild’s biography of Maharaja Ranjitsinhji, Jaques Cartier wrote an article entitled ‘The Nawanagar Jewels’.

On the subject of rubies Cartier wrote ‘If there was one precious stone about which it was possible not to agree entirely with the late Maharaja it was regarding the best colour for rubies.

The interiors featured pink, buxom females without even a fig-leaf on, cavorting all over the ceilings, walls and panels to the amusement of foreign visitors.

This magnificent ruby and diamond necklace exemplifies these two great associations with its sumptuousness, craftsmanship, quality and style, making it an outstandingly exciting piece for any jewellery connoisseur.

London was in easy reach, and his box at Lord’s often called him, there to play the host to scores of old cricketing friends.

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