06 mai 2019

Christie's: Strong results achieved for Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, including Oriental Rugs and Carpets

Lot 254. An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century; 6ft.7in. x 4ft.6in. (205cm. x 141cm.) Estimate: £600,000 - £800,000 (US$783,427 - US$1,044,570). Sold for £3,895,000 / €4,529,885 / $5,079,080. New world record price for a ‘Polonaise’ carpet at auction. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  LONDON.- The top lot was an important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet from Isfahan, central Persia, first quarter 17th... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2012

Textile with palmette in lotus medaillions. Mamluk Egypt or Ilkhanid Iran, 13th century AD

Textile with palmette in lotus medaillions. Mamluk Egypt or Ilkhanid Iran, 13th century AD. TXT0229. The Khalili collections © 2011 Khalili Family Trust Ilkhanid silk brocade with palmette trellis design. tabby, with supplementary weft, gold thread on strips of leather or parchment, originally on a coral-red ground.
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