19 avril 2019

A large Iznik calligraphic pottery tile, Turkey, second half 16th century

Lot 228. A large Iznik calligraphic pottery tile, Turkey, second half 16th century; 26.5 by 27.4cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze blue, turquoise and relief red, outlined in black, with details of a large calligraphic inscription. inscriptions: … sahib-kiran'… Lord of the Auspicious conjunction'. Note: A large tile panel with similar script, in which the red bole is featured within some of the letters, is in the Ömer Koç collection (Bilgi 2015, pp.196-7,... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2019

A large Iznik calligraphic pottery tile, Turkey, second half 16th century

Lot 227. A large Iznik calligraphic pottery tile, Turkey, second half 16th century; 28.7 by 26cm. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze blue, turquoise and relief red, outlined in black, with details of a large calligraphic inscription, between two bands, corner restored. inscriptions: … oldi … '... became …' Sotheby's.  Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpet, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30 AM
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13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile fragment with saz leaves and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 250. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile fragment with saz leaves and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 20 by 29cm. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, turquoise, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Ex-private collection, Germany, since 1983 (as published in catalogue).Artcurial, Paris, 24 May 2016, lot 133. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik cobalt blue and white pottery tile fragment with a peacock, Turkey, circa 1540-50

Lot 249. An Iznik cobalt blue and white pottery tile fragment with a peacock, Turkey, circa 1540-50; 23.5 by 17.5cm. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise with peacock, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Piasa, Paris, 5 December 2005, lot 18. Note: The fine drawing like quality of this tile is exceptional. It is comparable to the drawings in the albums of Murad III (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna)... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik turquoise and cobalt blue pottery tile fragment with composite palmettes, Turkey, circa 1545-55

Lot 248. An Iznik turquoise and cobalt blue pottery tile fragment with composite palmettes, Turkey, circa 1545-55; 29 by 20.6cm. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with chinoiserie and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 247. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with chinoiserie and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1580; 24.8 by 22cm. Estimate £7,000 - £10,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Drouot, Paris, 25 September 1998, lot 43. Note: An almost identical tile is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, inv. no. 02.5.91.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery border tile with composite flowerhead and key fret red border, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 246. An Iznik polychrome pottery border tile with composite flowerhead and key fret red border, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 15.5 by 24.8cm. Estimate £7,000 - £10,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with entwined palmettes and bole red saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 245. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with entwined palmettes and bole red saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 30.4 by 30cm. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, green, turquoise, bole red and black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with hyacinths and prunus, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575-85

Lot 236. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with hyacinths and prunus, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575-85; 30cm. diam. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000. Photo: Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red with thin green outlines, featuring a central bouquet between hyacinth and prunus stems, the rim with a breaking wave design interspersed by S-shape motifs, reverse with flower heads and foliate stems. Provenance: Ex-collection Leon Rolin (1871-1950) and his wife Madeleine Shaar... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with cypress tree, Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 235. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with cypress tree, Turkey, circa 1590; 31cm. diam. Estimate £18,000 - £25,000. Photo: Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze dark blue, green and relief red outlined in black, with a central cypress tree in the middle of a swirling branch of saz and composite palmettes, the everted rim with stylised scrolls, alternating paired tulips and rosettes on underside. Note: The cypress tree, which acts as a central balancing form in the composition, first made... [Lire la suite]