21 avril 2018

A Safavid soft-paste porcelain ewer, Kirman, South East Iran, mid 17th century

Lot 76. A Safavid soft-paste porcelain ewer, Kirman, South East Iran, mid 17th century; 15 3/8in. (39cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 8,508 - USD 11,344). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Of drop-shape with flattened sides rising from high trumpet foot tapering to thin neck, painted in cobalt-blue and red on white ground with red floral sprays, the sides with scrolling vine and two large scalloped medallions beneath the spout and loop handle. Note: This ewer is part of a... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2018

A monumental Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Persia, probably Kirman, 17th century

Lot 130. A monumental Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Persia, probably Kirman, 17th century; 10.6cm. height; 53.8cm. diam. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,266 - 11,022 USD). Lot Sold 15,000 GBP (17,166 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of large shallow rounded form, decorated in underglaze blue shades with a dense foliate composition comprising dragons, birds and architectural screens. Provenance: Bernheimer, Munchen 1968.Dr. Ignazio Vok (b.1938).An architect by training, Vok... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2016

A Safavid soft-paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century

Lot 19. A Safavid soft-paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 8,575 - USD 12,250). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Both sides similarly decorated, each with central omphalos and raised band down the sides, the foot with one large chip, base with old owner's label with the name 'Ziegler'; 12 1/8in. (30.8cm.) high. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
05 avril 2014

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A pleasing bowl that is similar to the preceding lot. The decoration is again with a stylised peacock once again set amidst vegetal elements that can be seen as trees or bushes. The bottom of the interior is decorated with a circular reserve with a stylised representation of an eye. Rectangular mark on the base. Fritware with underglaze black and blue decoration. Diametro x Altezza 13,5 x 6,5 cm. Estimate: €350 - €450 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2014

A small blue and white bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A small blue and white bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A delightful small bowl with rounded sides and slight waisting at the upper area. With a double blue line that outlines the decorative areas both on the interior and exterior. The interior bottom of the bowl is embellished by a circular reserve that contains a cobweb motifs, whilst the exterior is enlivened three times by a sort of abstract bird in flights amongst trees that are also rather schematically depicted. Rectangular mark on... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2013

Persian, Safavid, soft paste porcelain pottery bottle from Kirman, 17th century

Persian, Safavid soft paste porcelain pottery bottle from Kirman, 17th century AD. © Copyright Anavian Gallery. pseudo Chinese marking on bottom. Brass spout added later. Height 11"Anavian Gallery. Phone: 212-319-5030. The New York Ceramics Fair. January 21, 2014.
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06 juin 2013

International rug expert comments on $33.7 million record price for antique oriental carpet

The Clark Sickle-Leaf. Vine scroll and palmette carpet, probably Kirman, South Persia, 17th century, approximately 8ft. 9in. by 6ft. 5in. (2.67 by 1.96m.). Est. $5/7 million. Photo: Sothebys. OAKLAND, CA.- Jan David Winitz, internationally recognized Oriental rug expert and founder of Claremont Rug Company, today said the world record price bid today of $33.7 million for a “remarkably crafted, miraculously preserved and awe-inspiringly beautiful” from the first half, 17th century confirmed that “best-of-the-best” carpets are now... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2013

Grand plat aux palmettes. Iran, Kirman ou Maschad, 17e siècle

Grand plat aux palmettes. Iran, Kirman ou Maschad, 17e siècle. Photo Millon et Associés en céramique bleu-blanc, décoré de huit palmettes autour d’un motif à huit feuilles nervurées, marli à guirlande florale. Le dos est décoré de palmes et fleurettes stylisées. Marque bleue au centre. Restauré. Diam. 41 cm. Estimation : 1 200 / 1 400 € A LARGE SAFAVID BLUE AND WHITE DISH – 17th CENTURYBibliographie : Pour le décor à plusieurs palmettes, voir :Y. Crowe, Persia and China, Safavid blue... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2012

Kendi. Iran safavide, Kirman ou Meched, XVIIe siècle

Kendi. Iran safavide, Kirman ou Meched, XVIIe siècle. Photo Tajan Base de narguilé en céramique à décor bleu-blanc à la chinoise, ornée de dragons stylisés dans des médaillons alternant avec des motifs floraux.Autour du col, une frise de médaillons polylobés floraux. Le haut du col fracturé est muni d'une monture en métal. Marque chinoise apocryphe sous la base. Restaurations au talon et partie supérieure du col manquante. HAUT. 12,5 cm (4,9 cm). Estimation : 700 / 900 €A 17th... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2012

Dish with stylized vegetal decoration. Iran, Kirman (?), second half of the 17th century.

Dish with stylized vegetal decoration. Iran, Kirman (?), second half of the 17th century. Stonepaste, underglaze painted and colored slip decoration H. 8.2 cm; Max. Diam. 47 cm; Base Diam. 27 cm. The decoration of this dish is organized in concentric registers. The decoration of the narrow flange, the middle register and the central medallion consists of a leaf scroll painted in underglaze cobalt blue. The middle register and the central medallion also display large flowers bearing thin petals. The remaining registers are adorned... [Lire la suite]
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