15 octobre 2019

Islamic ceramics at Bonhams London, 22 October 2019

Lot 15. A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl, Persia, 10th Century; 24.2 cm. diam. Estimate £ 2,000 - £ 3,000 (€ 2,300 - € 3,400). Photo: Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on a short foot with everted rim, decorated underglaze in yellow, green and manganese on a cream ground with five birds interspersed by abstract vegetal motifs, the exterior with a large zig-zag motif filled with lattice design, hatching and stylised palmettes. Provenance: Private Italian collection. Lot 16. Two Kashan moulded... [Lire la suite]

09 avril 2019

A large Nishapur calligraphic pottery bowl, Persia or Central Asia, 10th century

Lot 139. A large Nishapur calligraphic pottery bowl, Persia or Central Asia, 10th century; 10.5cm. height, 34.3cm. diam. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP (34,824 - 46,432 EUR). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep conical form, decorated in dark brown on a slip-painted ground with four Kufic calligraphic inscriptions under the rim and point to centre, plain exterior. inscriptions: ‘Modesty is a branch of faith and faith is’ Slip-painted bowls with calligraphic... [Lire la suite]
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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