NEWS ALERT : Sotheby's London present KOH-I-NOOR talk & reception with William Dalrymple & Anita Anand
William Dalrymple, Anita Anand and Edward Gibbs
Sotheby’s London celebrated the launch of William Dalrymple and Anita Anand’s new book titled ‘KOH-I-NOOR.’ The book looks into the vast and popular subject of the precious Koh-i-noor and its transfer from the Indian subcontinent to the Great Britain. As part of the evening, Sotheby’s displayed a replica of the original uncut Koh-I-Noor diamond, the receipt for the formal transfer of the diamond from the royal Sikh treasury to the governor general of India along with a selection of related paintings as well as a display of jewelry from their forthcoming sales.
Esteemed guests spanned from the world of art, literature and entertainment including Nicholas Coleridge, Olivia Dalrymple, Gurinder Chadda, Jeremy Paxman, Roger Kaverne, Pooja Patnaik, Lekha Poddar, Ishrat Kanga, Chandru Ramchandani and many more.