08 novembre 2023

Ottoman Turkish Ceramics sold at Christie’s London, 26 october 2023

Lot 111. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590; 31.1cm diam. Price realised GBP 18,900 (GBP 6,000 – GBP 8,000). © Christies 2023 With sloping rim on short foot, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and black, with a central rosette issuing eight lobed panels into the cavetto against a fish-scale ground, the rim with stylised 'wave and rock' motif, the exterior with alternating blue medallions. Lot 112. An Iznik pottery dish, Ottoman Turkey,... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2023

Art of the Islamic and Indian worlds including rugs and carpets at bi-annual autumn sale at Christie's

LONDON.- Christie’s announces the bi-annual Autumn sale of Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Rugs and Carpets, a live auction at Christie’s King Street, London, on 26 October. The sale offers a curated selection of carpets, ceramics, manuscripts, textiles, works on paper and metalwork from the Islamic world. With objects originating from the 9th century to the 20th century and featuring a diversity of artistic traditions, the lots offered come from a geographical area stretching from Spain through to Central... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2023

Iznik pottery sold at Christie's London, 27.04.2023

Lot 120. An Iznik blue and white pottery bowl, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1530; 10cm high; 18.7cm diam. Price realised GBP 15,120 (Estimate GBP 15,000 – GBP 20,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023 Of hemispherical form, rising from short foot, the white interior decorated in blue and turquoise with a central roundel issuing swirling leaves against a cobalt-blue ground, the cavetto with alternating design of cypress trees and floral sprays framed within cusped arches, the exterior with a... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2023

Christie's announces 'The Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets'

  LONDON.- Christie’s announced the Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, a live auction at Christie’s King Street, London, on 27 April. The sale features striking examples of manuscripts, paintings, ceramics, metalwork, and carpets.Leading the sale is a magnificent group of bejewelled Mughal treasures that showcase the splendours of the Indian courts. Two further masterpieces include a vividly-illustrated folio that captures the regal grandeur of a royal court scene, showcasing the... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2022


Finial with confronted winged ibexes, Western Iran, Luristan, Iron Age II, early 1st millennium BC. Bronze. H 17 cm. Courtesy Galerie Kevorkian Provenance: collection of Dr T., Paris; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10 November 2000.This item has been checked against the Interpol database. Caliph Al-Ma'mun and the barber in the hammam. Illustrated folio from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami. Safavid Iran, Shiraz, circa mid 16th century. Opaque watercolour, gold, silver and ink on paper. Text in black nasta'liq script.... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2022

Calligraphy Leaves, Ottoman Turkey, 19th century

Golden Calligraphy Leaf, Ottoman Turkey, 19th century. Calligraphy Leaf, Ottoman Turkey, 19th century. Aga Khan Museum Chestnut leaf inscribed with a Qur’anic verse from Surat al-Isra’ (“The Night Journey,” Q17:80), which reads: “And say, ‘Lord grant me a good entrance and a goodly exit, and sustain me with Your power.” Calligraphy Leaf, Ottoman Turkey, 19th century. Arabic composition in gold on a natural leaf, the text comprising the Shahadah in intertwining thuluth script. Calligraphy Leaf, Ottoman Turkey, 19th... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2021

Céramique islamique de la Collection Philippe Magloire chez Ader, 25 novembre 2021

  Lot 252. Coupe en faïence à décor de coulures de glaçure verte, Irak abbasside, Basra, IXe siècle. Diamètre : 19,9 cm ; hauteur : 5,6 cm. Estimation :  2 000 € - 3 000 €. Courtesy Ader Large coupe sur pied circulaire en faïence à décor de quatre coulures de glaçure verte sur fond blanc. Restaurations. A splash-painted earthenware bowl, Abbasid Iraq, 9th centuryProvenance : Collection Philippe Magloire. Lot 253. Coupe en faïence à décor d’inscription bleue, Iran ou Irak abbasside,... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2021

Ottoman Turkey Iznik pottery sold at Christie's London, 28 October 2021

 Lot 86. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580; 9in. (22.8cm.) high. Price realised GBP 106,250 (Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The accentuated baluster body decorated in cobalt-blue, green and bole-red on white ground with blue fish-scale motifs, overlaid by alternating red lobed panels and green and red cintamani motifs. Provenance: Purchased by present owner in 1980. Note: The use of elegant fish-scale pattern which covers... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2021

Christie's announces Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets sale

LONDON.- Christie’s forthcoming auction, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Oriental Rugs and Carpets on 28 October displays a rich selection of rare objects, paintings, manuscripts and carpets from across the Middle East, India and Europe. The sale draws upon a fascinating Classical Ottoman narrative that illustrates the artistic repertoire at its most exuberant. This is led by six remarkably preserved Venetian portraits of Ottoman Sultans from a previously unknown series LINK, and two paintings from the... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2021

An Iznik Pottery Dish, Circa 1680, Ottoman Turkey & An Iznik Glazed Fritware Dish, 17th Century

Lot 301. An Iznik Pottery Dish, Circa 1680, Ottoman Turkey. Diameter 11 3/8 inches. Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000. Sold for $8,820. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. The well painted in manganese, iron-red, sage-green and cobalt-blue with long stem peony roses and tulips about a central saz leaf, the sloping rim with a 'rock and wave' pattern border, the underside with alternating cloud and swirls, the footrim drilled for suspension.  C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell. ... [Lire la suite]