16 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, 16th Century

Lot 42. An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, 16th Century; 23.4 x 23.4 max. Est: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £2,000. Courtesy Bonhams. of irregular form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue and turquoise with a central rosette issuing tendrils overlaid with palmettes forming a quatrefoil lattice, surrounded by flowerheads and medallions containing palmettes. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, March 30, 2021
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16 avril 2021

A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl, Persia, 9th-10th Century

Lot 19. A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl, Persia, 9th-10th Century; 24.2 cm. max. Est: £1,500 - £2,000. Sold: £1,500. Courtesy Bonhams. of deep slightly rounded form on a short foot, decorated in green, mustard yellow and manganese with a central square containing a cruciform motif, surrounded by four partial squares overlapping the rim with triangular motifs within, interspersed by further triangle motifs. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, March 30, 2021.
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16 avril 2021

An Abbasid lustre pottery bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th-10th Century

Lot 18. An Abbasid lustre pottery bowl, Mesopotamia, 9th-10th Century; 19.7 cm. diam. Est: £3,000 - £4,000. Sold: £3,000. Courtesy Bonhams. of deep rounded form with everted rim on a short foot, decorated in a brown and yellowish gold lustre with a floral spray issuing from a roundel flanked by two large foliate motifs. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, March 30, 2021.  
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13 avril 2021

A pair of Iznik pottery tiles, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570

Lot 95. A pair of Iznik pottery tiles, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570. Each 9 ½ x 9 ½in. (24.5 x 24.5cm.). Estimate: GBP 18,000 - GBP 24,000. Sold for: GBP 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and turquoise with two saz leaves overlaid with tulips surrounded by flowering prunus blossoms, beneath a red cartouche with tulips, similar partial cartouches in the lower corners, blue part palmettes in the upper corners. Provenance: Ader Picard... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 93. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580; 11 7/8in. (30cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Sold for: GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red and turquoise with a central roundel containing stylised animals surrounded by radiating lobed panels, a border of overlapping cusped motifs, the exterior plain. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 11 October 1989, lot 144. Note: This Iznik dish belongs to a group of vessels produced in the second... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 92. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 12in. (30.6cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Sold for: GBP 6,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The interior decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red, turquoise and black on white ground with a central radiating rosette within a cloud surrounded by scrolls, within repeated overlapping lobed motif borders, the underside plain, losses to glaze around the rim, intact. Provenance: Anon. sale in these Rooms, 14 October 2003, lot 71. Note: Iznik dishes with... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

  Lot 91. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 10 ½in. (26.7cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 12,000 - GBP 16,000. Sold for: GBP 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The white ground decorated in green, bole-red and cobalt-blue with a central radiating roundel, within a green border with a meandering tendril issuing stylised leaves, the exterior with alternating green and blue floral motifs, minor chips to the rim, intact. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2021

A monumental Iznik calligraphic tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1565

Lot 80. A monumental Iznik calligraphic tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1565; 12 3/8 x 21 5/8in. (31.4 x 55cm.). Estimate: GBP 150,000 - GBP 200,000. Sold for: GBP 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Forming part of a large inscription panel, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red and turquoise, with a flowing nasta'liq inscription surrounded by arabesque flourishes, one side with two cobalt-ground spandrels decorated with red arabesque, intact. Provenance: Boghos Ispenian family... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 80. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575; 11 1/8in. (28.3cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Sold for: GBP 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The white ground decorated with four sprays of red tulips, divided by arabresque roundels, the rim with stylised 'wave and rock' motif, the exterior with alternating rosettes and paired tulips, old collection label to base and rim, a drill hole to the rim and foot, intact. Note: Another Iznik dish decorated with a quatrefoil motif composed... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2021

A rimless Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 79. A rimless Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575; 10 5/8in. (27cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Sold for: GBP 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red and green with a floral spray of saz leaves, carnations, tulips and other flowers, within a narrow border of scrolling vine. Note: an extended rim like most of the dishes from this period. The rimless form is known from the 1540s and is sometimes referred to as a sahan, a term... [Lire la suite]
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