21 avril 2017

A large Ottoman voided silk velvet and silver metal thread panel (çatma), Turkey, late 17th century

Lot 143. A large Ottoman voided silk velvet and silver metal thread panel (çatma), Turkey, late 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. composed of two joined vertical panels, the voided dark ivory silk ground with delicate red velvet design comprising rosettes and tulips filled with silver-thread highlights, framed by geometric stellar design with carnations, mounted onto a stretcher, set in a wooden frame without glazing. Framed: approximately 178 by... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2017

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century

Lot 140. An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), Bursa or Istanbul, early 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. woven in two parts, joined vertically through the centre, the voided crimson silk velvet ground with rows of carnation fan palmettes emanating from tulips flanked by saz leaves, with central frame delineated, all woven in ivory silk wrapped silver metal thread, mounted onto a stretcher and set within a box frame. Framed: approximately 170 by... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2017

A large and exceptional Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 139. A large and exceptional Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal-thread panel (çatma), with çintamani and tiger-stripe design, Turkey, late 16th-early 17th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. woven in two parts, joined vertically through the centre, the dark cerise voided silk velvet ground woven with rows of cintamani motifs in silver metal thread wrapped ivory silk, and 'tiger-stripes', woven in silver metal thread wrapped yellow silk, mounted onto a stretcher and enclosed within frame. Framed:... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 19th century

Lot 209. An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form on four applied gem-set cusped feet, the exterior set with rubies, emeralds, amethysts and sapphires against a ground of engraved floral motifs, the lid mounted with an openwork carved Chinese jade plaque - 8.9 by 10 by 8cm. Note: The present casket, as with the previous lot, is a product of the Ottoman taste for Chinese artefacts, in this case, carved... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 18th-19th century

Lot 210. An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 18th-19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of octagonal form standing on eight columnar feet, each side of the exterior decorated with a jade plaque set with silver-mounted gemstones, the surrounding area similarly and densely inset with gemstones and semi-precious stones, each corner with a vertical ridge set with diagonal bands of turquoise half-beads, the Chinese jade cover with dragons flanking... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2017

An Ottoman gem-set brooch bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülhamid II (r.1876-1909), Turkey, circa 1900

Lot 240. An Ottoman gem-set brooch bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülhamid II (r.1876-1909), Turkey, circa 1900. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. designed with a central diamond between two gem-set flags (one emerald and the other ruby), with miniature copper roundel above with tughra within diamond-set crescent moon emanating rays, fastening pin to reverse, in bespoke velvet-lined box with initial 'A' surmounted by a crown. Quantity: 2 - brooch: 8.5 by... [Lire la suite]
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19 décembre 2016

Dagger with Sheath, Indian, Mughal, 17th–18th century & Turkish, Ottoman, 19th century

Dagger with Sheath. Hilt, Indian, Mughal, 17th–18th century; blade and sheath, Turkish, Ottoman, 19th century. Steel, nephrite, gold, emerald, ruby, diamond, sapphire, jade. H. with sheath 19 3/16 in. (48.7 cm); H. without sheath 18 3/16 in. (46.2 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 13.1 oz. (371.4 g); Wt. of sheath 6 oz. (170.1 g). Gift of Giulia P. Morosini, in memory of her father, Giovanni P. Morosini, 1923. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 23.232.7a, b © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The inscription on the blade... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2016

18th-19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons

19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons 19th century Turkish Ottoman Sherbet Spoon 19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons 19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons 19th century Turkish Ottoman Sherbet Spoon 19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons 19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons A rare pair of Ottoman ruby- and emerald-set marine ivory spoons, Turkey, 18th-19th Century. Photo Sotheby's 19th century Ottoman Turkish Fruit Sherbet Spoons ... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2016

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century. Steel, inlaid with gold and rubies (or spinels) (blade); serpentine, gilded brass, rubies (or spinels) (hilt); gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), rubies (or spinels), garnets (sheath). L: 4 13/16 x W: 3/4 x D: 3/8 in. (12.22 x 1.91 x 0.9 cm); W with chain: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm). Robert S. Pardo, Istanbul; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 
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16 juillet 2016

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century

Miniature Sword, Turkey, Ottoman, late 18th-19th century. Steel, inlaid with gold (blade); serpentine, gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), garnets, rubies (or spinels) (hilt); gilded brass, diamonds, emeralds (or beryls), rubies (or spinels), garnets (sheath). L: 4 5/8 x W: 5/8 x D: 1/2 in. (1.59 x 11.75 x 1.27 cm). Robert S. Pardo, Istanbul; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931; 51.81. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 
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