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]
17 mars 2020

A large Ottoman voided silk velvet panel (yastik), Turkey, probably Bursa, circa 1700

Lot 166. A large Ottoman voided silk velvet panel (yastik), Turkey, probably Bursa, circa 1700; 123.2 by 65cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, composed of cream, green and red velvet threads, featuring a lobed medalion with floral steams, and leafy stems of each side, the arches and end-bands also containing floral motifs, mounted. Note: Surviving evidence suggests that cushion covers (yastik yüzü) were woven in pairs and more rarely in sets of four. They used a... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2020

An Ottoman voided silk velvet metal-thread (catma) panel with stylised peacock feathers, carnations and rosettes, Turkey, Bursa

Lot 165. An Ottoman voided silk velvet metal-thread (catma) panel with stylised peacock feathers, carnations and rosettes, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century; 161 by 59cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. metal threads on a silk cream ground, with red voided velvet outlines and background, with large rosettes emanating peacock feathers surrounded by floral and carnation vines, mounted. Note: "According to Islamic legend the peacock had been a denizen of paradise but was... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2020

An Ottoman silk and metal-thread brocade (kemha) fragment, Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 122. An Ottoman silk and metal thread brocade (kemha) fragment, Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century; 49 by 57cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. woven with a cerise ground with interlacing and overlapping stylised foliate design with cintamani and floral motif, with silver metal thread wrapped yellow silk, white, black, green and blue silk threads details, stapled old collector’s printed card label handwritten ’96 Lampas oriental satin rouge à arabesques or & soie, 55/57,... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2020

An Ottoman silk and metal thread brocade fragment, Turkey, 18th century

Lot 122. An Ottoman silk and metal thread brocade fragment, Turkey, 18th century; 78 by 39cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. designed with roundels containing geometric designs interspersed by stylised grape and foliate stems in silver metal thread wrapped yellow silk with blue and red details and dark brown outlines on a red ground, stapled old collector’s printed card label handwritten: '620... Ancien Lampas Persan XVe Satin cramoisi or fin ... 080/040, Ach. CRR, 8-11-04'.... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2020

Sections from an Ottoman voided velvet and metal thread (çatma) panel, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century

Lot 121. Sections from an Ottoman voided velvet and metal thread (çatma) panel, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century; 99 by 63cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising two panels with same motif joined together, with beige silk and metal thread pattern of large carnations containing tulip and carnation stems, on a crimson silk velvet ground, stapled old collector’s printed card label handwritten: '... 58 (5048), Velours Persan, cramoisi or & argent XVI ... 1/62'. ... [Lire la suite]
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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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