09 janvier 2020

A post-Sassanian glass beaker, Iran, 6th-8th century

Lot 4. A post-Sassanian glass beaker, Iran, 6th-8th century; 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of deep hemispherical form cut with stepped bands of roundels forming a honeycomb lattice, the surface entirely covered with iridescence and encrustation. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, London, 5 October 2010
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07 janvier 2020

A post-Sassanian parcel gilt silver dish, Umayyad Iran, circa 8th century

Lot 61. A post-Sassanian parcel gilt silver dish, Umayyad Iran, circa 8th century; 7 7/8in. (20.1cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000. Price realised GBP 73,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of shallow rounded form on short central foot, the rim slightly thickened, the interior worked in shallow relief with a central roundel depicting a silver standing warrior warding off a lion with his left hand and about to stab the lion with the right, on plain gilt ground, the border with a band... [Lire la suite]