26 septembre 2017

'Wondrous Worlds' exhibition showcases the long history and rich diversity of Islamic art

Double Portrait of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (1592-1666) and Empress Mumtaz (1593-1631), India, late 19th century, Colors and gold on ivory, Bequest of J. Ackerman Coles, 1926, Collection of the Newark Museum 26.1133. HOUSTON, TX.- Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from Asia, Africa, the United States, and Europe, Asia Society Texas Center’s exhibition, Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place, showcases the global history and breadth of Islamic art. The exhibition opened September... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2017

Coupe à décor de quatre motifs en noir, céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s.

Lot 931. Coupe à décor de quatre motifs en noir, céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s, D 21 cm. Estimation : 500 CHF / 800 CHF.  Photo Genève Enchères. A 10th century Nishapur cup. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
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01 mai 2017

Coupe aux médaillons, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s.

Lot 929. Coupe aux médaillons, Céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s, D 24 cm. Estimation : 400 CHF / 600 CHF.  Photo Genève Enchères. A 10th century Nishapur cup. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
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01 mai 2017

Petite coupe à motif calligraphié en coufique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe siècle

Lot 928. Petite coupe à motif calligraphié en coufique, Céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s, H 5,5 cm, D 14 cm. Estimation : 300 CHF / 500 CHF.  Photo Genève Enchères. A 10th century Nishapur cup with kufi inscription. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
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25 avril 2017

A tin-glazed pottery bowl, Nishapur, North East Iran, 10th century

Lot 4. A tin-glazed pottery bowl, Nishapur, North East Iran, 10th century; 8 ¼in. (21cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000 (USD 2,556 - USD 3,834) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Of rounded form on short straight foot, the white ground decoration with green splashes, black pseudo-kufic inscription. Christie's. Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds, 28 April 2017, London, South Kensington
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08 avril 2017

A Nishapur 'yellow staining' black slip-painted pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century

Lot 97. A Nishapur 'yellow staining' black slip-painted pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century, 20.4 cm. diam. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,300 - 3,500). Photo: Bonhams.  of slightly curved conical form on a short foot, decorated in manganese and yellow-staining with a band of pseudo-inscription to the well, the rim with a band containing hatched design interspersed by roundels containing cruciform motifs and a further band of zig-zag design.  Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 25... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2017

A rare signed Nishapur Sgraffiato pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century

Lot 96. A rare signed Nishapur Sgraffiato pottery Bowl, Persia, 10th Century, 37 cm. diam. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€5,800 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams.  of slightly flaring conical form on a short foot, incised and decorated in ochre and green splashes on a cream ground with a series of radiating panels containing bands of spiralling circular motifs, incised signature of maker between two of the panels    Note: Inscriptions: 'work of Rafaq (?)'.  Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2017

Bowl with Horseman, Iran, Nishapur, 10th century

Bowl with Horseman, Iran, Nishapur, 10th century. Glazed earthenware,height: 3.5 in, 8.89 cm; diameter: 8.5 in, 21.59 cm. Museum exchange, 1967.93 © Denver Art Museum. Nishapur, in northeastern Persia, was once a thriving cosmopolitan city on the east-west trade rout between China and the Mediterranean. The brown, green, and yellow underglaze on this bowl probably reflects the popularity of Chinese ceramics of the Tang dynasty (618-907), which have been found there. Though Arab Muslims were ruling the area by 900, their prohibition... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2016

Middle Eastern Art & Chinese ceramics lead Skinner's Asian Works of Art Auction

Lot 387. Cinnabar Vase, detail, China, 18th-19th century. Estimate $3,000-5,000. Photo Skinner. BOSTON, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. will present an Asian Works of Art auction of over 700 lots on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11AM, coinciding with Asia week auctions in New York City. The auction features several important private collections, including early Middle Eastern ceramics and manuscripts, tomb pottery from the Han and Tang periods, and an exceptional collection of early monochrome miniature ceramics from the Tang... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2016

A Samanid Nishapur "splashware" pottery dish with "sgraffiato" design, 10th century

Lot 93. A Samanid Nishapur "splashware" pottery dish with "sgraffiato" design, 10th century. Estimation : 4 000 € / 6 000 €. Photo Artcurial Grand plat à large marli, gravé de motifs linéaires et décoré sur engobe blanc de coulées aux "trois couleurs" dites de type T'ang. Diam. : 37,5 cm Provenance : Collection Xavier Guerrand-Hermès  ARTCURIAL, 75008 PARIS. Arts d'Orient, le 24 Mai 2016 à 14h30