22 octobre 2019

A silver-thread embroidered velvet-clad leather quiver, North India, probably Lahore, early 19th Century

Lot 190. A silver-thread embroidered velvet-clad leather quiver, North India, probably Lahore, early 19th Century; 67 cm. long. Estimate: 6 000 GBP - 8 000 GBP. Sold for £ 27,562 (€ 32,025). Courtesy Bonhams. he quiver of tapering form, the leather body clad entirely in red velvet embroidered to the front with gilt-silver thread and sequins with a series of large rosettes, the lower end with a palmette surmounted by a trefoil motif, the border with a band of flowerheads, the velvet clad leather belt... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2017

Alexis Renard at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Monumental tombak ewer and basin, Ottoman Empire, Turkey, first half of the 19th century. Gilded copper (tombak) © Alexis Renard Important calligraphic Iznik tile, Turkey, Iznik, second half of 16th century, Ottoman Empire. Stonepaste with underglaze painted decoration. 26.5 x 27.5 cm © Alexis Renard Portrait of Ranbir Singh, India, probably Lahore, mid-19th century. Ink, pigments and gold on paper. 12 x 8.7 inches (30.5 x 22 cm) © Alexis Renard  Portrait of an... [Lire la suite]