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]
17 juillet 2012
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.