08 avril 2017

A rare 'imitation lustre' slip-painted pottery bowl, Central Asia, 10th Century

Lot 99. A rare 'imitation lustre' slip-painted pottery bowl, Central Asia, 10th Century, 21.7 cm. diam. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 23,000). Photo: Bonhams.  of shallow rounded form on a short foot with everted rim, decorated in ochre and manganese on a cream ground with a stylised reed instrument and pomegranate motif, the interstices with hatched design overlaid with palmette motifs, the border with a band of inscription in kufic, the rim with an undulating design, the exterior with a... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2017

A slip-painted pottery Bowl, Samarkand, 10th Century

Lot 98. A slip-painted pottery Bowl, Samarkand, 10th Century, 22.8 cm. diam. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€9,300 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams.  of slightly flaring conical form on a short foot, decorated in manganese and tomato red on a cream ground with a band of inscription interspersed by cartouches containing circle motifs on a ground of spots, the well with further inscription  Inscriptions: to the centre, possibly, barakah, 'Blessing'; to the wall, al-jamal ..., 'Beauty is ...'. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

A Nishapur 'yellow staining' black slip-painted pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century

Lot 97. A Nishapur 'yellow staining' black slip-painted pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century, 20.4 cm. diam. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,300 - 3,500). Photo: Bonhams.  of slightly curved conical form on a short foot, decorated in manganese and yellow-staining with a band of pseudo-inscription to the well, the rim with a band containing hatched design interspersed by roundels containing cruciform motifs and a further band of zig-zag design.  Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 25... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

A rare signed Nishapur Sgraffiato pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century

Lot 96. A rare signed Nishapur Sgraffiato pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century, 37 cm. diam. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€5,800 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams.  of slightly flaring conical form on a short foot, incised and decorated in ochre and green splashes on a cream ground with a series of radiating panels containing bands of spiralling circular motifs, incised signature of maker between two of the panels    Note: Inscriptions: 'work of Rafaq (?)'.  Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

A large slip-painted pottery Bowl, Samarkand, 9th Century

Lot 95. A large slip-painted pottery Bowl, Samarkand, 9th Century, 33.4 cm. diam. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€9,300 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams.  of deep rounded form with slightly everted rim on a short foot, decorated in manganese, mustard yellow and tomato red on a cream ground with an inscription to the well interspersed by palmette motifs, above and below further inscriptions surmounted by knot motifs    Note: Inscriptions: repeat of a word, possibly al-yumn,... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

An Abbasid lustre figural pottery Bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th Century

Lot 94. An Abbasid lustre figural pottery Bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th Century, 19.4 cm. diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,700 - 7,000). Photo: Bonhams.  of rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in two shades of brown lustre with a seated musician playing a tambourine, a partial inscription to his left, the rim with a band of partial almond motifs   Note: Inscriptions: al-fadl kull, ' Virtue is ... of all ...'. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 25 Apr 2017,... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

An Abbasid slip-painted pottery Bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th Century

Lot 93. An Abbasid slip-painted pottery Bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th Century, 24.4 cm. diam. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,300 - 3,500). Photo: Bonhams.  of deep rounded form on a short foot with everted rim, decorated in black and green on a cream ground with a band of pseudo-inscription to the well and three splashed areas to the walls  This lot is accompanied by a thermoluminescence test (CIRAM 0809-OA-184R-4, dated 9/9/2009). Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 25 Apr 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

Platinum, Diamond and Sapphire Ring, France

Lot 251. Platinum, 10.27 carats Type IIa Diamond and Sapphire Ring, France, circa 1920. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Centering an emerald-cut diamond weighing 10.27 carats, flanked by six baguette sapphires, size 6, with French assay and partial French workshop marks; circa 1920.. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2175733898 stating that the diamond is D color, VS1 clarity. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be Type lla. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

Unmounted Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond

Lot 104. Unmounted Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond, weighing 18.98 carats. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The old mine brilliant-cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond weighing 18.98 carats. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2185024653 stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Color, VS2 clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Including the Legendary Stotesbury Emerald, New York, 25 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM 
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08 avril 2017

Platinum and Diamond Necklace

Lot 256. Platinum and Diamond Necklace, weighing approximately 87.70 carats. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of graduated design, set with 70 emerald-cut diamonds weighing approximately 87.70 carats, internal circumference 15 inches; the central diamond fitted with a pendant hook. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels Including the Legendary Stotesbury Emerald, New York, 25 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM   
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