16 octobre 2019

Iznik pottery at Christie's London, 24 Octobe 2019

Lot 166. A rare early Iznik mosque lamp (kandil), Ottoman Turkey, circa 1512; 8½in. (21.6cm.) high. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 100,480 - USD 150,720). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Of typical form, with cylindrical body tapering before wide flaring mouth, the white body painted in two shades of blue with a frieze of elegant palmettes on a meandering scroll, a band of strapwork roundels containing stellar motifs below, wider bands of hexagonal lozenge before the foot and mouth, the body with... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2019

Islamic ceramics at Bonhams London, 22 October 2019

Lot 15. A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl, Persia, 10th Century; 24.2 cm. diam. Estimate £ 2,000 - £ 3,000 (€ 2,300 - € 3,400). Photo: Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on a short foot with everted rim, decorated underglaze in yellow, green and manganese on a cream ground with five birds interspersed by abstract vegetal motifs, the exterior with a large zig-zag motif filled with lattice design, hatching and stylised palmettes. Provenance: Private Italian collection. Lot 16. Two Kashan moulded... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2019

Important portrait from collection of late Queen of Jordan offered at Bonhams

Lot 158. James Wales (British, 1747-95), Nur al-din Hussein Khan, the Residency Vakil, Poona, painted in 1792, oil on canvas, inscribed upper left Noor al deen Hussein Khan, inscribed on the reverse Syed Noor All deen Hussain Khan/Jas Wales Pinxit/Poona/1793, 122 x 95.5 cm. Estimate £ 50,000 - 70,000 (€ 57,000 - 80,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- An important Old Master portrait from the collection of the late Queen of Jordan, Sharifa Dina Bint Abdul-Hamid, is among the leading works to be offered... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2019

Sotheby's announces highlights of the Arts of the Islamic & Indian World sale

LONDON.- “Spanning several continents and centuries – with the earliest pieces stretching back to the seventh century – the selection showcases masterpieces of calligraphy, painting, ceramics, metalwork, jewellery and furniture. Viewed together, it is an undeniable testament to the sophisticated, inventive and diverse output of the Islamic world. Alongside our biannual sale, we are also thrilled to be presenting a stand-alone single-owner auction of just under a hundred manuscripts put together by a distinguished collector... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2019

Art Gallery of South Australia presents its most expansive display of Islamic art

Installation view: No god but God: The art of Islam, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2019; photo: Saul Steed. ADELAIDE.- From 24 August 2019, the Art Gallery of South Australia will present its largest and most expansive collection display of Islamic art to date. Spanning the past twelve centuries and including pivotal works from across the globe, No god but God: The art of Islam dissects the intimate connection between faith and art in Islam across the ages. Presented as part of the Adelaide Festival... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A calligraphic Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 218. A calligraphic Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 13¼ x 13¼in. (33.8 x 33.8cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of square form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise, bole-red and black with the upper right-hand corner of a black-outlined inscription in large white thuluthreserved against blue ground, the calligraphy within a turquoise outlined panel, around this a band of large flowerheads and... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A Timurid moulded pottery tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century

Lot 97. A Timurid moulded pottery tile panel, Central Asia, late 14th-early 15th century; 15¼ x 11in. (38.7 x 28cm.) at largest. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of rectangular form painted in cobalt-blue, turquoise and white, the surface moulded with a central eight-pointed star containing a central rosette and four further minor rosettes on a ground of scrolling arabesque, surrounded by bands of quatrefoils, fragments of a further... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570

Lot 198. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570; 9¼in. (23.4cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of accentuated baluster form with large belly, the dusty pink slip ground covered with blue slip arabesque panels enclosed within white arabesque ogival lattice, between plain blue bands, mouth restored. Note: The present jug is one of a very small number of Iznik vessels decorated on top of a coloured slip ground. In the... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A large Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 227. A large Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580; 12¼in. (31cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Rising from slightly flaring round foot to wide bulbous body tapering towards the shoulder, the white ground painted in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and black, the foot with a band of strapwork, the body with a ground of elegant green fishscale set with trilobed palmettes with cusped edges framing a band of curved... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A Kutahya pottery pilgrim's flask, Ottoman Turkey, 18th century

Lot 252. A Kutahya pottery pilgrim's flask, Ottoman Turkey, 18th century; 7 7/8in. (20cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 49,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With flat rounded body and cylindrical neck with widely flaring mouth, each side moulded with two concentric circles, the white surface densely decorated in yellow, bole-red, cobalt-blue, turquoise and black with a central floral spray which grows in opposite directions to each side surrounded by minor registers... [Lire la suite]
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