31 mai 2020

An Iznik Pottery Dish, Turkey, 16th Century

Lot 101. An Iznik Pottery Dish, Turkey, 16th Century; 29 cm. diam. Estimate: £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,700). Courtesy Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on short foot, decorated in raised red, cobalt-blue and green with black outline on a white background with a central lobed medallion, filled with an interlace of split palmettes, the medallion terminating in trefoil motifs, flanked by two branches of hyacinths, issuing from a leafy tuft, the border with rock and wave design, the reverse with a band of floral... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 17:57 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,

31 mai 2020

An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century

Lot 100. An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century; 24 x 24.5 cm. max. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of square form, decorated in raised-red, cobalt blue, and green on a white ground with tulips, carnations and other flowers within a partial cartouche, all on a ground of lotuses and other flowers, framed, the frame inscribed Catelle persanne provenant d'une mosquée rapportée par le peintre Ch. Ed. Dubois 1885, 'Persian tile from a mosque brought back by the painter Ch.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 17:49 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
31 mai 2020

An Ottoman cuerda seca pottery Tile, Probably Bursa, early 15th Century

Lot 99. An Ottoman cuerda seca pottery Tile, Probably Bursa, early 15th Century; 33.5 x 15.9 cm. max. Estimate: £ 3,000 - 4,000 (€ 3,300 - 4,400). Courtesy Bonhams. of rectangular form, decorated in white, cobalt blue, turquoise and manganese with black outline, with interlaced undulating floral vines and split palmette motifs forming cartouches containing palmettes. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, New Bond Street, 11 June 2020, 11:00 BST
28 mai 2020

The First Islamic Coin Leads Bonhams Islamic and Indian Sale

Lot 44. An Umayyad Gold Dinar from the reign of 'Abd al-Malik (AD 685-705), probably Damascus, dated AH 77/AD 696-697, with three lines of inscription in kufic surrounded by a band of inscription in kufic to each side, anonymous, no mint, in NGC holder graded AU53 (About Uncirculated);20 mm. approx.; 4.29 g. Estimate £ 100,000 - 150,000 (€ 110,000 - 170,000). Courtesy Bonhams. LONDON - Bonhams is to offer Islamic coins for the first time as part of the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

An Ottoman jade and jewel-set belt buckle, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 134. An Ottoman jade and jewel-set belt buckle, Turkey, 17th century; 11 by 25cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. slightly curved, with a central aperture and hidden sliding hinge, four thin stays on underside to fasten belt, the front worked in repoussé with foliate scrolls, set with encrusted jade plaques inlaid with gold and colourful stones, bordered by further stones set into shallow bud-shaped settings. Note: This magnificent belt buckle belongs to a very small group of... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 12:01 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , , ,
20 mars 2020

A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman provinces, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 128. A blue and white pottery bottle, Ottoman provinces, late 16th-early 17th century; 32.5cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware of baluster form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white ground with palmette blossoms and finely swirling vines, the neck with vertical bands. Sotheby's. ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INDIA INCLUDING FINE RUGS AND CARPETS, 01 Apr 2020

20 mars 2020

A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century

Lot 109. A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century; 11cm. height; 25cm. diam. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely inlaid with silver, incised with benedictory words around the body against scrolling foliage, interspersed with roundels containing a geometric star with further abstract and foliate designs, the interior engraved with fish and ducks swimming around a sun, two old collector's labels 'Sotheby's' and '173' and '166'. Provenance: Christie’s London, 20... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:03 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
20 mars 2020

A Mamluk silver-inlaid brass cylindrical vessel, Egypt or Syria, 13th century

Lot 101. A Mamluk silver-inlaid brass cylindrical vessel, Egypt or Syria, 13th century; 7.2cm. height; 8.6cm. diam. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form, the body with monumental silver-inlaid calligraphic band amidst vegetal scrolls with silver-inlaid leaves and black composite ground, between two foliate roundels, underside with incised design, hinge to body, lacking lid. inscriptions: ‘The high authority, the great, the responsible’ ... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery albarello, Persia, early 13th century

  Lot 110. A Kashan lustre pottery albarello, Persia, early 13th century. 31.6cm. height. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of tall cylindrical form with eight edges, painted in a golden lustre on an opaque white and light blue glaze with alternating pseudo-Kufic inscriptions on a scrolling ground and palmette bands, reserved in lustre, quatrain along shoulder, the interior of rim with traces of blue glaze and inscription. Provenance: Ex-private collection,... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:38 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
18 mars 2020

A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300

Lot 117. A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300; 9cm. height.; 19cm. diam. Estimate: 15,000 - 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the fritware body of deep rounded form on a low foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise and black with twenty radial panels emanating from a central geometric star design, with foliated motifs, each band filled alternately with clusters of dots and inscriptions divided by cobalt blue and black borders under a transparent colourless glaze, the exterior with double... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:17 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,