29 octobre 2021

A Kashan pottery bowl with stylised leaf motifs, Persia, early 13th century

Lot 181. A Kashan pottery bowl with stylised leaf motifs, Persia, early 13th century; 19.5cm. diam. Lot sold: 16,380 GBP (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP). © 2021 Sotheby's of truncated conical form with flaring walls and straight vertical foot, the fritware body painted in blue with black outlines and dots under a transparent glaze, decorated with split palmettes, the exterior divided with stripes featuring stylised vegetal motifs. Provenance: Christie's London, 25 April 1995,... [Lire la suite]

29 octobre 2021

A Kashan blue, black and white conical pottery bowl, Persia, 13th century

Lot 180. A Kashan blue, black and white conical pottery bowl, Persia, 13th century; 9cm. height; 19cm. diam. Lot sold: 3,780 GBP (Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP). © 2021 Sotheby's the earthenware body of deep conical form, painted with radiating cobalt blue stripes, black circular inscriptive band to centre of interior and along the exterior near the rim. Provenance: Ex-collection Bonar Hugh Charles Sykes, M.A. (1922-99)For further details on Sykes, see lot 176.  Note: Two exquisite... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2021

A small Kashan blue, turquoise and lustre pottery jug, Persia, 13th century

Lot 178. A small Kashan blue, turquoise and lustre pottery jug, Persia, 13th century; 16.5cm. height. Lot sold: 3,780 GBP (Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP). © 2021 Sotheby's the tall body with vertical bands decorated with alternating calligraphic bands and foliate designs reserved against a clear, turquoise and blue glaze, with a cylindrical neck and spout with small handle, old collector's label to underside: "T/63" and numbers written in ink: "29272". Provenance: Old collection labels... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2021

A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl, Persia, 9th-10th Century

Lot 19. A Nishapur buffware pottery bowl, Persia, 9th-10th Century; 24.2 cm. max. Est: £1,500 - £2,000. Sold: £1,500. Courtesy Bonhams. of deep slightly rounded form on a short foot, decorated in green, mustard yellow and manganese with a central square containing a cruciform motif, surrounded by four partial squares overlapping the rim with triangular motifs within, interspersed by further triangle motifs. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, March 30, 2021.
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20 mars 2020

A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century

Lot 109. A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century; 11cm. height; 25cm. diam. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely inlaid with silver, incised with benedictory words around the body against scrolling foliage, interspersed with roundels containing a geometric star with further abstract and foliate designs, the interior engraved with fish and ducks swimming around a sun, two old collector's labels 'Sotheby's' and '173' and '166'. Provenance: Christie’s London, 20... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery albarello, Persia, early 13th century

  Lot 110. A Kashan lustre pottery albarello, Persia, early 13th century. 31.6cm. height. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of tall cylindrical form with eight edges, painted in a golden lustre on an opaque white and light blue glaze with alternating pseudo-Kufic inscriptions on a scrolling ground and palmette bands, reserved in lustre, quatrain along shoulder, the interior of rim with traces of blue glaze and inscription. Provenance: Ex-private collection,... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300

Lot 117. A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300; 9cm. height.; 19cm. diam. Estimate: 15,000 - 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the fritware body of deep rounded form on a low foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise and black with twenty radial panels emanating from a central geometric star design, with foliated motifs, each band filled alternately with clusters of dots and inscriptions divided by cobalt blue and black borders under a transparent colourless glaze, the exterior with double... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A large Ilkhanid Lajvardina moulded calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, early 14th Century

Lot 65. A large Ilkhanid Lajvardina moulded calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, early 14th Century; 39.5 x 25.5 cm. Estimate: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 16,000). Courtesy Bonhams. of rectangular form with central ridge and raised border to right, moulded and decorated in red, white and gold leaf on a cobalt blue ground with inscriptions in thuluth on a ground of scrolling vegetal interlace, the raised bands with cable design.  Provenance: Formerly in a Dutch private collection,... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia, 13th-14th Century

Lot 64. A Kashan lustre pottery star tile, Persia, 13th-14th Century; 21.5 cm. diameter. Estimate: £ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 3,300 - 5,400). Courtesy Bonhams. with eight points, decorated in cobalt blue and a brownish gold lustre on a cream ground with a central lotus surrounded by cartouches containing foliate motifs, the border with a band of inscription.  Note: Inscriptions: the opening couplets from Firdawsi's Shahnameh including two couplets which are not in the accepted edition. The... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A Kashan lustre pottery bottle, Persia, late 12th Century

Lot 68. A Kashan lustre pottery bottle, Persia, late 12th Century; 35.5 cm. high. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 4,000 (€ 2,200 - 4,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of piriform on a splayed foot, the long cylindrical neck with two raised band terminating in a long flaring scalloped rim, decorated in a brownish-gold lustre with frieze of large seated figures interspersed by an oil lamp, a ewer and a plate of food, a band of inscription below, the neck and shoulder with vegetal interlace and floral motifs.  ... [Lire la suite]
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