18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery albarello, Persia, early 13th century

  Lot 110. A Kashan lustre pottery albarello, Persia, early 13th century. 31.6cm. height. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of tall cylindrical form with eight edges, painted in a golden lustre on an opaque white and light blue glaze with alternating pseudo-Kufic inscriptions on a scrolling ground and palmette bands, reserved in lustre, quatrain along shoulder, the interior of rim with traces of blue glaze and inscription. Provenance: Ex-private collection,... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300

Lot 117. A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300; 9cm. height.; 19cm. diam. Estimate: 15,000 - 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the fritware body of deep rounded form on a low foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise and black with twenty radial panels emanating from a central geometric star design, with foliated motifs, each band filled alternately with clusters of dots and inscriptions divided by cobalt blue and black borders under a transparent colourless glaze, the exterior with double... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A large Ilkhanid Lajvardina moulded calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, early 14th Century

Lot 65. A large Ilkhanid Lajvardina moulded calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, early 14th Century; 39.5 x 25.5 cm. Estimate: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 16,000). Courtesy Bonhams. of rectangular form with central ridge and raised border to right, moulded and decorated in red, white and gold leaf on a cobalt blue ground with inscriptions in thuluth on a ground of scrolling vegetal interlace, the raised bands with cable design.  Provenance: Formerly in a Dutch private collection,... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia, 13th-14th Century

Lot 64. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia, 13th-14th Century; 21.5 cm. diameter. Estimate: £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,300 - 5,400). Courtesy Bonhams. with eight points, decorated in cobalt blue and a brownish gold lustre on a cream ground with a central lotus surrounded by cartouches containing foliate motifs, the border with a band of inscription.  Note: Inscriptions: the opening couplets from Firdawsi's Shahnameh including two couplets which are not in the accepted edition. The... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery bottle, Persia, late 12th Century

Lot 68. A Kashan lustre pottery bottle, Persia, late 12th Century; 35.5 cm. high. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 4,000 (€ 2,200 - 4,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of piriform on a splayed foot, the long cylindrical neck with two raised band terminating in a long flaring scalloped rim, decorated in a brownish-gold lustre with frieze of large seated figures interspersed by an oil lamp, a ewer and a plate of food, a band of inscription below, the neck and shoulder with vegetal interlace and floral motifs.  ... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A signed Abbasid slip-painted calligraphic pottery bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th century

Lot 62. A signed Abbasid slip-painted calligraphic pottery bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th century; 21 cm. diam. Estimate: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 6,600 - 8,800). Courtesy Bonhams. of deep rounded form on a short foot with everted rim, decorated in cobalt blue on a white ground with a band of inscription in kufic.  Note: Inscriptions: barakah, 'amal ..., 'Blessing, the work of ... (?)'. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, New Bond Street, 31 Mar 2020, 11:00 BST

18 mars 2020

A fine pair of imperial yellow-ground famille rose bowls, Daoguang six-character sealmarks and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3655. A fine pair of imperial yellow-ground famille rose bowls, Daoguang six-character sealmarks and of the period (1821-1850); 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 3,620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Each finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flaring rim, the exterior finely and densely decorated with a continuous pattern of flowering peony, chrysanthemum, lotus and hibiscus, intertwined... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A coral-ground gilt-decorated quatrefoil vase, Jiaqing iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3654. A coral-ground gilt-decorated quatrefoil vase, Jiaqing iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1796-1820); 9in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price Realized HKD 2,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Delicately painted with a large central lotus bloom borne on meandering leafy tendrils below a bat with outspread wings, all amidst further blooms on meandering scrolls and below a ruyi band at the shoulder, the waisted neck with further... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A rare and exquisitely enamelled ruby-ground 'chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3649. A rare and exquisitely enamelled ruby-ground 'chrysanthemum' dish, Yongzheng blue-enamelled four-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735); 4 1/4 in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,420,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely potted with rounded shallow sides rising from the wedge-shaped foot ring, delicately enamelled with lemon-yellow chrysanthemum growing from leafy sprays against a ruby-red ground on the... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A fine and rare doucai cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3587. A fine and rare doucai cup, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 31/4 in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price Realized HKD 2,180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Finely potted with gently rounded sides, well-rendered around the exterior in soft translucent enamels and underglaze-blue tones to depict two birds perched on ornamental rockworks, butterflies and insects fluttering amidst the flowering chrysanthemum and leafy... [Lire la suite]