31 mai 2020

An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century

Lot 100. An Iznik Pottery Tile, Turkey, 17th Century; 24 x 24.5 cm. max. Estimate: £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,200 - 3,300). Courtesy Bonhams. of square form, decorated in raised-red, cobalt blue, and green on a white ground with tulips, carnations and other flowers within a partial cartouche, all on a ground of lotuses and other flowers, framed, the frame inscribed Catelle persanne provenant d'une mosquée rapportée par le peintre Ch. Ed. Dubois 1885, 'Persian tile from a mosque brought back by the painter Ch.... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2020

A large Ilkhanid Lajvardina moulded calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, early 14th Century

Lot 65. A large Ilkhanid Lajvardina moulded calligraphic pottery tile, Persia, early 14th Century; 39.5 x 25.5 cm. Estimate: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 16,000). Courtesy Bonhams. of rectangular form with central ridge and raised border to right, moulded and decorated in red, white and gold leaf on a cobalt blue ground with inscriptions in thuluth on a ground of scrolling vegetal interlace, the raised bands with cable design.  Provenance: Formerly in a Dutch private collection,... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2020

An Ilkhanid lustre, cobalt-blue and turquoise moulded pottery tile, Iran, late 13th-early 14th century

Lot 114. An Ilkhanid lustre, cobalt-blue and turquoise moulded pottery tile, Iran, late 13th-early 14th century; 15 x 15 5/8in. (38 x 34.8cm.). Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 6,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rectangular form, the main field moulded with a Persian inscription in large thuluth script highlighted in cobalt-blue, the ground with dense scrolls with trefoils, the upper band with a frieze of mirroring palmettes, a moulded band with small cartouches... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2020

An Ilkhanid lustre, cobalt-blue and turquoise moulded pottery tile, Iran, late 13th-early 14th century

Lot 113. An Ilkhanid lustre, cobalt-blue and turquoise moulded pottery tile, Iran, late 13th-early 14th century; 15 5/8 x 14in. (39.5 x 35.5cm.). Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 8,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of rectangular form, the main field moulded with a Persian inscription in large thuluth script highlighted in cobalt-blue, the ground with dense scrolls and foliage inhabitated by birds, the upper band with a frieze of mirroring palmettes, a moulded... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2020

An Ilkhanid moulded cobalt-blue, turquoise and lustre decorated pottery tile, from Takht-I Sulayman, West Iran, circa 1270-80

Lot 116. An Ilkhanid moulded cobalt-blue, turquoise and lustre decorated pottery tile, from Takht-I Sulayman, West Iran, circa 1270-80; 13½ x 14in. (34.5 x 35.5cm.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 37,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of near square form, the main register with scrolling vine surrounding the powerful figure of a dragon with head turned over its shoulder, a band of bold palmette vine above and simple scrolling vine below, repaired breaks, one corner lacking, in old... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2019

An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1560

Lot 63. An Iznik pottery tile, Turkey, circa 1560; 28.1 x 28.3 cm. Estimate: £ 3 000 - £ 5 000. Sold for £ 10,687 (€ 12,417). Courtesy Bonhams. of square form, decorated underglaze in turquoise and cobalt blue on a white ground, with a central lobed arch enclosing an interlace of flowerheads and leafy tendrils, the spandrels with scrolling Chinese-cloud bands. Provenance: Private Swiss collection. Bonhams. Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A very large iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600

Lot 233. A very large iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1600; 23 5/8 x 15in. (59.8 x 38.8cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 67,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Of rectangular shape, the white ground with repeated design painted in cobalt-blue and turquoise of central leafy palmettes surrounded by regular vine with saz leaves and rosettes, within cobalt-blue and turquoise border, some chipping around the edges, repaired break, small areas of... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2019

An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575

Lot 187. An Iznik pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575; 9 3/8 x 9 3/8in. (23.9 x 23.8cm.). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,432 - USD 15,648). Price realised GBP 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. With a quarter of a composite flower with serrated blue leaves, on white ground. Provenance: Private Danish Collection by 1956. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, London, 2 May 2019
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23 avril 2019

An Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540

Lot 158. An Iznik blue and white pottery tile, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1540; 12 ¼ x 13in. (31.8 x 33cm.). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,040 - USD 19,560). Price realised GBP 20,000. © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Each of rectangular form painted with swaying tulips and roses amidst a scrolling tendril of saz leaves, mounted'. Provenance: Private French Collection, sold Christie's, Paris, 7 March 2007, lot 141. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2019

Two blue and white pottery tiles Ottoman Turkey or provinces, late 16th century

Lot 157. Two blue and white pottery tiles Ottoman Turkey or provinces, late 16th century. Each 10 ¾ x 12 ½in. ( 27.4 x 31.8cm. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,560 - USD 26,080). Unsold. © Christie's ImagesLtd 2019. Each of rectangular form painted with swaying tulips and roses amidst a scrolling tendril of saz leaves, mounted'. Provenance: By repute, private French collection by 1974. Note: Despite the development of a broader polychrome palette in Ottoman Turkey, the... [Lire la suite]
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