05 septembre 2012

Splendours of the Islamic and Indian worlds at Christie's in London this October

A large "Abraham of Kutahya" blue and white Iznik pottery ewer. Ottoman Turkey circa 1510. 12.5/8in. (32cm.) high. Estimate: £200,000 – 300,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. LONDON.- Christie’s announced details of Islamic Art Week in October 2012, with five sales taking place at the King Street and South Kensington salerooms. The auction of Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, on 4 October 2012, celebrates the exquisite craftsmanship of works of art produced since the 9th century. Featuring nearly 300 lots, the breadth and... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2011

Sotheby's Islamic World arts sale to feature exceptional ceramics from the Collection of Harvey B. Plotnick

A rare and important green glass five-lobed bowl, Persia, first half 10th century. Est. £500,000- 700,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced that the forthcoming Arts of the Islamic World Evening Auction will feature for sale 27 exquisite Islamic Ceramics from the Collection of Harvey B. Plotnick. Estimated at £2.6-3.6 million, the 27 pieces represent the first offering of a three-part-sale of the collection at Sotheby’s. The Evening auction, which also includes an assemblage of 17 rare and highly important works of... [Lire la suite]