22 février 2021

Three white and blue fritware tiles, Egypt or Syria, late 15th - early 16th century

Lot 86. Trois carreaux à décor bleu et blanc, Égypte ou Syrie, fin XVe - début XVIe siècle, 23,5 x 22 cm. Estimation : 2 000 € - 3 000 €. Photo courtesy Ader. en céramique siliceuse à décor peint en bleu cobalt sur fond blanc d’une végétation stylisée animée d’un ou de deux échassiers. Frise de lambrequins bordant chacun des carreaux sur un côté. Cassures restaurées. Arts de l'Islam et de l'Inde chez Ader, 26 février 2021, Drouot Richelieu - 9, rue Drouot - Salle 7 - 75009 Paris. Marie-Christine DAVID, Expert SFEP.

20 mars 2020

A Mamluk silver-inlaid brass cylindrical vessel, Egypt or Syria, 13th century

Lot 101. A Mamluk silver-inlaid brass cylindrical vessel, Egypt or Syria, 13th century; 7.2cm. height; 8.6cm. diam. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form, the body with monumental silver-inlaid calligraphic band amidst vegetal scrolls with silver-inlaid leaves and black composite ground, between two foliate roundels, underside with incised design, hinge to body, lacking lid. inscriptions: ‘The high authority, the great, the responsible’ ... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

An elegant Ayyubid or early Mamluk marvered glass jar, Egypt or Syria, 12th-13th century

Lot 143. An elegant Ayyubid or early Mamluk marvered glass jar, Egypt or Syria, 12th-13th century; 4 3/8in. (11cm.) high. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of bulbous form rising from short trumpet foot to flaring mouth, the purple translucent glass body marvered with white threads in festooned oblique patterns, clean repaired breaks. Note: This aubergine coloured glass jar punctuated with a white foliated palmette design is an... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

A rare Damascus underglaze-painted pottery water flask (matara), Syria, 17th Century

Lot 69.  A rare Damascus underglaze-painted pottery water flask (matara), Syria, 17th Century; 14.5 cm. tall. Estimate: £ 3 000 - £ 5 000. Sold for £ 10,687 (€ 12,417). Courtesy Bonhams. the bulbous round body tapering towards two short water spouts, the centre of the body indented towards a double loop handle to the upper edge, on a short foot, decorated in cobalt-blue, green and manganese with black outline on a white ground, with an asymmetrical design of floral sprays,... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2019

‘Pirates and Slaves in the Mediterranean’ on view at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

Detail from: Emperor Charles V's campaign against Tunis: Taking of La Goletta. Cardboard as a template for tapestries made on behalf of the governor Maria of Hungary. Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen, 1546/1550, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Picture Gallery, Inv.-No. 2043 © KHM-MUSEUMSVERBAND Innsbruck - The exhibition invites you to embark on an adventurous journey across the Mediterranean, conducted by Barbary corsairs and privateers: It tells the story of famous pirates during the early modern period, but... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2019

The Rise of Islamic Art at Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon

Border tiles with arabesques, Syria, Damascus, Ottoman period, late 16th century or early 17th century. Founder's Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. On the year that marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Calouste Gulbenkian, this exhibition seeks to understand the growing fascination with Orientalism developed by the collector and his contemporaries, through masterpieces of Islamic art from the Founder's Collection and other important international collections. This exhibition draws on the Museum’s Islamic art... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2019

Two Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tiles, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

Lot 24. Two Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tiles, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century; width of the larger 19.5 cm. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,300 - 3,500). © Bonhams 2001-2019 each of hexagonal form, decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise and black, the first with a central rosette surrounded by floral sprays, the second with a spray consisting of four large palmette motifs issuing from leafy tendrils. Provenance: Sarl Marambat-de Malfosse, Toulouse, 23 June 2017, lot 3.Formerly in a private French... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tile, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

Lot 23. A Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tile, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century; width 19.5 cm. Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000 (€ 3,500 - 4,600). © Bonhams 2001-2019 of hexagonal form, decorated in cobalt-blue on a white ground with a six-pointed star, the central hexagon containing a flowerhead, the interstices with geometric motifs. Provenance: Sarl Marambat-de Malfosse, Toulouse, 23 June 2017, lot 3.Formerly in a private French collection, Toulouse. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art Including The Lion and... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

Two Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tiles, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

Lot 22. Two Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tiles, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century; width of the larger 19.9 cm. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,300 - 3,500). © Bonhams 2001-2019 each of hexagonal form decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise and black, the first with a six-pointed star containing a floral motif, the second with a central rosette surrounded by floral sprays, each with turquoise border. Provenance: Sarl Marambat-de Malfosse, Toulouse, 23 June 2017, lot 3.Formerly in a private French... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2019

A Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tile, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

Lot 21. A Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tile, Damascus, Syria, 15th Century; width 19.5 cm. Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000 (€ 3,500 - 4,600). © Bonhams 2001-2019 of hexagonal form, decorated in cobalt-blue on a white ground with a cypress tree flanked by undulating foliate sprays. Provenance: Sarl Marambat-de Malfosse, Toulouse, 23 June 2017, lot 3.Formerly in a private French collection, Toulouse. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art Including The Lion and the Sun, Art from Qajar Persia, London, 30... [Lire la suite]