07 avril 2021

A Kashan moulded lustre and cobalt-blue calligraphic pottery tile, Ilkhanid Iran, Late 13th-14th century

Lot 21. A Kashan moulded lustre and cobalt-blue calligraphic pottery tile, Ilkhanid Iran, Late 13th-14th century; 16 x 1 ½ x 7 ½ (40.5 x 4 x 19.5cm). without frame. Estimate: GBP 25,000 - GBP 30,000. Sold for: GBP 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Moulded with a bold cobalt-blue inscription in thuluth on dense scrolling foliate lustre ground, framed. Provenance: Kunsthaus am Museum, Van-Ham Kunstauktionen, Cologne, Auction 49a, 23 November 1971, lot 439, to current owner. Note: The... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2019

A lustre and cobalt-blue moulded pottery border tile, Kashan, Central Iran, 13th-14th century

Lot 25. A lustre and cobalt-blue moulded pottery border tile, Kashan, Central Iran, 13th-14th century; 7 ¾ x 12 ½in. (19.8 x 31.8cm.). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,432 - USD 15,648). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bold cobalt-blue inscription reading 'rasul Allah' on dense scrolling foliate ground, the reverse with old collection monogram and dated, (?)obt, EP, 6-8-56, on stand. Provenance: Private Danish Collection by 1956. Christie's. Art of the... [Lire la suite]