10 février 2019

A Kashan lustre calligraphic star tile, Persia, 14th century

Lot 94. A Kashan lustre calligraphic star tile, Persia, 14th century; 18cm. width. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014 of stellar form with lustre calligraphic inscription and turquoise splash. Note: InscriptionsQur’an, chapter VI (al-an’am), verse 148. Sotheby’s. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres | 08 oct. 2014
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10 février 2019

A fine Kashan moulded blue-glazed bowl, Persia, second half 12th-early 13th century

Lot 95. A fine Kashan moulded blue-glazed bowl, Persia, second half 12th-early 13th century; 15cm. diam. 11.5cm. height. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 31,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014 the stonepaste moulded and covered with a cobalt-blue glaze on a short foot, featuring a frieze with hunting scenes comprising riders on horses and lions. Note: This is a superbly worked and exceptionally refined example of medieval Persian pottery. The quality of the paste and... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2019

Three monumental Kashan calligraphic lustre pottery tiles, Persia, 12th-13th century

Lot 99. Three monumental Kashan calligraphic lustre pottery tiles, Persia, 12th-13th century; tiles: 41 by 82cm, mount: 84.4 by 10 by 7cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Lot sold 122,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2014 comprising three fritware tiles with a large calligraphic inscription in thuluth moulded in relief and another inscription painted in golden lustre above, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on an overglaze lustre ground of spiralling foliate tendrils with... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2019

A Kashan underglaze-decorated pottery aquamanile in the form of a bull, Persia, early 13th century

Lot 168. A Kashan underglaze-decorated pottery aquamanile in the form of a bull, Persia, early 13th century; 20.7 by 17 by 7.5cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  composed of fritware, made in a mould in the shape of a bull, painted in underglaze cobalt blue and black with stylised birds amidst foliate motifs, with an inscriptive band around body, short spout on back, with handle leading to head with tall curved horns, mouth designed as large... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2019

A Kashan red lustre pottery dish, Persia, circa 1200 AD

Lot 167. A Kashan red lustre pottery dish, Persia, circa 1200 AD; 7cm. approx. height, 19.5cm. diam. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  the deep polylobed bowl with moulded petalled rim on a short foot, decorated in reddish golden lustre, the centre with a leopard amidst foliage, inscriptions in alternating petals, the exterior glazed blue with purple tinge. Provenance: Ex-collection Charles Kettaneh.Hotel Drouot, Boisgirard, Paris, 1 October... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2018

A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with rabbits, early 14th century

Lot 116. A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with rabbits, early 14th century. Dim. : 20,8 x 19,7 cm. Estimation 600 - 800 €. © Artcurial Carreau de revêtement en forme d'étoile octogonale, décoré en lustre métallique brun sur glaçure opaque blanche de deux lapins parmi les fleurs. Bordure d'inscriptions naskhi en réserve sur fond bleu. Fractures et glaçure restaurées, repeints.  Provenance : Collection privée italienne  Artcurial. Vente Archéologie Arts... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2018

A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with a rosace, early 14th century

Lot 115. A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with a rosace, early 14th century. Dim. : 20,8 x 21,2 cm. Estimation 600 - 800 €. © Artcurial Carreau de revêtement en forme d'étoile octogonale, décoré en lustre métallique brun sur glaçure opaque blanche d'une rosace. Bordure d'inscriptions naskhi en réserve sur fond bleu. Fractures et glaçure restaurées, repeints.  Provenance : Collection privée italienne  Artcurial. Vente Archéologie Arts d’Orient & Art... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2018

A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with a simurgh, 14th century

Lot 114. A Kashan lustre painted star-shaped tile with a simurgh, 14th century. Dim. : 19,3 x 20 cm. Estimation 2 000 - 3 000 €. © Artcurial Carreau de revêtement en forme d'étoile octogonale, moulé et décoré en lustre métallique brun sur glaçure opaque blanche et rehauts de bleu et turquoise d'un simurgh stylisé parmi les feuillages et une fleur de lotus. Fracture transversale et glaçure restaurées, quelques repeints. Provenance : Collection privée italienne  Artcurial. Vente Archéologie... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2018

Bowl, Iran, Kashan, 14th century

Bowl, Iran, Kashan, 14th century. Fritware, underglaze-painted in black, blue and turquoise, 4 x 8 1/2 in. (10.16 x 21.59 cm). Gift of Mr. Joseph M. Upton (55.66.2) © LACMA
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29 avril 2018

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia 13th-14th Century

Lot 173. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia 13th-14th Century; 21.2 cm diameter. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £ 4,375 (€ 4,988). © Bonhams 2001-2018 of eight-pointed stellar form, decorated in cobalt blue, turquoise and brownish gold lustre on a cream ground with a central octagonal panel containing a lotus flower surrounded by a band of circle motifs, the corners with vegetal motifs, the border with a band of inscription. Inscriptions: couplets from the beginning of the story of... [Lire la suite]
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