27 avril 2017

An Iznik pottery border tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 146. An Iznik pottery border tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 5 5/8 x 12¼in. (14.4 x 31.1cm). Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000 (USD 6,415 - USD 8,981). Price realised GBP 9,375 (USD 12,028). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The white ground decorated under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, turquoise and black with repeating palmette and floral motif, minor chips to edge, intact. Provenance: Christie's, London, 15 October 1996, lot 228 Note: A similar Iznik border tile is in the Ömer... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2017

An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 141. An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580; 9 5/8 x 9 ½in. (24.4 x 24.2cm). Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,698 - USD 10,264). Price realised GBP 15,000 (USD 19,245). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Of square form, the white ground painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black, intact, mounted and framed. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 27 April 2017, London, King Street
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27 avril 2017

A rimless Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 155. A rimless Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 11 7/8in. (30.2cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,830 - USD 19,245). Price realised GBP 9,375 (USD 12,028). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The white ground painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black, the exterior with alternating blue roundels and foliate motifs, old exhibition label on the underside, repaired breaks.  Provenance: With Dikran Kelekian, Paris Literature: Die... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2017

A rare and impressive blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1530-35

Lot 156. A rare and impressive blue and white Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1530-35; 14in. (35.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 140,000 - GBP 180,000 (USD 179,620 - USD 230,940). Price realised GBP 281,000 (USD 360,523). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The white ground decorated under the glaze in turquoise and cobalt-blue, the exterior with scrolling vine beneath a cusped line, underside with an old collection label, repaired breaks. Provenance: With Fernand Adda ... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2017

Record-breaking Ottoman textile leads £13 million week of Middle Eastern art auctions

Seventeen works of art from renowned literary publisher and author Tom Maschler’s collection sold for £202,500 / $259,828 (est. £83,500-120,500). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- As part of Sotheby’s Orientalist and Middle Eastern Art Week, a group of three sales dedicated to art produced across the Islamic world from ancient to modern times, 236 lots sold to bring £12,960,125 / $15,661,120 (est. £8,617,700-12,351,800), with over half of the offerings exceeding their pre-sale high estimates. An auction record... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2017

A large blue and white Kubachi pottery dish, probably Tabriz, North Iran, Early 17th century

Lot 13. A large blue and white Kubachi pottery dish, probably Tabriz, North Iran, Early 17th century; 14in. (35.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,668 - USD 10,224) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The white ground painting in cobalt-blue with a central roundel filled with lobed medallions arranged around a single central scrolling tendril, the borders with regular wave motif. Note: The Caucasian city of Kubachi gave its name to a large group of pottery, the type of which was found decorating... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2017

A cuerda seca pottery tile, Safavid Iran, 17th century

Lot 12. A cuerda seca pottery tile, Safavid Iran, 17th century; 11.¼ x 11in. (28.5 x 28cm.). Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000 (USD 1,278 - USD 2,556) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. With white calligraphy reserved against dark blue ground. Christie's. Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds, 28 April 2017, London, South Kensington  
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25 avril 2017

A lustre and cobalt-blue moulded pottery border tile, Kashan, Central Iran, late 13th-early 14th century

Lot 11. A lustre and cobalt-blue moulded pottery border tile, Kashan, Central Iran, late 13th-early 14th century; 13.½ x 5in. (34.4 x 12.8cm.). Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500 (USD 1,917 - USD 3,195) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. With golden brown lustre ground decorated scrolling foliated tendrils around a strong moulded cobalt-blue naskh inscription . Christie's. Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds, 28 April 2017, London, South Kensington
25 avril 2017

Two lustre pottery cross tiles, Kashan, Central Iran, dated AH 691/1294-95 AD

Lot 10. Two lustre pottery cross tiles, Kashan, Central Iran, dated AH 691/1294-95 AD; 8 5/8in. (22cm.) across. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,112 - USD 7,668) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. With radiating palmettes around a central quatrefoil, the border with calligraphic inscriptions in naskh, one bearing the date. Note: Comparable lustre cross tiles with similar decoration of a repeating palmettes pattern is in the British Museum (1896,0201.101). Another cross tile, albeit with simplified... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2017

A lustre and cobalt-blue pottery bowl, Kashan, Central Iran, 13th century

Lot 9. A lustre and cobalt-blue pottery bowl, Kashan, Central Iran, 13th century; 8 ½in. (21.6cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,834 - USD 6,390) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Painted in lustre with horsemen in roundels interspersed with dense scrolling vines. Christie's. Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds, 28 April 2017, London, South Kensington