31 mai 2020

A Cantagalli Iznik Damascus style water bottle (surahi), Italy, late 19th Century

Lot 103. A Cantagalli Iznik Damascus style water bottle (surahi), Italy, late 19th Century; 28 cm. high. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of piriform with long flaring neck on a short foot, decorated underglaze in green, cobalt blue and black on a white ground with tulips issuing from single cintamani motifs, Cantagalli cockerel mark to base and further mark reading 'Firenze/ITALY'. Note: For a similar example sold at Christie's, see Arts & Textiles of the... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2013

World record at Bonhams in London for a bottle from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire

Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire sold at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale today, April 23, for a total of £848,500. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire sold at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale today, April 23, for a total of £758,500 – with one making £547,250 a new world record for an Iznnik bottle and the second bottle selling for £301,250. The sale made a total of £3.6m. The bottles were previously sold by the well-known antiques dealer Frank... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

A Rare Iznik Pottery Water Bottle (Surahi), Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580

A Rare Iznik Pottery Water Bottle (Surahi), Ottoman Turkey, circa 1580. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With drop-shaped body rising to a knop below the flaring mouth, the white body painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a band of red and blue saz leaves dividing tulip and rose sprays, elongated cusped panels in a band above, between minor motif bands, the knop and upper flaring section a fired restoration; 12¾in. (32.2cm.) high. Estimate £30,000 – £50,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2011

South Indian Jewelery and Iznik outperform estimates at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale

  An important Iznik pottery Water Bottle Turkey, circa 1575. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams sale of Islamic and Indian Art on October 4th at New Bond Street attracted stiff competition for the best items, boosting prices way beyond pre-sale estimates. The cover lot, A 16th century Iznik bottle flask from a private Belgian collection, estimated to sell for £60,000 to £80,000 made £184,850. This important Iznik water bottle made in Turkey around 1575 is only the third such flask to come to the market in the last 10 years.... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2011

16th Century Iznik Flask with Links to the Presidential Palace in Egypt for Sale @ Bonhams

An important Iznik pottery Water Bottle (surahi). Turkey, circa 1575.  Photo Bonhams A 16th century Iznik bottle flask from a private Belgian collection with an interesting history linking it to current events in Egypt is one of the top items in Bonhams next sale of Indian and Islamic art on October 4th. The flask comes from the family of the man whose company was commissioned to build the Heliopolis Palace Hotel in Egypt which later became the Presidential Palace of recently-deposed Egyptian Prime Minister Hosni Mubarak. It... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2011

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Water Bottle. Mid 18th century

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Water Bottle. Mid 18th century. Photo Doyle New York Of globular form, rising to a tall neck with a wide rib just below the flared rim, painted with floral sprays below lappet and diaper borders on the neck. Height 8 1/2 inches. Scattered pinholes. Estimate $500-700 Provenance: Doyle New York, September 14, 1998, Lot 570 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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