16 juillet 2016

Dragons from Clavis Artis

Dragon from Clavis Artis, an alchemy manuscript created in Germany in the late 17th or early 18th century, attributed to the Persian Zoroaster (Zarathustra). Clavis Artis is the title of an alchemy manuscript created in Germany in the late seventeenth or early eighteenth century, attributed to the Persian Zoroaster (Zarathustra). The work is in three volumes of medium format, two of which are illustrated here. The text is in German Gothic script cursive and is accompanied by numerous... [Lire la suite]

16 juillet 2016

The Constellation of Draco from a Persian manuscript dating from the late 17th or early 18th century

The Constellation of Draco from a Persian manuscript dating from the late 17th or early 18th century. Wellcome Library, London. Ms Persian 373, detail of f. 11v
21 avril 2016

A large Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Iran, late 17th or early 18th century

Lot 110. A large Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Iran, late 17th or early 18th century. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($5,688 - $8,532). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Rising from short foot through wide gently curved sides to rim, the white ground painted in cobalt-blue, with a roundel of floral ground inhabited by three white birds, bordered by a band of strapwork, the cavetto with interlocking palmettes with a gul-o bulbul design, the exterior with a Chinese style design of scrolling vine issuing... [Lire la suite]
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