19 avril 2014

Plat en céramique siliceuse, Turquie ottomane, Iznik, fin du XVIème siècle

Plat en céramique siliceuse, Turquie ottomane, Iznik, fin du XVIème siècle. Photo HOTEL DES VENTES MEDITERRANEE Mes Ph. BONNAZ et R. MAZZELLA à décor polychrome de fleurs sur fond blanc. Diamètre : 29,5 cm. (restauration). Estimation 1 500 € - 1 800 € HOTEL DES VENTES MEDITERRANEE Mes Ph. BONNAZ et R. MAZZELLA. Samedi 26 avril à 14h30 à Marseille. Expert : M. Akio SETO (06.62.61.23.84). 11, rue de Lorgues 13008 Marseille. Tél. : 04 91 32 39 00  - Fax : 04 91 79 21... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2014

A great Indian fruit bat helps Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art Sale take wing with £4.5 M sale

A painting from the Impey Album, by the artist Bhawani Das: a Great Indian Fruit Bat, or Flying Fox (Pteropus giganteus), Calcutta, circa 1778-82. Sold for £458,500 (€556,600) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON - An important painting of a Great Indian fruit bat or flying fox (Pteropus giganteus) with its 1.5 metre wingspan sold for £458,500 at Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art sale in London yesterday (8.4.14). The sale achieved a total of £4.5 million. This pen and ink, watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2014

A Timurid underglaze-painted pottery Jar, Persia, 15th Century

  A Timurid underglaze-painted pottery Jar, Persia, 15th Century. Photo: Bonhams. of squat form on a short foot with short slightly flaring neck, decorated in cobalt blue on a white ground with repeat designs of paired ducks surrounded by foliate sprays, the neck with an undulating wave design; 14.5 cm. diam. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,800 - 7,300) Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART. London, New Bond Street, 8 Apr 2014 - www.bonhams.com  
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07 avril 2014

An Iznik pottery Grape Dish, Turkey, circa 1550

An Iznik pottery Grape Dish, Turkey, circa 1550. Photo: Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on a short foot with everted cusped rim, decorated underglaze in cobalt-blue and turquoise on a white ground with a central roundel formed of two rings containing a leafy vine with spiraling tendrils and three large bunches of grapes, surrounded by a band containing a repeat design of floral sprays, the rim with a rock wave design, the reverse with a band containing a repeat design of floral sprays; 35.5 cm. diam. Estimate:£25,000 - 35,000... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2014

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A pleasing bowl that is similar to the preceding lot. The decoration is again with a stylised peacock once again set amidst vegetal elements that can be seen as trees or bushes. The bottom of the interior is decorated with a circular reserve with a stylised representation of an eye. Rectangular mark on the base. Fritware with underglaze black and blue decoration. Diametro x Altezza 13,5 x 6,5 cm. Estimate: €350 - €450 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2014

A bottle-shaped Safavid vase, Iran, 17th Century. Fritware with underglaze-blue decoration

A bottle-shaped Safavid vase, Iran, 17th Century. Fritware with underglaze-blue decoration. Photo Florence Number Nine A pear-shaped vase with vegetal and dotted motifs. The shape, decoration and blue and white colours betray the strong influence of Chinese models, despite the final "Islamic" effect. The fragility of these long narrow necks has often required, as in this case, a repair using a silver tip. h 22,5 cm. Estimate: €450 - €600 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr 2014 10:30am. http://www.florencenumbernine.com/ - Tel: +39... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2014

Five Mughal jade stem cups, India, circa 18th century

Five Mughal jade stem cups, India, circa 18th century. Photo Sotheby's of carved jade, each set with colourful gemstones, including rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in the kundan technique with floral motifs. Quantité: 5. Each: 5cm. height.; 4.1cm. diam. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 GBP Whereas the elegant form of these jade cups, with a deep bowl on a tall lightly splayed foot, derive from Chinese models, their inlaid decoration is characteristic of Mughal taste. The jade is highlighted by the colourful inset gemstones,... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2014

A Mughal gem-set rock crystal cup, India, circa 18th century

A Mughal gem-set rock crystal cup, India, circa 18th century. Photo Sotheby's the rock crystal carved in the form of a cup, set with gold floral tendrils highlighted with rubies, emerald and diamonds, in custom velvet box; 11.3cm. height.; 8.5cm. diam. Estimation 30,000 — 50,000 GBP Provenance: Formerly in a European Noble Collection, acquired between 1946 and 1950 Rock crystal objects inlaid with precious stones and of courtly quality from the Mughal period are extremely rare. The present example stands out in the intricacy of... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2014

A Timurid blue and white pottery dish with floral design, Persia, 15th century

A Timurid blue and white pottery dish with floral design, Persia, 15th century. Photo Sotheby's of deep round form with everted rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with central lotus bud emanating scrolling foliate stems, within a border with same design and broken wave decoration to rim, the exterior with stylised foliate design; 38cm. diam. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 GBP The peony, a classic Chinese motif, was re-interpreted on Chinese ceramics under the Emperor Yongle (1403-24) and became one of the Persian potters'... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2014

A Timurid blue and white pottery dish with cloud band design, Persia, 15th century

A Timurid blue and white pottery dish with cloud band design, Persia, 15th century. Photo Sotheby's of deep round form with everted, petalled rim with cloud band motifs, the underglaze cobalt blue design featuring a rosette with cloud band designs, foliate band to exterior; 41.5cm. diam. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 GBP A similar dish, with a bracketed rim and central peonie flowerhead is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, inv. no.562-1905. Whereas the V&A example is attributed to the early sixteenth century, the... [Lire la suite]


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