18 avril 2019

A large Ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th-17th century

Lot 47. A large Ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th-17th century; 108 by 123cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. cotton shirt (jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including thuluth, and square Kufic, in assorted colours, arranged in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches and lines, within bespoke perspex case. inscriptions: The inscriptions include quotations from the Qur'an,chapters II (al-baqara),... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile fragment with saz leaves and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 250. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile fragment with saz leaves and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 20 by 29cm. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, turquoise, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Ex-private collection, Germany, since 1983 (as published in catalogue).Artcurial, Paris, 24 May 2016, lot 133. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik cobalt blue and white pottery tile fragment with a peacock, Turkey, circa 1540-50

Lot 249. An Iznik cobalt blue and white pottery tile fragment with a peacock, Turkey, circa 1540-50; 23.5 by 17.5cm. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise with peacock, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Piasa, Paris, 5 December 2005, lot 18. Note: The fine drawing like quality of this tile is exceptional. It is comparable to the drawings in the albums of Murad III (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna)... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik turquoise and cobalt blue pottery tile fragment with composite palmettes, Turkey, circa 1545-55

Lot 248. An Iznik turquoise and cobalt blue pottery tile fragment with composite palmettes, Turkey, circa 1545-55; 29 by 20.6cm. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with chinoiserie and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1580

Lot 247. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with chinoiserie and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1580; 24.8 by 22cm. Estimate £7,000 - £10,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Drouot, Paris, 25 September 1998, lot 43. Note: An almost identical tile is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, inv. no. 02.5.91.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery border tile with composite flowerhead and key fret red border, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 246. An Iznik polychrome pottery border tile with composite flowerhead and key fret red border, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 15.5 by 24.8cm. Estimate £7,000 - £10,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30

13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with entwined palmettes and bole red saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 245. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile with entwined palmettes and bole red saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 30.4 by 30cm. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, green, turquoise, bole red and black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017). Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets, London, 01 May 2019, 10:30
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with cypress tree, Turkey, circa 1590

Lot 235. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with cypress tree, Turkey, circa 1590; 31cm. diam. Estimate £18,000 - £25,000. Photo: Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze dark blue, green and relief red outlined in black, with a central cypress tree in the middle of a swirling branch of saz and composite palmettes, the everted rim with stylised scrolls, alternating paired tulips and rosettes on underside. Note: The cypress tree, which acts as a central balancing form in the composition, first made... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1580-90

Lot 234. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1580-90. 31.8cm. diam. Estimate £12,000 - £18,000. Photo: Sotheby's. fritware decorated in underglaze grey-blue, green and bole red with black outlines, floral medley comprising tulips, hyacinths, roses and florettes, breaking-wave and scroll border, paired tulips and rosettes to underside, old collection label 'Art Musulman, Joseph Soustiel, 146 Boul. Haussmann, Paris, 8em with hand-written: 'N.S.10'. Provenance: Ex-collection Joseph Soustiel... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

An Iznik blue and green pottery ‘grape’ dish, Turkey, circa 1565

Lot 230. An Iznik blue and green pottery ‘grape’ dish, Turkey, circa 1565; 33.5cm. diam. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP (34,824 - 46,432 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of deep rounded form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and green, a central design of bunches of grapes amongst curling leaves and tendrils, a wide cavetto with scrolling blossom, the exterior with similar blossom design. Note: This sixteenth-century dish is based on a Ming design from the beginning of... [Lire la suite]
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