05 avril 2014

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A pleasing bowl that is similar to the preceding lot. The decoration is again with a stylised peacock once again set amidst vegetal elements that can be seen as trees or bushes. The bottom of the interior is decorated with a circular reserve with a stylised representation of an eye. Rectangular mark on the base. Fritware with underglaze black and blue decoration. Diametro x Altezza 13,5 x 6,5 cm. Estimate: €350 - €450 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2014

A small blue and white bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A small blue and white bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A delightful small bowl with rounded sides and slight waisting at the upper area. With a double blue line that outlines the decorative areas both on the interior and exterior. The interior bottom of the bowl is embellished by a circular reserve that contains a cobweb motifs, whilst the exterior is enlivened three times by a sort of abstract bird in flights amongst trees that are also rather schematically depicted. Rectangular mark on... [Lire la suite]
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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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31 mars 2014

A Qajar diamond-set gold brooch and ensuite pair of earrings, Iran, 19th century

A Qajar diamond-set gold brooch and ensuite pair of earrings, Iran, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The brooch of stellar form, with central diamond inset, each earring with two hanging gold openwork half-spheres beneath a filigree rosette with slightly raised central boss, with original presentation leather box inscribed 'M. G. B 'below a ducal crown, very good condition. The brooch 1.3/4in. (4.5cm.) across; earring 2in. (5cm.) high each. Estimate £1,200 – £1,800Christie's. ARTS & TEXTILES OF THE ISLAMIC AND... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2014

A pair of Qajar enamelled gold earrings, Iran, 19th century

A pair of Qajar enamelled gold earrings, Iran, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each of hemispherical bell shape, the polychrome enamel decoration consisting of floral blooms, with hanging pearls, red and green gems. Each 2.3/8in. (6.2cm.) long. Estimate £1,000 – £1,500Christie's. ARTS & TEXTILES OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN WORLDS, 11 April 2014, London, South Kensington - www.christies.com
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31 mars 2014

A gemset gold-mounted jade pendant and a bracelet Iran, 19th century

A gemset gold-mounted jade pendant and a bracelet; Iran, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The pendant of oval form, inlaid with stylised palmettes at either side of a central floral pattern, each inlaid with hardstones, the gold mounted border inlaid with turquoise stones, with hanging turquoise-set medallions; the bracelet consisting of a row of turquoise-set floral motifs between two rows of pearls. The pendant 2.1/2in. (5.8cm.) across. Estimate £1,000 – £1,500Christie's. ARTS & TEXTILES OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2014

Three Qajar enamelled gold rings, Iran, 19th century

Three Qajar enamelled gold rings, Iran, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 htly gadrooned, one with a stellar motif; 0.5/8in. (1.5cm.) diam. Estimate £1,000 – £1,500Christie's. ARTS & TEXTILES OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN WORLDS, 11 April 2014, London, South Kensington - www.christies.com
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31 mars 2014

A gemset enamelled gold pendant Qajar, Iran, 19th century

A gemset enamelled gold pendant Qajar, Iran, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The drop-shaped medallion hanging from a split palmette, inset with two concentric rows of colourless hardstones around a central foiled pear cut hardstone, embellished with hanging pearls, the reverse enamelled with avian motifs around a rose and violet floral spray; 3in. (7.5cm.) high. Estimate £1,500 – £2,500Christie's. ARTS & TEXTILES OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN WORLDS, 11 April 2014, London, South Kensington - www.christies.com
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30 mars 2014

Dallas Museum of Art is the exclusive venue outside of Europe of exhibition of Islamic art and culture

Inkwell, ca 1275 AD. Al Jazira or West Persia. Copper alloy, gold, silver, and lead. Height: 5.9 cm. Furusiyya Art Foundation, Liechtenstein. Photo © Noel Adams DALLAS, TX.- From March 30 through June 29, 2014, the Dallas Museum of Art will host Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World. The DMA is the only venue outside of Europe to host this international touring exhibition of Islamic art and culture co-organized by the DMA and the Focus-Abengoa Foundation. Critically acclaimed by such publications as The Financial... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2014

Kubachi plate, Iran, late 16th-early 17th century

Kubachi plate, Iran, late 16th-early 17th century. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. with gently waisted high rim, painted in cobalt blue, brownish red, green and yellow on a white ground with flowerheads within a border of stylised interlacing. 20cm diameter Provenance: from a private American collection Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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