20 octobre 2018

A Safavid cobalt and lustre-painted pottery bottle vase, Persia, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 135. A Safavid cobalt and lustre-painted pottery bottle vase, Persia, late 17th-early 18th century; 25cm. height. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. © Sotheby's. compressed body with flared mouth, turquoise glaze, the shoulder decorated with three groups of three protruding roundels, one roundel on its own. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Dikran Khan Kelekian (1865-1951), New York and Paris  Literature: Dikran Khan Kelekian, The Potteries of Persia, being a Brief History of the Art... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2018

A Safavid turquoise glazed pottery vase, Persia, 17th-18th century

Lot 143. A Safavid turquoise glazed pottery vase, Persia, 17th-18th century; 13.5cm. height. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. © Sotheby's. compressed body with flared mouth, turquoise glaze, the shoulder decorated with three groups of three protruding roundels, one roundel on its own. Note: An example of similar form was sold in these rooms, 28 April 2004, lot 123. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 24 oct. 2018, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2018

Three Iznik polychrome pottery dishes, one with red-ground design, Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 227. Three Iznik polychrome pottery dishes, one with red-ground design, Turkey, circa 1600; 32cm. diam. (red ground), 29.5cm. diam. (saz leaf containing dot motifs), 25.9cm. diam. (broken carnation stem). Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. © Sotheby's. comprising three fritware dishes, decorated in underglaze cobalt blues, green, black and bole red, one with red ground and abstract design, two with central saz leaf and floral tufts, including carnations and tulips with scroll and wave... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2018

Three Iznik polychrome pottery dishes, one with a man, Turkey, early 17th century

Lot 226. Three Iznik polychrome pottery dishes, one with a man, Turkey, early 17th century; 25.2cm. diam. (abstract), 25cm. diam. (male figure), 30.2cm. diam. (swaying flowers). Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. © Sotheby's. the fritware dishes painted in underglaze blue, green, red with black outlines, featuring one with an abstract design, one with a male figure, the other with swaying flowers. Quantité: 3. Provenance: Acquired in Alexandria, 1950s. In Switzerland by... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with peacock, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 222. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with peacock, Turkey, 17th century; 26cm. diam. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. © Sotheby's. of deep round form with everted rim, fritware decorated in blue, light green, bole red with dark green outlines, old collection label 'p.142/8605' and 'Ernst Muzeum Aukcionai 79', one drill to the foot. Provenance: Ernst Muzeum, Aukcionai, 79. Acquired in Alexandria, 1950s. In Switzerland by 1962. Thence by descent. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2018

A Iznik polychrome pottery dish with tulips and carnations, Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 195. A Iznik polychrome pottery dish with tulips and carnations, Turkey, circa 1580; 30cm. diam. Estimate £5,000 - £8,000. © Sotheby's. fritware body decorated in blue, green and bole red with black outlines, with tulips and carnations, breaking-wave border, two drills to the foot. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 24 oct. 2018, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with central hyacinth, Turkey, circa 1585-1600

Lot 229. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with central hyacinth, Turkey, circa 1585-1600; 30.5cm. diam. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. © Sotheby's. of shallow round form, decorated in blue, green and bole red with black outlines, central hyacinth stem between tulips and rosettes, breaking-wave border, old collection numbers written to underside, one drill to the foot. Provenance: Acquired in Alexandria, 1950s. In Switzerland by 1962. Thence by descent. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2018

Four Damascus calligraphic pottery tiles, Syria, 18th century

Lot 185. Four Damascus calligraphic pottery tiles, Syria, 18th century; each: 22.6 by 22.6cm. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. © Sotheby's. each tile of square form decorated under the glaze in white, cobalt, turquoise and manganese with a thuluthinscription and floral rosettes on blue ground, repaired breaks. Quantité: 4. Provenance: Sold in these rooms, 10 October 1991, lots 378/4. Ex-collection Henry Myron Blackmer II (1923-1988), Athens, the majority of whose Islamic tiles... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2018

A Safavid blue and white pottery deep dish, Persia, 17th century or later

Lot 140. A Safavid blue and white pottery deep dish, Persia, 17th century or later; 9.5cm. height, 38.5cm. diam. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. © Sotheby's. fritware decorated in shades of underglaze blue, painted over white slip, foliage design throughout. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 24 oct. 2018, 10:30 AM
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20 octobre 2018

A lavender-glazed pottery bottle, Persia, circa 17th century

Lot 115. A lavender-glazed pottery bottle, Persia, circa 17th century; 23cm. height. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. © Sotheby's. the lavender-glazed earthenware body with almond-shape protrusions, tall neck with slightly everted rim, old round collector's label 'no. 1719' to neck . Note: The shape of this bottle vase is comparable to a Safavid glass model in the Khalili collection (S. Goldstein, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art: Glass, The Nour Foundation, Volume XV, 2005,... [Lire la suite]
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