16 mars 2020

An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 123. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 10 5/8in. (27cm.) high. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,024 - USD 7,536). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Of baluster form, short foot rising to a flaring trumpet mouth with straight handle, decorated with swaying vertical bands which alternate between a green double band and a red line over white ground, the neck with a band of small diagonal black lines, a band of blue leafy patterns below, with black highlights around the... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2020

A rare early Mexican market blue and white jar, Wanli period, circa 1600

Lot 45. A rare early Mexican market blue and white jar, Wanli period, circa 1600; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 193,750. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 With a large double-headed Augustinian eagle beneath a row of provincial buildings, lions and peacocks on the other panels. The Tibor Collection. Literature: William R. Sargent, Chinese Porcelain in the Conde Collection, Madrid, 2014, p.115. Note: Philip II of Spain (r. 1556-98)... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2020

Ottoman Turkey Iznik pottery vessels at Christie's London, 5 October 2010

Lot 301. An Iznik pottery jug, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1560; 9 7/8in. (25cm.) high. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000. Price realised GBP 61,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of baluster form rising from short, slightly splayed foot to tapering neck with everted mouth and shaped spout, simple handle leading from the mouth to the body, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green and black with rows of sailing vessels with striped blue sails, around them red and green stylised... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2019

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread (çatma) panel, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, circa 1600

Lot 275. An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread (çatma) panel, Turkey, Bursa or Istanbul, circa 1600; 168 by 125.5cm. framed. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. with a repeating design of metal-thread fan shaped carnations each with seven serrated petals, supported by palm leaves, on a crimson silk velvet ground, with a complementary border formed by the overlaying frame formed of two open stripes at both the inner and outer edges, mounted and set in plexiglass... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2019

A scholar with his pupils in a rocky landscape, Persia, probably Khorasan, circa 1600

Lot 8. A scholar with his pupils in a rocky landscape, Persia, probably Khorasan, circa 1600, gouache and gold on paper, inner margins ruled in gold, blue, green and red, turquoise outer borders with gold floral illumination, 165 x 94 mm. Estimate: 6 000 GBP - 8 000 GBP. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 29,120). Courtesy Bonhams. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, London, October 22, 2019  
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14 août 2019

A calligraphic Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 218. A calligraphic Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 13¼ x 13¼in. (33.8 x 33.8cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of square form, the white ground decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise, bole-red and black with the upper right-hand corner of a black-outlined inscription in large white thuluthreserved against blue ground, the calligraphy within a turquoise outlined panel, around this a band of large flowerheads and... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A very large iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 233. A very large iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 23 5/8 x 15in. (59.8 x 38.8cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 67,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of rectangular shape, the white ground with repeated design painted in cobalt-blue and turquoise of central leafy palmettes surrounded by regular vine with saz leaves and rosettes, within cobalt-blue and turquoise border, some chipping around the edges, repaired break, small areas of... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Wanli period, circa 1600

Lot 1314. A parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Wanli period, circa 1600; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Cast in low relief with a band of flowers including prunus, magnolia, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum gilded and reserved on a diaper ground between bands of silver-inlaid key fret, raised on three gilt butterfly supports and with a gilt rectangular cartouche engraved Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi on the base. ... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2019

A folio from the de Luynes album, Mughal India, Recto attributable to Hiranand circa 1600

Lot 11. A folio from the de Luynes album, Mughal India, Recto attributable to Hiranand circa 1600. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, recto depicting a mounted prince hawking, verso a court scene with jesters after a European print, within colored borders on cream album leaf. Recto painting 12 7/8 x 8 ¼ ins. (31.5 x 21 cm.); verso painting 7 1/8 x 4 ½ ins. (18 x 11.5 cm.); folio 18 1/8 x 12 5/8 ins. (46 x 32 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 90,000. © Christie's... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2019

A large Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 188. A large Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 24 ¾ x 15 5/8in. (63 x 39.7cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 39,120 - USD 65,200). © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Of rectangular form, the central foliated lobed medallion surrounded by turquoise blue medallions, the spandrels with interlocked tendrils, the borders with strapwork, on stand. Provenance: By repute, private Armenian collection, acquired in the first half of the 20th century, thence to a private... [Lire la suite]
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