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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19 février 2023

'Reverent Ornament: Art from the Islamic World' opens at the Columbia Museum of Art

COLUMBIA, SC.- The Columbia Museum of Art announces featured spring exhibition Reverent Ornament: Art from the Islamic World, on view Saturday, February 18, through Sunday, May 14, 2023. Organized by the Huntington Museum of Art and toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C., the exhibition offers some 45 works with which to explore the arts and crafts traditions and scientific innovations of Iran, Egypt, India, Syria, and Turkey from the 10th to the 19th centuries.What was in Western culture historically... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2022

'Engaging the Senses. Arts of the Islamic World' at the National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian

Detail, Bowl, F1957.24. © 2022 Smithsonian Institution As our experiences become increasingly mediated by digital technologies, direct sensory perception and appreciation of the world have become all the more important. The sound of a voice, the glimpse of a painting, the taste of food, the touch of fabric, the scent of a flower—all stimulate the senses. According to classical and Arab philosophy, the five outer senses—sound, sight, taste, touch, and smell—are directly connected to the inner senses that define us as human... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2021

An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, 16th Century

Lot 42. An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, 16th Century; 23.4 x 23.4 max. Est: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £2,000. Courtesy Bonhams. of irregular form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue and turquoise with a central rosette issuing tendrils overlaid with palmettes forming a quatrefoil lattice, surrounded by flowerheads and medallions containing palmettes. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, March 30, 2021
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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.
31 mai 2020

An Ottoman cuerda seca pottery Tile, Probably Bursa, early 15th Century

Lot 99. An Ottoman cuerda seca pottery Tile, Probably Bursa, early 15th Century; 33.5 x 15.9 cm. max. Estimate: £ 3,000 - 4,000 (€ 3,300 - 4,400). Courtesy Bonhams. of rectangular form, decorated in white, cobalt blue, turquoise and manganese with black outline, with interlaced undulating floral vines and split palmette motifs forming cartouches containing palmettes. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art, London, New Bond Street, 11 June 2020, 11:00 BST

02 septembre 2019

Two painted grey pottery tiles, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th century

Lot 848. Two painted grey pottery tiles, Jin-Yuan dynasty, 13th century; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each is of a rectangular form, one decorated in high relief with a deer, its head turned as it is attacked by a gyrfalcon amidst dense foliage, the other similarly decorated with a monkey holding a peach sitting on top of a deer walking amidst foliage, with traces of original pigment throughout. Provenance: John R. Berwald, London, 1993. ... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2019

A large Iznik tile, Turkey, 16th century

Lot 165. A large Iznik tile, Turkey, 16th century; 29.2 by 29.2cm. in frame. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 9,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s 2014. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red with a design consisting of a central stylised rosette issuing four curving stems with saz leaves and flowerheads, set in wooden frame. Provenance: Ex-collection Alfred Spero, acquired from him 3 February 1961. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 08 Oct 2014
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17 mai 2018

'The Blue Road: Mastercrafts from Persia' at Liang Yi Museum, Hong Kong

Flask with figures, animals, and leaves, 17th Century. Fritware, with underglaze painting in blue and black? 12 1/5 × 7 9/10 × 4 3/10 in; 31 × 20 × 11 cm. Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. Courtesy Liang Yi Museum HONG KONG - Liang Yi Museum, Hong Kong, is hosting ‘The Blue Road: Mastercrafts from Persia’, the first, most dedicated and comprehensive exhibition surveying different aspects of the colour blue in Persian art and history, in Hong Kong.  Opening... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2018

Two Damascus underglaze-painted pottery tiles, Syria, circa 1575-90

Lot 188. Two Damascus underglaze-painted pottery tiles, Syria, circa 1575-90; the square tile 27.2 x 27 cm.(2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000. Sold for £ 3,750 (€ 4,275). © Bonhams 2001-2018 the first of square form, the second rectangular, each decorated in cobalt blue, turquoise and green with black outline on a white ground with vines, bunches of grapes and tulips within partial lattices containing floral vines and floral sprays . Provenance: Private UK Collection.Formerly in the collection of... [Lire la suite]
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