02 décembre 2019

A large Chinese-style celadon charger, Iran, Timurid, second half 15th century

Lot 397. A large Chinese-style celadon charger, Iran, Timurid, second half 15th century. Diameter 40 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 630 / 4 390). © Koller Auktionen AG With incised floral decoration on the cavetto. Minor damages. Provenance: according to the sticker on the backside from the S. Berkeley Smith Collection. The english banker (1878-1955) lived in British India from 1900 to 1921 and collected mostly Chinese ceramics. In 1921, his collection went on loan to the Cheltenham Museum. Already... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2019

A portrait of Sultan Selim III (R.1789-1808), attributable to Konstantin Kapidagli, Turkey, dated 1805

Lot 301. A portrait of Sultan Selim III (R.1789-1808), attributable to Konstantin Kapidagli, Turkey, dated 1805, oil on canvas, framed; painting: 23.5 by 18cm, with frame 34.5 by 29cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The present portrait, dating from 1805, is attributed to Konstantin Kapidagli, one of the earliest Greek-Ottoman court artists painting life in the Ottoman court between 1789 and 1806. Kapidagli is renowned for his set of portraits of... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

A blue and white Kutahya pottery jug, Turkey, first half 18th century

Lot 289. A blue and white Kutahya pottery jug, Turkey, first half 18th century; 11.5cm. height. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of typical form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white background with composite foliate motifs. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
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26 octobre 2019

An iznik polychrome pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 288. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1575; 10.7 by 24.7cm, 15.8 by 30cm. framed. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, outlined in black with a design of interlocking scrolling cloudbands on a relief red ground, touches of underglaze dark blue and emerald green, thin blue band on one edge, set in wooden frame. Note: Tiles of similar design, though with a turquoise ground, are in the Suleymaniye Mosque (1550-57) and... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

An exceptionally large Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl, Turkey, mid 18th century

Lot 283. An exceptionally large Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl, Turkey, mid 18th century; 21.5cm. height, 32.3cm. diam. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in cobalt blue, yellow, green and bole red with floral ornamentation, including two winged seraphim angels to interior, with restorations. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
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26 octobre 2019

An Iznik hexagonal blue and turquoise pottery tile, Turkey, first-half 16th century

Lot 278. An Iznik hexagonal blue and turquoise pottery tile, Turkey, first-half 16th century; 27cm. max. diam. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of hexagonal form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise on a white ground with stylised composite palmettes and flowerheads. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019

26 octobre 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with interlacing split-palmettes and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1570

Lot 276. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with interlacing split-palmettes and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1570; 24.4 by 24.5cm. framed. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. square form, fritware decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, emerald green, turquoise and bole red, outlined in black, with stylised split-leaf palmettes surrounded by spiralling tendrils issuing interlocking saz leaves, stylised flowerheads and composite lotus blossoms. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread (çatma) panel, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, circa 1600

Lot 275. An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread (çatma) panel, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, circa 1600; 168 by 125.5cm. framed. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. with a repeating design of metal-thread fan shaped carnations each with seven serrated petals, supported by palm leaves, on a crimson silk velvet ground, with a complementary border formed by the overlaying frame formed of two open stripes at both the inner and outer edges, mounted and set in plexiglass... [Lire la suite]
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25 octobre 2019

A monumental late Safavid cuerda seca pottery tile panel, Persia, 18th century

Lot 233. A monumental late Safavid cuerda seca pottery tile panel, Persia, 18th century; 133 by 232cm. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. comprising forty-five cuerda-seca pottery tiles decorated in two shades of green, blue, yellow, mauve, brown and black outlines, forming a courtly scene. Provenance: Bonham's London, 1 May 2003, lot 298. Ex-collection William Randolph Hurst, CA (1863-1951). Note: This pottery tile panel is one of the elaborate and... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2019

An intact Kashan blue-glazed bottle vase, Persia, 12th-13th century

Loy 213. An intact Kashan blue-glazed bottle vase, Persia, 12th-13th century; 30.8cm. height. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 13,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the fritware body of globular form with a tall thin neck and rounded mouth, decorated in cobalt blue under a transparent glaze. Proenance: Christie’s London, 27 April 2004, lot 293. Ex- collection Theodor Sehmer (1885-1979). Ex-collection Seppi Mueller, 1971. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019