05 avril 2014

A bottle-shaped Safavid vase, Iran, 17th Century. Fritware with underglaze-blue decoration

A bottle-shaped Safavid vase, Iran, 17th Century. Fritware with underglaze-blue decoration. Photo Florence Number Nine A pear-shaped vase with vegetal and dotted motifs. The shape, decoration and blue and white colours betray the strong influence of Chinese models, despite the final "Islamic" effect. The fragility of these long narrow necks has often required, as in this case, a repair using a silver tip. h 22,5 cm. Estimate: €450 - €600 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr 2014 10:30am. http://www.florencenumbernine.com/ - Tel: +39... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2014

Late 12th or early 13th century Kashan Fritware in Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.

Bowl, Persia, Kashan (?), Late 12th or early 13th century, Fritware, painted over and underglaze. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Bowl, Persia, Kashan (?), Late 12th or early 13th century, Fritware, painted over and underglaze. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. Detail. Bowl, Persia, Kashan (?), Late 12th or early 13th century, Fritware, painted over and underglaze. H. 8 cm; Diam. 18 cm. Inv.° 935. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. © 2013 Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Footed bowl... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2013

Iznik tile. Fritware with underglaze painted decoration, Turkey, Iznik, Circa 1575, Ottoman Empire

Iznik tile. Fritware with underglaze painted decoration, Turkey, Iznik, Circa 1575, Ottoman Empire. Photo courtesy Alexis Renard ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Alexis Renard. "Nature". Mobile +33 (0)680 377 400 - Fax +33 (0)1 44 07 33 02 - email courrier@alexisrenard.com - Website www.alexisrenard.com
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18 mars 2013

Flask, fritware, of flattened circular form. Nishapur, dated 930 AH / 1523-4 AD

Flask, fritware, of flattened circular form, raised on a tall round footring, the neck is missing, as are the handles indicated by the base of one lug and an unglazed patch on the upper shoulder,underglaze-painted in blue, the circular panels depicting a single bird perched on a flower spray, one of three each with blossoms resembling stylized lotus flowers, within a border of nasta'liq script with poetic inscription incorporating a dated 930 AH/1523-4 AD. The panel on each side is decorated with three ogee-shaped medallions with... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

Dish, fritware, painted in underglaze cobalt blue with s scholar in a landscape, Iran, 1600-1640

Dish, fritware, painted in underglaze cobalt blue with s scholar in a landscape, Iran, 1600-1640. Victoria & Albert museum © V&A Images Large dish, fritware, painted with an imitation-Chinese composition including a seated figure in underglaze cobalt blue. By the 1620s, Iranian potters were producing convincing copies of the Chinese porcelain imports flooding into Iran since the 1580s. The challenge was to produce well-painted Kraak-style designs on thinly walled vessels.The panelled border around the rim is almost... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2013

Bottle, fritware, painted in underglaze cobalt blue with scholar on a horse, Iran, 1640-1665

Bottle, fritware, painted in underglaze cobalt blue with scholar on a horse, Iran, 1640-1665. Height: 35.3 cm, Diameter: 16.9 cm. Victoria & Albert museum. © V&A Images Bottle with a straight and plain top. The neck has a trellis design at the top and as it moves down to the main body of the bottle there is a lotus decoration with leaves. Two separate scenes are depicted on the body of the bottle. One showing a pagoda and some huts set against some mountains - this image is reflected. The second scene showing a rider... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2013

Bowl. Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1510

Bowl. Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1510. Fritware, underglaze painted in cobalt blue, glazed. Height: 23.3 cm, Diameter: 43.2 cm. Salting Bequest. Museum number: C.1981-1910 © V&A Images. Footed bowl, fritware with polychrome underglaze painting, copying a metal prototype with the blue and white colour scheme of Chinese porcelain but with entirely Islamic motifs. The outside is decorated with Chinese clouds and leafy scrolls on a large scale; the interior is organised around a six-pointed... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2012

Dish, fritware, underglaze painted in cobalt blue with vine scroll in Chinese style, Uzbekistan (probably Samarqand), 1400-1450.

Dish, fritware, underglaze painted in cobalt blue with vine scroll in Chinese style, Uzbekistan (probably Samarqand), 1400-1450. Diameter: 38.5 cm, Height: 6.4 cm. C.206-1984. © V&A Images. Dish, fritware, with flat rim, underglaze painted in cobalt blue under a thick, uneven green-tinged glaze. The decorative scheme after Chinese Yuan and early Ming dynasty originals: the central motif depicting a scholar's rock enclosed by a scrolling vine, possibly convolvulus, with borders of continuous flowering scrolls. Middle... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2012

Dish, fritware, underglaze-painted in greenish-black with three ducks on a pond. Iran, Mashhad, 1450-1475.

Dish, fritware, underglaze-painted in greenish-black with three ducks on a pond within a stylized wave and rock border, Iran, Mashhad, 1450-1475. Diameter: 34.9 cm. 911-1903. Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Images  Dish, fritware, with flat rim and narrow foot, covered with a white slip, underglaze-painted in a dark olive-green, a chromium oxide colourant, depicting three ducks among water-plants in a pond, two borders around the rim, one with a stylized water weed border and the other with panels of... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2012

Vase. Iran, second half of the 17th century

Vase. Iran, second half of the 17th century. Fritware, overglaze luster-painted, 4 3/16 x 4 3/16 in. (10.6 x 10.6 cm). The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, gift of Joan Palevsky (M.73.5.193). Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
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