10 septembre 2016

Galerie Kevorkian à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Couple d’oiseaux « Amlash » - Nord de l’Iran, Province du Gilan, Kaluraz - Age du Fer II ou III, 9e-7e siècle av. J.C. Récipient double composé de deux oiseaux et d’une figurine d’oisillon en réduction. Terre cuite orangée. ; Hauteur : 12 cm. Longueur : 10,2 cm. Largeur : 16 cm. © Galerie Kevorkian Grand carreau lustré du sanctuaire d’Abd al-Samad - Céramique à décor moulé et peint en lustre métallique et rehauts bleu turquoise et de cobalt - Iran, art il-khanide, Début du 14e siècle ; 37 x 30 cm. © Galerie... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2016

Star-shaped tile, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century

Tile, fritware, glazed and painted in cobalt blue and lustre, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century. Width: 19.7 cm; 1508-1876 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2016. Tile in the shape of an eight-pointed star, fritware. The central field is decorated in reserve against a ground of golden-brown lustre. A smaller eight-pointed is drawn within the central field and surrounded by a circle which is outlined in blue. Simple leaf forms fill the outer and inner points of the star. A central compartment is formed by... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2016

Star-shaped tile, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century

Tile, fritware, glazed and painted in cobalt blue and lustre, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century. Width: 20 cm; 1493A-1876 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2016. Tile in the shape of an eight-pointed star, fritware. A smaller eight-pointed is drawn within the central field and surrounded by a circle which is outlined in blue. Simple leaf forms fill the outer and inner points of the star, and the whole border area is coloured cobalt blue. Within the inner star, the field is decorated in reserve against a... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2016

Jar, Iran, Safavid period, 16th-17th century

Jar, Iran, Safavid period, 16th-17th century.Earthenware painted under glaze. H x W: 20.9 x 25.6 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/16 in). Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1903.192 © 2016 Smithsonian Institution Provenance: Dikran Garabed Kelekian (C.L. Freer source) (1868 - 1951)Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919) The fluted shape and green glaze of this jar are based on Chinese lidded jars from Longquan. Although celadon-like vessels had been produced in Iran since the fourteenth century, a revival took place in the... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2016

A Qizilbash and His Horse Entangles by a Dragon, Persia, Qazvin, ca. 1550

A Qizilbash and His Horse Entangles by a Dragon. Leaf from the Read Persian Album, Persia, Qazvin, ca. 1550, 378 x 241 mm. Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1911; MS M.386.6 © The Morgan Library & Museum The Qizilbash were a group of Shi˓ite Islamic militant groups that flourished from the thirteenth century onward. In 1510 they supported the Timurid ruler Bābur in his war against the Uzbeks and won Samarqand for him. The turbans of the Qizilbash were supported by a high baton. Since such batons were worn in Persia... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2016

The Constellation of Draco from a Persian manuscript dating from the late 17th or early 18th century

The Constellation of Draco from a Persian manuscript dating from the late 17th or early 18th century. Wellcome Library, London. Ms Persian 373, detail of f. 11v

16 juillet 2016

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century. Steel, inlaid with gold and rubies (or spinels) (blade); serpentine, gilded brass, rubies (or spinels) (hilt); gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), rubies (or spinels), garnets (sheath). L: 4 13/16 x W: 3/4 x D: 3/8 in. (12.22 x 1.91 x 0.9 cm); W with chain: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm). Robert S. Pardo, Istanbul; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 
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16 juillet 2016

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century. Steel, inlaid with gold (blade); serpentine, gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), garnets, rubies (or spinels) (hilt); gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), rubies (or spinels), garnets (sheath). L: 4 5/8 x W: 5/8 x D: 1/2 in. (1.59 x 11.75 x 1.27 cm). Robert S. Pardo, Istanbul; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931; 51.81. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 
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16 juillet 2016

Miniature Sword, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century. Steel, inlaid with gold (blade); serpentine, rubies (or spinels) (hilt); gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), rubies (or spinels), garnets, sapphires. Kilij L: 6 5/16 x W: 1 3/8 x D: 7/16 in. (16.03 x 3.49 x 1.08 cm); Scabbard L: 5 x W: 1 x D: 3/8 in. (12.7 x 2.54 x 0.91 cm). Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903; 51.79. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 
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15 juillet 2016

Star-shaped tile, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century

Tile, fritware, glazed and painted in cobalt blue and lustre, Iran (probably Kashan), early 14th century. Width: 20 cm; 1493E-1876 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2016. Tile in the shape of an eight-pointed star, fritware. A smaller eight-pointed is drawn within the central field and surrounded by a circle which is outlined in blue. Simple leaf forms fill the outer and inner points of the star, and the whole border area is coloured cobalt blue. Within the inner star, the field is decorated in reserve against a... [Lire la suite]
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