25 octobre 2019

An exceptional silk Samite shirt with ducks, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 7th-9th century

Lot 208. An exceptional silk Samite shirt with ducks, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 7th-9th century. Unfolded: Length at shoulders: 67.4cm. Height (from the top of the collar to the bottom edge of fabric): 71cm. Total height (from the top of the collar to the bottom of green veil): 86.5cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 243,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. sleeveless with open front, short collar, woven with dark and light shades of blue on a honey-gold silk samite in weft-faced... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2019

A fine silk samite fragment with confronted deer and lions, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th-9th century

Lot 161. A fine silk samite fragment with confronted deer and lions, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th-9th century; 47.5 by 64cm; 53 by 69cm mounted. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  a large fragment, woven in weft-faced polychrome compound twill with red, green, honey and blue threads, the design comprising pearl roundels containing facing stags and lions between a stylised tree, with foliate medallions between. Note: Designed with the... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2019

A fine silk samite fragment with deer, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th-9th century

Lot 160. A fine silk samite fragment with deer, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 8th-9th century; 45.5 by 62cm; 52 by 66cm mounted. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017.  comprising a central section with two stitched components on each side, woven in weft-faced polychrome compound twill with red, green, honey and blue threads, featuring a large foliate medallion enclosing a finely outlined stag with floral coat, blossoming lotus palmettes... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

A rare and important silk lampas robe, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 7th-8th century

Lot 159. A rare and important silk lampas robe, Central Asia, Sogdiana, 7th-8th century, 146cm. height; 246cm. max. width of sleeves. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of characteristic form, composed of multiple textile sections, sown with long sleeves and open front, short collar, woven with fine red, green, blue and honey-gold silk samite in weft-faced compound twill, decorated with an alternating pattern formed of facing deer and rams, each within a rectangular frame, the sides composed of a... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2012

A rare ans important silk robe, Sogdiana, Central Asia, 7th-8th Century

A rare ans important silk robe, Sogdiana, Central Asia, 7th-8th Century. Photo Sotheby's composed of multiple silk panels, the silk robe opening to the front, with one side folding over the other, wide short sleaves, the top section woven with red, green, honey and blue threads with roundels enclosing confronting lions standing on a stylised tree, the sleeves and section near rim with winged dragons, geometric motifs between roundels, the lower section comprising a green silk cloth with a pattern of... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2011

Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World sales total £8,566,075/$13,233,241.

  An Important Post-Sasanian Silk Shirt, Khurasan or Central Asia, 7th-9th Century. Estimate: £600,000-800,000. Sold for:£713,250/$1,102,684 .  Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s October auctions of Contemporary Art/Arab & Iranian and Arts of the Islamic World concluded today bringing a combined total of£10,901,275/$16,843,460.   Arts of the Islamic World Sales, 4-5 October 2011 Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World auctions today concluded bringing a combined total of £8,566,075/$13,233,241. Sales Highlights:... [Lire la suite]
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