25 avril 2022

Islamic Prayer Rugs

Prayer Rug, 1570s-1590s, Safavid, Iran, Museum of Islamic Arts, Qatar. Most of these preserved rugs were intended as diplomatic gifts from the Safavid court to the Ottomans. The poetic inscription on the border is in nasta`liq script, in Persian verse & includes the name of Sultan Murad. Prayer Rug, 16th century, Turkey, Walters Art Museum. This Ottoman rug depicts a floral pattern. While the central arch has no columns to reflect the prayer niche, the arrangement of the blossom pattern is a kind of floral translation of... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2022

A highly rare polychrome Iznik tile with confronted birds, Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 132. A highly rare polychrome Iznik tile with confronted birds, Turkey, circa 1575; 25 by 25cm. Lot sold: 655,200 GBP (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 of square form painted in underglaze cobalt blue, green and relief red, outlined in black, decorated with two birds perched either side of a fountain dispensing a hyacinth bouquet, surrounded with arabesques of scrolling saz leaves and flowers. Provenance: Private collection, England, first half 20th century-2015. Acquired by... [Lire la suite]
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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

An Ottoman Iznik pottery dish, Tabak, decorated with a central rosette, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 92. Plat tabak à la rosette, Turquie ottomane, Iznik, début XVIIe siècle. Diamètre : 26 cm. Estimation :  1 800 € - 2 000 €. Courtesy Ader. En céramique siliceuse à décor polychrome sur fond blanc sous glaçure transparente, d’une rosette rouge rayonnante, l’aile ornée de triangles abritant des demi-fleurs.Éclats et plusieurs cassures recollées. 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.
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22 février 2021

An Ottoman Iznik pottery dish, Tabak, decorated with pomegranates, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 91. Plat tabak à décor de grenades, Turquie ottomane, Iznik, début XVIIe siècle. Diamètre : 25 cm. Estimation :  1 800 € - 2 000 €. Courtesy Ader. En céramique siliceuse à décor polychrome sur fond blanc sous glaçure transparente de quatre grenades alternant avec des fleurettes, l’aile ornée d’une frise de feuillettes disposées en triangles.Éclats et restaurations. 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,... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2020

An Iznik pottery dish, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 114. An Iznik pottery dish, Turkey, 17th century; 11 ¾in. (29.7cm.). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,250. Courtesy Sotheby's. Decorated with a central stylised flowerhead in green, blue and bole-red on a white ground, within scrolling floral tendrils, the rim with 'wave-and-rock' pattern in black, the reverse with alternating stylised scrolls in green and blue, a small repaired break and minor chips to the rim. Sotheby's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2020

An Iznik Pottery Dish, Turkey, 16th Century

Lot 101. An Iznik Pottery Dish, Turkey, 16th Century; 29 cm. diam. Estimate: £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,400 - 6,700). Courtesy Bonhams. of shallow rounded form on short foot, decorated in raised red, cobalt-blue and green with black outline on a white background with a central lobed medallion, filled with an interlace of split palmettes, the medallion terminating in trefoil motifs, flanked by two branches of hyacinths, issuing from a leafy tuft, the border with rock and wave design, the reverse with a band of floral... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2020

An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century

Lot 100. An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century; 24 x 24.5 cm. max. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of square form, decorated in raised-red, cobalt blue, and green on a white ground with tulips, carnations and other flowers within a partial cartouche, all on a ground of lotuses and other flowers, framed, the frame inscribed Catelle persanne provenant d'une mosquée rapportée par le peintre Ch. Ed. Dubois 1885, 'Persian tile from a mosque brought back by the painter Ch.... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2020

An Ottoman jade and jewel-set belt buckle, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 134. An Ottoman jade and jewel-set belt buckle, Turkey, 17th century; 11 by 25cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. slightly curved, with a central aperture and hidden sliding hinge, four thin stays on underside to fasten belt, the front worked in repoussé with foliate scrolls, set with encrusted jade plaques inlaid with gold and colourful stones, bordered by further stones set into shallow bud-shaped settings. Note: This magnificent belt buckle belongs to a very small group of... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2020

An Ottoman voided silk velvet metal-thread (catma) panel with stylised peacock feathers within large palmettes, Turkey, Bursa or

Lot 167. An Ottoman voided silk velvet metal-thread (catma) panel with stylised peacock feathers within large palmettes, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century; 131 by 65.4cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. metal threads on a silk cream ground, with green voided velvet outlines on a red velvet ground, with carnations containing stylised peacock feathers, mounted. Provenance: Axia Art Islamique et Byzantin, 8 July 1983. Sotheby's. ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD AND INDIA... [Lire la suite]