24 mars 2017

A Chinese porcelain cup with Ottoman tombak mounts set with a coral finial, China and Turkey, 18th century

Lot 208. A Chinese porcelain cup with Ottoman tombak mounts set with a coral finial, China and Turkey, 18th century.  Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the body comprising a blue porcelain cup set in tombak mounts, including a splayed foot with incised floral details, with a hinged lid featuring three cartouches with foliate openwork design, surmounted by coral finial and curved handle - 17.5cm. height. Note: This tombak incense burner is distinguished by the... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2012

A rare blue and white porcelain ewer made for the Islamic market, China, Ming Dynasty, Yongle period, 1403-1424 AD, with Ottoman

Lot 348. A rare blue and white porcelain ewer made for the Islamic market, China, Ming Dynasty, Yongle period, 1403-1424 AD, with Ottoman Tombak Mounts, 17th-18th Century; 30.4cm height. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 GBP. Lot sold 181,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2011 of pyriform form with a bulbous base and tapering neck supported on a narrow ring foot, the sloping shoulder with serpentine handle and spout with attached foliate bracket, the spout and neck terminating in a domed... [Lire la suite]