18 avril 2019

A large Ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th-17th century

Lot 47. A large Ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th-17th century; 108 by 123cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 100,000 GBP (115,940 EUR).Courtesy Sotheby's. cotton shirt (jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including thuluth, and square Kufic, in assorted colours, arranged in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches and lines, within bespoke perspex case. inscriptions: The inscriptions include quotations from the... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2012

An ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th century

An ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th century. Photo Sotheby's Cotton shirt (jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic, in assorted colours, arranged in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches, crescent moons, stars and cypress tree forms, the lower section with musenna-form calligraphy reserved in Thuluth script, with interstices and borders comprising... [Lire la suite]
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