07 juillet 2017

A rare blue and white kraak bowl for the Islamic market, Wanli period (1572-1620)

Lot 1374. A rare blue and white kraak bowl for the Islamic market, Wanli period (1572-1620). Height 16.5 cm; diameter 37.4 cm. Estimated price €2.000 - €3.000. Result: €26.040. Courtesy Lempertz Decorated with alternating panels of flowers and auspicious symbols between knotted tassels, the interior with a Persian inscription (perhaps part of a poem by Firdausi) along the rim above flower sprigs, the central medallion with a basket of pomegranates in front of a fence. Chips. ... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2017

A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 196. A blue and white ewer for the Islamic market, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27cm (10 5/8in) high. Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 (€5,900 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams. The body painted with two cartouches depicting a riverscape dotted with pine trees and laminated rocks, reserved on a white ground scattered with flower heads and foliage, continuing onto the 'L'-shaped handle connecting a cup-shaped mouth above a tapering neck, the spreading foot with a beaded band below inverted lotus petals.   Note: The shape of... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2017

Two Swatow blue and white dishes for the Islamic market, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 189. Two Swatow blue and white dishes for the Islamic market, Late Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century; 42cm (16 1/2in) diam. (2). Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€7,200 - 9,600). Photo Bonhams.  One dish painted in the well with a three-peaked rocky island above two islands linked by a bridge above a boat, a fish and a lobster rising from the waves, all surrounded by a lotus scroll and medallions containing dancing men and Arabic script, 41.3cm (16 1/8in) diam; the other dish painted with two... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

A blue and white islamic market ewer, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 116. A blue and white islamic market ewer, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566), 27 cm, 10 5/8  in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a narrow waisted neck and straight rim, painted to each face with a peony spray within a peach-shaped panel, bordered with scrolling lotus, the tall upright spout with inlaid gilt-bronze mounts to the terminal and base and with an enamelled... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Chinese huqqa base made for the Islamic market, China, Kangxi period, 17th-18th century

Chinese huqqa base made for the Islamic market, China, Kangxi period, 17th-18th century, 20cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This Kangxi period (1662-1722) huqqa base copies 17th century Indian spherical huqqa base forms of metal or glass. The huqqa base of globular form, narrow truncated neck, the top grinded down with an Indian metal rim. It is decorated with blossoming prunus trees and peonies in blue, white and red, set in six mihrab panels. Later on, the huqqa base has... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Chinese blue and white ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, 16th century

Chinese blue and white ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, 16th century, 27cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The blue and white ewer with a compressed globular body, stepped foot and trumpeted neck. The ewer, without a handle, is decorated in underglaze blue with scrolling tendrils, fans, flowers, butterflies and wan symbols with lappet bands on the shoulder and base. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Indian and Islamic Works of Art, 69 Kensington Church... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2017

A pair of porcelain blue ewers made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century

A pair of porcelain blue ewers made for the Islamic market, China, 18th century. Both 29cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A rare pair of porcelain dark blue ewers of compacted pear-shaped form and flared feet. The mouths are crescent-moon shaped; the spouts are curved. Both ewers have traces of floral gilt decoration. Two similar ewers are in The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Accession Numbers 775-1888 and 1674-1876, and are published by Kerr and Mengoni,... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2016

Blue-and-White Pilgrim Flask for the Islamic Market, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2. Blue-and-White Pilgrim Flask for the Islamic Market, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 20.000 € - 26.000 €. Unsold. Photo Auctionata AG Porcelain with underglaze blue painting. Crescent-shaped body on low trefoil-feet, the ends studded with flower-shaped applications. Narrow, slightly tapered neck with knopped mouth. Sideways a short cylindrical sprout. The body contrasted with volute-shaped cloud bands, rhombic, triangle and circle motifs as well as... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2016

Brush rest with floral scroll and Arabic calligraphy, Zhengde mark and period (1506 - 1521), Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)

Brush rest with floral scroll and Arabic calligraphy, Zhengde mark and period (1506 - 1521), Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), Jingdezhen Zhushan kiln-sites for Islamic market, porcelain, moulded, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 11.5 x 22 x 5.4 cm max. (height x width x depth). Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947. EAX.3965 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
25 juin 2015

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. at Masterpiece London 2015

Chinese porcelain blue ewer made for the Islamic market, Jingdezhen, China, 18th century. Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Kraak dish decorated with Persian ladies, Jingdezhen, China, 17th century. Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.  Chinese blue and white huqqa base, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Price on request. Courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.    Blue and white Iznik tile, Turkey, First half of the 16th century. Price on request.... [Lire la suite]