14 août 2019

A calligraphic Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 218. A calligraphic Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 13¼ x 13¼in. (33.8 x 33.8cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of square form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise, bole-red and black with the upper right-hand corner of a black-outlined inscription in large white thuluthreserved against blue ground, the calligraphy within a turquoise outlined panel, around this a band of large flowerheads and... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570

Lot 198. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1570; 9¼in. (23.4cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of accentuated baluster form with large belly, the dusty pink slip ground covered with blue slip arabesque panels enclosed within white arabesque ogival lattice, between plain blue bands, mouth restored. Note: The present jug is one of a very small number of Iznik vessels decorated on top of a coloured slip ground. In the... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A large Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 227. A large Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580; 12¼in. (31cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Rising from slightly flaring round foot to wide bulbous body tapering towards the shoulder, the white ground painted in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and black, the foot with a band of strapwork, the body with a ground of elegant green fishscale set with trilobed palmettes with cusped edges framing a band of curved... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A Kutahya pottery pilgrim's flask, Ottoman Turkey, 18th century

Lot 252. A Kutahya pottery pilgrim's flask, Ottoman Turkey, 18th century; 7 7/8in. (20cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 49,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With flat rounded body and cylindrical neck with widely flaring mouth, each side moulded with two concentric circles, the white surface densely decorated in yellow, bole-red, cobalt-blue, turquoise and black with a central floral spray which grows in opposite directions to each side surrounded by minor registers... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A very large iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 233. A very large iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 23 5/8 x 15in. (59.8 x 38.8cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 67,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of rectangular shape, the white ground with repeated design painted in cobalt-blue and turquoise of central leafy palmettes surrounded by regular vine with saz leaves and rosettes, within cobalt-blue and turquoise border, some chipping around the edges, repaired break, small areas of... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

A jade-hilted dagger and scabbard, North India and Ottoman Turkey, 19th century

Lot 317. A jade-hilted dagger and scabbard, North India and Ottoman Turkey, 19th century; 17 ¼ ins. (44 cm.) long. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The carved jade hilt and locket set with rubies, the watered-steel blade set with diamonds forming the bismillah and inscribed in gold above, the verso also inscribed in gold on the rain guard and along the blade, the locket and chape on the scabbard carved with floral motifs in... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2019

An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 187. An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575; 9 3/8 x 9 3/8in. (23.9 x 23.8cm.). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,432 - USD 15,648). Price realised GBP 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With a quarter of a composite flower with serrated blue leaves, on white ground. Provenance: Private Danish Collection by 1956. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 2 May 2019
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23 avril 2019

An Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540

Lot 158. An Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540; 12 ¼ x 13in. (31.8 x 33cm.). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,040 - USD 19,560). Price realised GBP 20,000. © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Each of rectangular form painted with swaying tulips and roses amidst a scrolling tendril of saz leaves, mounted'. Provenance: Private French Collection, sold Christie's, Paris, 7 March 2007, lot 141. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2019

Two blue and white pottery tiles Ottoman Turkey or provinces, late 16th century

Lot 157. Two blue and white pottery tiles Ottoman Turkey or provinces, late 16th century. Each 10 ¾ x 12 ½in. ( 27.4 x 31.8cm. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,560 - USD 26,080). Unsold. © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Each of rectangular form painted with swaying tulips and roses amidst a scrolling tendril of saz leaves, mounted'. Provenance: By repute, private French collection by 1974. Note: Despite the development of a broader polychrome palette in Ottoman Turkey, the... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2019

A large Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 188. A large Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 24 ¾ x 15 5/8in. (63 x 39.7cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 39,120 - USD 65,200). © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Of rectangular form, the central foliated lobed medallion surrounded by turquoise blue medallions, the spandrels with interlocked tendrils, the borders with strapwork, on stand. Provenance: By repute, private Armenian collection, acquired in the first half of the 20th century, thence to a private... [Lire la suite]
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