26 octobre 2019

A portrait of Sultan Selim III (R.1789-1808), attributable to Konstantin Kapidagli, Turkey, dated 1805

Lot 301. A portrait of Sultan Selim III (R.1789-1808), attributable to Konstantin Kapidagli, Turkey, dated 1805, oil on canvas, framed; painting: 23.5 by 18cm, with frame 34.5 by 29cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Note: The present portrait, dating from 1805, is attributed to Konstantin Kapidagli, one of the earliest Greek-Ottoman court artists painting life in the Ottoman court between 1789 and 1806. Kapidagli is renowned for his set of portraits of... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

A blue and white Kutahya pottery jug, Turkey, first half 18th century

Lot 289. A blue and white Kutahya pottery jug, Turkey, first half 18th century; 11.5cm. height. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of typical form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue on a white background with composite foliate motifs. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
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26 octobre 2019

An iznik polychrome pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 288. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1575; 10.7 by 24.7cm, 15.8 by 30cm. framed. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 9,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, outlined in black with a design of interlocking scrolling cloudbands on a relief red ground, touches of underglaze dark blue and emerald green, thin blue band on one edge, set in wooden frame. Note: Tiles of similar design, though with a turquoise ground, are in the Suleymaniye Mosque (1550-57) and... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

An exceptionally large Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl, Turkey, mid 18th century

Lot 283. An exceptionally large Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl, Turkey, mid 18th century; 21.5cm. height, 32.3cm. diam. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in cobalt blue, yellow, green and bole red with floral ornamentation, including two winged seraphim angels to interior, with restorations. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
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26 octobre 2019

An Iznik hexagonal blue and turquoise pottery tile, Turkey, first-half 16th century

Lot 278. An Iznik hexagonal blue and turquoise pottery tile, Turkey, first-half 16th century; 27cm. max. diam. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of hexagonal form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise on a white ground with stylised composite palmettes and flowerheads. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 23 october 2019
26 octobre 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with interlacing split-palmettes and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1570

Lot 276. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with interlacing split-palmettes and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1570; 24.4 by 24.5cm. framed. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. square form, fritware decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, emerald green, turquoise and bole red, outlined in black, with stylised split-leaf palmettes surrounded by spiralling tendrils issuing interlocking saz leaves, stylised flowerheads and composite lotus blossoms. ... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1560

Lot 63. An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1560; 28.1 x 28.3 cm. Estimate: £ 3 000 - £ 5 000. Sold for £ 10,687 (€ 12,417). Courtesy Bonhams. of square form, decorated underglaze in turquoise and cobalt blue on a white ground, with a central lobed arch enclosing an interlace of flowerheads and leafy tendrils, the spandrels with scrolling Chinese-cloud bands. Provenance: Private Swiss collection. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2019

Important portrait from collection of late Queen of Jordan offered at Bonhams

Lot 158. James Wales (British, 1747-95), Nur al-din Hussein Khan, the Residency Vakil, Poona, painted in 1792, oil on canvas, inscribed upper left Noor al deen Hussein Khan, inscribed on the reverse Syed Noor All deen Hussain Khan/Jas Wales Pinxit/Poona/1793, 122 x 95.5 cm. Estimate £ 50,000 - 70,000 (€ 57,000 - 80,000). Sold for £ 275,062 (€ 319,598). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- An important Old Master portrait from the collection of the late Queen of Jordan, Sharifa Dina Bint Abdul-Hamid, is among the... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A rare Ottoman gold openwork mirror, Turkey, circa 1620 

L0t 200. A rare Ottoman gold openwork mirror, Turkey, circa 1620; 3 7/8in. (10cm.) across. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 79,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The gold panel of oval form, the back decorated in extremely elegant openwork with a dense floral vine surrounding an avian combat group, a border of meandering floral vine, the remains of textile visible beneath, around this and around the edge of the mirror a minor border set with quatrefoil turquoises alternated with... [Lire la suite]
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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]