06 avril 2021

A Kashan turquoise-blue glazed pottery bowl, Central Iran, 12th century

Lot 4.  A Kashan turquoise-blue glazed pottery bowl, Central Iran, 12th century; 8in. (20.3cm.) diam. Estimate: GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Sold for: GBP 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. The interior decorated with radiating split-palmettes, a band of a calligraphy below the rim, the exterior with large waterweed motifs contained within double blue lines. Provenance: Formerly from the Estate of Dr. Paul J. Vignos Jr. (1919-2010), Chicago, USA, originally acquired in the 1950’s/1960’sSold at Sale 152,... [Lire la suite]

26 octobre 2020

A large Samanid pottery bowl, Central Asia, 10th century

Lot 4. A large Samanid pottery bowl, Central Asia, 10th century; 15 7/8in. (40.1cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 104,480 - USD 156,720). Price realised GBP 93,750. Courtesy Sotheby's. Of conical form, with bold, black eastern kufic inscriptions to the centre and around the rim, repaired breaks, very slight losses. Provenance: Swiss collection, active 1970s-1990s, by repute. Sotheby's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300

Lot 117. A fine Ilkhanid pottery bowl, Persia, circa 1300; 9cm. height.; 19cm. diam. Estimate: 15,000 - 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the fritware body of deep rounded form on a low foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, turquoise and black with twenty radial panels emanating from a central geometric star design, with foliated motifs, each band filled alternately with clusters of dots and inscriptions divided by cobalt blue and black borders under a transparent colourless glaze, the exterior with double... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2019

Early Picture of a Dog on a Lead From the collection of Desmond Morris offered at Bonhams

Lot 2. A large Persian pottery bowl, Circa late 3rd-late 2nd Millennium B.C.; 18cm high, 23.5cm diam. Estimate £ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 22,000 - 34,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 One of the first known depictions of a dog on a lead is being offered at Bonhams' Antiquities Sale at New Bond Street on Wednesday 3 July. It is painted on one of three panels of a large Persian pottery jar dated circa late 3rd to late 2nd century BC, and shows a hunter with a bow and arrow holding a curly-tailed... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2019

A Minai pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th Century

Lot 19. A Minai pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th Century; 23 cm. diam. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,600 - 6,900). © Bonhams 2001-2019 of deep slightly flaring form on a long foot, decorated in polychrome and gold leaf on a cream ground with a central roundel containing a mounted figure hawking, surrounded by a band of seated figures interspersed by stylised foliate sprays, the border with a band of inscription in kufic interspersed by roundels containing palmettes, the interstices with... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2018

A Minai pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th Century

Lot 170. A Minai pottery bowl, Persia, 12th-13th Century; 17 cm. diam. Estimate £1,200 - 1,500. Sold for £ 4,375 (€ 4,988). © Bonhams 2001-2018 of deep rounded form on a short foot, decorated in polychrome on a cream ground with a central roundel containing a lattice design, surrounded by a series of seated figures interspersed by stylised trees, the rim with a series of panels containing stylised vegetal motifs, the exterior with a band of inscription. Provenance: Private European... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

Kashan Pottery at Sotheby's London, 25 April 2018

Lot 119. A Kashan bird-headed pottery ewer, Persia, early 13th century; 29cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of elongated baluster form, the body narrowing to a neck with flaring mouth in the form of a rooster's head with black details for eyes and crown, with curved, feather-like handle, the body decorated with bulbous drop form designs, each containing black tendrils. Note: This bird-headed ewer is of a rare form which perhaps finds its genesis in... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A Kutahya pottery bowl, Ottman Turkey, 18th century

Lot 154. A Kutahya pottery bowl, Ottman Turkey, 18th century; 5in. (12.6cm.) high; 6in. (15.2cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 12,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Rising from short splayed foot to wide rounded body with slightly everted rim, the white ground painted in cobalt-blue, bole-red, green, manganese and yellow with a lower register of colourful rosettes alternated with red flowerheads issuing leaves, an upper register of blue meandering vine, each register with... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2017

A Samanid pottery bowl, Central Asia or North East Iran, 10th century

Lot 5. A Samanid pottery bowl, Central Asia or North East Iran, 10th century; 10 ¼in. (26cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800 (USD 1,534 - USD 2,300) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Of conical form on short foot, the white interior with a loose black kufic inscription. Christie's. Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds, 28 April 2017, London, South Kensington
14 octobre 2016

A large Safavid blue and white pottery bowl, Persia, 17th century

Lot 31. A large Safavid blue and white pottery bowl, Persia, 17th century. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of deep rounded form on a short foot, decorated in shades of underglaze blue, the interior with a stylised dragon in a foliate landscape in the central well, vegetal stems and leafy motifs along the sides, the exterior with repeat motifs of a stylised quadruped amidst a lush vegetal landscape; 17.7cm. height. 40cm. diam. Note: Persian craftsmen of the... [Lire la suite]
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