03 février 2016

Silks textile from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul

Silks textile from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul
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02 février 2016

Tile, Ottoman period, early 17th century, Iznik, Turkey

Tile, Ottoman period, early 17th century, Iznik, Turkey. Stone-paste painted under glaze, Iznik ware, 26.0 x 24.0 cm, F1966.12. Freer Gallery of Art. © 2016 Smithsonian Institution
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02 février 2016

Carreau aux perroquets, Turquie, Iznik, fin 16e - début 17e siècle. Musée du Louvre

Carreau aux perroquets, Turquie, Iznik, fin 16e - début 17e siècle. Musée du Louvre (via Instagram)
27 janvier 2016

Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016

Column Ladik, 150 x 102 cm, 17th century,Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Acquired from Dr.Ulrich Schürmann in 1970.  Provenance: Ulrich Schürmann “Teppiche aus dem Orient”, 1981, page 70, Klinkhardt & Biermann Lenkoran, 253 x 122 cm, about 1800 or earlier, Caucasus. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Acquired from Bodenheim in 1970 (Antique Fair Munich)  Bausback “Antike Meisterstücke orientalischer... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2016

Iznik tile Pottery, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540-45

Iznik tile Pottery, 25.5 x 22.5 cm, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540-45. This tile will be exhibited at TEFAF 2016 (11-20 March) Antiques by Amir Mohtashemi (stand 239).
18 janvier 2016

'The Luck of Edenhall', Syria, 14th century

Gilt and enamelled clear glass known as 'The Luck of Edenhall', Syria, 14th century. Museum no. C.1-1959, Victoria and Albert Museum © 2016 Victoria and Albert Museum This famous glass, known as the Luck of Edenhall for at least 230 years, is a beaker with flaring rim decorated in gold and coloured enamels. The Luck of Edenhall is actually a luxury drinking glass decorated with painted enamels and gilding, made in Syria in the middle of  the 14th century. Its early history is untraced, but it may have been... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2016

Gilded Flask, Syria, 12th century

Gilded Flask, Syria, 12th century, w63 x h242 cm. The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar. When this flask was last put on auction, it was described as an Indian piece of the early 18th century. However, its true origins lie six centuries earlier and about four thousand kilometers further east, in or near what is today the small eastern Syrian city of Raqqa. In the mid-1100s, the city was a thriving centre for the production of pottery and glass, constantly refreshed by the appearance of craftsmen leaving the ailing Fatimid... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2015

Suleiman the Magnificent's tomb 'almost certainly' found by researchers in Hungary

Suleiman the Magnificent, considered by historians as the greatest Ottoman ruler, died in 1566. BUDAPEST (AFP).- The long-lost tomb thought to contain the heart of Ottoman Empire sultan Suleiman the Magnificent has "almost certainly" been discovered in Hungary, a researcher told AFP Wednesday after a presentation of the excavation findings. The sultan, considered by historians as the greatest Ottoman ruler, died in 1566 as his army laid siege to a castle defended by Hungarian forces at Szigetvar, 190... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2015

Walters Art Museum presents groundbreaking exhibition of Islamic art

Seyh Hamdullah (Islamic, 1436 (?)-1520), Album of Calligraphy, Turkey, opaque watercolor and ink on paper mounted on thin pasteboard bound between sheepskin-covered boards with gold and chamois leather. Folio H: 11 13/16 x W: 9 1/16 in. (30 x 23 cm). The Walters Art Museum (W.672). BALTIMORE, MD.- The great Mughal, Safavid, and Ottoman empires flourished during a time of rapid change and artistic innovation in the Islamic world, as people, ideas, and technologies spread across Europe and Asia. At the heart... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2015

Un bol et un grand plat, Maroc, Fez, XIXème siècle

Un bol et un grand plat, Maroc, Fez, XIXème siècle. Estimation 1,500 — 2,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's le bol de forme tronconique, le plat de forme cirulaire à paroi évasée, les deux reposant sur un piédouche, en faïence à décor polychrome stylisé d'oeillets et de rinceaux. Quantité: 2 - diam. 13,5 et 41 cm ; 5 1/3  by 16 1/8  in TWO UNDERGLAZE-PAINTED POTTERY VESSELS : A BOWL AND A LARGE DISH, MOROCCO, FEZ, 19TH CENTURY Provenance: Ader-Picard-Tajan, Collection de... [Lire la suite]
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