15 avril 2019

An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century

Lot 255. An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century; 6ft.7in. x 4ft.6in. (205cm. x 141cm.) Estimate: £550,000 - GBP 750,000 (US$717,750 - USD 978,750). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Considerable silk pile, corroded and oxidised silver and gold metal-thread, original selvages, each end with complete braided and metal embroidered kilims, overall very good condition. Provenance: With the Saxon Elector... [Lire la suite]

15 avril 2019

An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century

Lot 254. An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century; 6ft.7in. x 4ft.6in. (205cm. x 141cm.) Estimate: £600,000 - £800,000 (US$783,427 - US$1,044,570). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Remarkably good silk pile throughout, corroded silver metal -thread, a small spot repair in the centre, original fringes at one end, overall very good condition. Provenance: With the Saxon Elector and later King of Poland Augustus the... [Lire la suite]
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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