20 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 194. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1575; 35.5cm. diam. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. Lot Sold 28,750 GBP (37,211 USD). © Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and bole orange-red with wavy floral stems and stylised scroll border, underside with foliate motifs and collection label. Provenance: Ex-collection Rudolf Martin (1864-1925), thence by descent. Rudolf Martin was a renowned Anthropology professor, who... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish featuring a stag, Turkey, circa 1580-85

Lot 182. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish featuring a stag, Turkey, circa 1580-85; 27cm. diam. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000. Lot Sold 40,000 GBP (51,772 USD). © Sotheby's. fritware body painted in underglaze cobalt blue and relief red outlined in black on a dark green ground, with a stag, owl and birds surrounded by stylised rosettes to rim, underside with foliate details, one drill to the foot and collection label. Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 20 April 1983, lot 159.  Note:The seemingly... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1570

  Lot 191. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1570; 29.4cm. diam. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware, underglaze-painted in cobalt blue, turquoise green and bole red with fine green-black outlines with a design of two long serrated twisting saz leaves enclosing a symmetrical design of rosettes and hyacinths with trefoil clasp, serrated rim,underside with paired tulips and flowerhead motifs, old collection... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

Iznik pottery at Sotheby's London, 25 April 2018

Lot 167. A unique blue and white pilgrim flask with animals, Turkey, circa 1545-55; 32.2cm. height. Est. 60,000-80,000. Lot Sold 669,000 GBP (765,604 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s 2018. Cf. my post: Sotheby's announces highlights from the Arts of the Islamic World auction on 25 April Lot 175. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile, Turkey, second half 16th century; 25.5 by 24.5cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 30,000 GBP (34,332 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s 2018. of square... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 127. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 11¾in. (29.8cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With sloping rim on short foot, the white surface decorated in cobalt-blue, green, red and black with a central blue rosette flanked by four cusped cartouches containing floral sprays reserved against blue ground alternated with large red arabesque spandrels, the border with a band of overlapping cusped lappets, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2018

An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560

Lot 126. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560; 8¼in. (20.8cm.) high. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of baluster form rising from short foot to slightly flaring cylindrical neck, with simple handle, the white body decorated in cobalt-blue, green and bole-red within black outlines with alternating single tulips and sprays of roses, the neck with similar but reduced design, the base with stylized ring of imitation marbling, bands of... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2018

An Iznik blue and white pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560

Lot 132. An Iznik blue and white pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560; 12in. (30.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With cusped sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted in cobalt-blue with a continuous scrolling vine issuing small saz leaves and fleshy flowerheads, the rim with similar but simplified design, the exterior with alternating small cloud-bands and flowerheads, remains of old label to... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2017

An Ottoman tile with flower design, Iznik, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 174. An Ottoman tile with flower design, Iznik, late 16th-early 17th century.  Estimate 4 500 € / 5 500 €. Courtesy Artcurial Carreau de revêtement en céramique siliceuse, décoré en polychromie et engobe rouge sur fond blanc d'oeillets, de tulipes et d'églantines et d'un élégant motif de ruban festonné. Fracture transversale, quelques éclats dans le rouge. Dim. : 24,4 x 24,8 cm Provenance: Collection R.B et G.B. Archéologie & Arts d’Orient dont la collection Henry de... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2017

An Iznik blue and turquoise hexagonal tile, Turkey, circa 1525

Lot 197. An Iznik blue and turquoise hexagonal tile, Turkey, circa 1525. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. fritware, decorated in underglaze blues and turquoise on a white ground, mounted in frame; 20.2cm. max.  Note: Similar tiles, most probably from the same group, are in the Louvre Museum, Paris (inv. no. 7456) and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (inv. nos.1019-1892; 507-1900). Further examples were sold in these rooms, 17 October 1997, lot 30; 24 April 1991, lots 1144-47;... [Lire la suite]
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16 août 2017

Iznik Tile, Turkey, Second half of the 16th century

Iznik Tile, Turkey, Second half of the 16th century, 22.6cm high, 19.9cm wide © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. This polychrome tile is painted with a large bole red, cobalt blue and green lotus blossom together with a green and red saz leaf, a small serrated leaf and half-flower heads with a large cobalt blue palmette border. The bottom left hand corner is decorated with cobalt blue, white and green scrolling clouds on a bole red ground. The tile would have been a part of a larger composition. Two pairs of Iznik tiles in The Victoria and... [Lire la suite]
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