09 avril 2019

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile with Simurgh, Persia, 14th century

  Lot 137. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile with Simurgh, Persia, 14th century; 17 by 20.3cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP (5,804 - 8,126 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of stellar form with one flat edge, decorated in lustre over an opacified tin glaze with in-glaze cobalt blue, featuring a Simurgh in flight, border with stylised blue design. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30 AM.

17 mars 2019

A carved black lacquer circular dish, China, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 1124. A carved black lacquer circular dish, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century. 12 7/8 in. (32.5 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The shallow dish well carved with two long-tailed birds in flight amidst a leafy branch bearing four large camellia blossoms and buds, the exterior encircled by a band of xiangcao scroll, a later-added six-character inscription written in red on the base, cloth box. The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2019

A rare gilt-bronze 'Avalokitesvara and qilin' group, Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty, 14th Century

Lot 740. A rare gilt-bronze 'Avalokitesvara and qilin' group, Yuan-Early Ming Dynasty, 14th Century; 13 1/4 in., 33.5 cm. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 USD. Lot sold 180,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the bearded deity seated upon a horned qilin with legs crossed and hands in dhyanasana mudra, dressed in long robes with finely incised foliate scroll borders, the face with eyes half-closed in meditation below the simple diadem centered by a seated Buddha Amitabha, all atop the... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

A Kashan lustre calligraphic star tile, Persia, 14th century

Lot 94. A Kashan lustre calligraphic star tile, Persia, 14th century; 18cm. width. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014 of stellar form with lustre calligraphic inscription and turquoise splash. Note: InscriptionsQur’an, chapter VI (al-an’am), verse 148. Sotheby’s. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres | 08 oct. 2014
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10 février 2019

A rare and important Nasrid silvered and gilt-copper pyxis, Spain, 14th century

Lot 92. A rare and important Nasrid silvered and gilt-copper pyxis, Spain, 14th century; 11.8cm. height, 12.5cm. diam. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 GBP. Lot Sold 674,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2014 the octagonal box with four gilt-copper mounts and loops for hanging, also on fitted flat lid, with silvered and gilt-copper engraved geometric design and incised details throughout surface. Note: This beautiful pyxis is an extremely rare example of a fourteenth-century metal casket... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2018

Tray with women and boys on a garden terrace, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), 14th century

Tray with women and boys on a garden terrace, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), 14th century. Carved red lacquer. H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); Diam. 21 7/8 in. (55.6 cm). Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015; 2015.500.1.31. © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Scenes of harmonious families featuring women and frolicking children began to appear in Chinese decorative art in the fourteenth century. This tray depicts two women and twenty-three boys on a terrace and pavilion overlooking a lotus pond. One... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2018

A Longquan celadon 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 531. A Longquan celadon 'Dragon' dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. D.: 37.2 cm. (14 3/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000. Price realised EUR 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. De forme circulaire, recouvert d'une belle glaçure céladon, le centre orné en relief d'un dragon pourchassant la perle sacrée parmi deux volutes de nuages, l'aile incisée de volutes, le revers rehaussé de pétales moulés ; une fêle. Christie's. C'est fou!, Paris, 12 - 14 December 2018
14 décembre 2018

An early Mamluk silver-inlaid brass bowl, Egypt, 14th century

Lot 189. An early Mamluk silver-inlaid brass bowl, Egypt, 14th century; 5cm. height.; 16cm. diam. Estimate £12,000 - £18,000. © Sotheby's. with large silver-inlaid engraved calligraphic band between foliage, interspersed with four roundels containing seated figures, the underside engraved with a central stylised sun motif surrounded by six roundels containing figures, remnants of silver inlay, incised swimming fish to interior. Provenance: By repute, Count Don Enrico Lucchesi Palli, 11th... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2018

A Junyao type dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 551. Chine, Dynastie Yuan, XIVe siècle, Plat en céramique à couverte de type Junyao. Diamètre : 11 cm. Estimation: 1 600 € / 1 800 €. Unsold. Courtesy Artprecium Un éclat en dessous du col, quelques défauts de cuisson.Provenance : Collection Spoerry, inventorié dans le carnet de collection sous le numéro 1024Une facture de Tonying à Londres datée de Juillet 1923 accompagne ce lot.A Chinese Junyao type dish, Yuan dynasty, 14th centuryProvenance: Spoerry collection, mentioned in the collector’s personal... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2018

A blue and white ‘Dragon’ porcelain stem cup, Yuan dynasty, 14th century

Lot 556. Chine, Dynastie Yuan, XIVe siècle. Rare coupe à pied en porcelaine. Hauteur : 10 cm. Diamètre : 11.2 cm. Estimation: 20 000 € / 30 000 €. Adjugé 220 000 €. Courtesy Artprecium à décor bleu et blanc de dragon sur le pourtour, l’intérieur orné d’une fleur de pivoine en motif central, les parois délicatement ornées en léger relief d’un décor de type ‘anhua’ de dragons à la poursuite de la perle sacrée. Légers défauts de cuisson au bas du pied ainsi qu’au col,... [Lire la suite]