12 mai 2018

Portrait of Nazar 'Ali Beg, son of Alqas Mirza, by Mu'in Musavvir, Isfahan, Iran, dated AH 1084/1674-5 AD

Lot 1009. Portrait of Nazar 'Ali Beg, son of Alqas Mirza, by Mu'in Musavvir, Isfahan, Iran, dated AH 1084/1674-5 AD. Painting: 3 ¾ x 7 ¾ in. (9.5 x 19.7 cm.) Folio: 6 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (16 x 26.9 cm.) Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. Price realised USD 212,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Gouache heightened with gold on paper, inscribed and dated on the left side of the page, ruled margin, laid down on plain leaf, later laid down again, the reverse with pencil confirmation of... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2018

Portrait of the artist Reza ‘Abbasi by Mu’in Musavvir, Isfahan, Iran, signed and dated 5 Safar Ah 1087/19 April 1676 AD

Lot 1001. Portrait of the artist Reza ‘Abbasi by Mu’in Musavvir, Isfahan, Iran, signed and dated 5 Safar Ah 1087/19 April 1676 AD. Painting 7 ¾ x 4 ½ in. (19.7 x 11.4 cm.) Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 588,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Gouache heightened with gold and silver on paper, signed and dated on the upper left side of the page, ruled borders, applied blue paper margin, laid down on thin card, reverse plain, mounted, framed and glazed, collection label... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2017

"A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti" on view at Harvard Art Museums

Chess versus Backgammon, illustrated folio from an Anthology of Persian Treatises, Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period, 1427. Ink, colors, silver, and gold on paper. Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence. Photo: Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies; © President and Fellows of Harvard College. CAMBRIDGE, MASS.- This focused exhibition features illustrated Persian manuscripts and detached folios that were collected in the early 20th century... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2014

Pair of important Qajar doors, Imami School, Isfahan or Tehran, Iran, 19th century

Pair of important Qajar doors, Imami School, Isfahan or Tehran, Iran, 19th century. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi 195 x 105cm Each lacquered narrow wooden fruitwood door is of rectangular form decorated wtih arabesque cartouches representing courtly entertainment scenes. Amir Mohtashemi (stand 235) at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.tefaf.com/
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07 novembre 2013

Dervish,
Follower of Reza I Abbassi or Sadeqi Beg, Iran, Isfahan, first half of the 17th century

Dervish,
Follower of Reza I Abbassi or Sadeqi Beg, Iran, Isfahan, first half of the 17th century. Photo courtesy Alexis Renard Height: Drawing: 14.6 cm / Page: 23 cm; Width: Drawing: 8 cm / Page: 16 cm. 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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29 novembre 2012

Deux Mystiques s'enivrant, signé Mohammad Yûsuf , Isfahan, milieu du XVIIe siècle

Deux Mystiques s'enivrant, signé Mohammad Yûsuf , Isfahan, milieu du XVIIe siècle. Photo Kapandji Morhange Dessin à l'encre noire et légère polychromie rehaussé d'or sur papier, représentant deux mystiques soufis partageant une coupe de vin dans un paysage.Le premier ivre porte une large ceinture en étoffe jaune, et le second, coiffé d'un bonnet de fourrure, porte un châle dessiné à l'encre rouge sur ses épaules.Le sol est fleuri d'iris, et l'arrière-plan est occupé par un rocher et un arbre feuillu sur fond nuageux.Le dessin... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2012

Youth kneeling and holding out a wine-cup, early 17th century, Safavid period, Isfahan, Iran

Youth kneeling and holding out a wine-cup, early 17th century, Safavid period. Ink and color wash on paper; H: 14.0 W: 9.2 cm. Isfahan, Iran. Purchase F1928.10 © 2012 Smithsonian Institution
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13 août 2012

A Seated Youth in Green, ca. 1600-1610. Safavid period, Isfahan, Iran

A Seated Youth in Green, ca. 1600-1610. Safavid period. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. H: 34.6 W: 21.9 cm. Isfahan, Iran. Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.306 © 2012 Smithsonian Institution
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07 novembre 2009

Decorative Art Treasures at Christie's New York in November

A pair of Louis XVI ormolu and patinated-bronze three-branch candelabra , circa 1780, attributed to François Rémond, almost certainly supplied by Dominique Daguerre, , the bronzes after the model by Etienne Maurice Falconet. Estimate $80,000 - $120,000. photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe on November 24, which will include over 450 treasures from the 16th to the 19th centuries. With a range of estimates, the sale offers superb private and... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2009

'Light of the Sufis: The Mystical Arts of Islam' @ the Brooklyn Museum

Sample of Persian Calligraphy from a Mughal Album. Calligraphy: Iran, Safavid, 16th century; margins: India, Mughal, 17th century. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by anonymous donors and the Helen Babbott Sanders Fund, 1991.185 This installation features approximately twenty-five objects from the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and private collections related to a mystical branch of Islam known as Sufism. While differing Muslim sects and... [Lire la suite]