02 novembre 2017

A rare Safavid blue-glazed pottery covered bowl (tas), Iran, 17th century

Lot 94. A rare Safavid blue-glazed pottery covered bowl (tas), Iran, 17th century. 9¾in. (25cm.) high; 12 5/8in. (32cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cobalt-blue surface with moulded turquoise-glazed decoration, minor areas of chipping, otherwise intact. Note: This covered bowl is amongst the most impressive examples of a small, distinctive group of Safavid pottery. Although they were designed to imitate the... [Lire la suite]
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17 octobre 2017

A rare Safavid blue and white bowl, signed by Ramadan, Persia, probably Mashhad, dated 1121 AH/1709 AD

Lot 147. A rare Safavid blue and white bowl, signed by Ramadan, Persia, probably Mashhad, dated 1121 AH/1709 AD. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. white fritware body with deep central bowl and tall vertical edges on short foot ring, underglaze cobalt blue decoration with central inscription and floral stems, exterior also with inscriptive band; 8.8cm. height; 20.1cm. max diam.  Provenance: K. R. Malcolm, C.B.E (1908-84), thence by descent. Bibliography: G. Fehérvári, 'An early... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2017

Large Safavid blue and white charger, Iran, 17th century

Large Safavid blue and white charger, Iran, 17th century, 51.5cm diameter © Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. This large and monumental pottery charger is of shallow circular form and is painted in a greyish-cobalt blue glaze on a white ground. The dish is centrally decorated with eight-lotus flowers standing in a vase. The rim is widely painted with alternating panels of various trees and flowers including stylised pine trees, chrysantheums and lotus flowers. The style of this dish was heavily influenced by Chinese Kraak porcelain... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2017

Safavid monochrome charger, Iran, 17th century

Safavid monochrome charger, Iran, 17th century, 46cm diameter. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This large pottery turquoise-glazed monochrome gadrooned dish was made in Iran during the 17th century. The highly sought after Chinese celadon wares were still in high demand in Persia. Resultantly, they made their own local brightly-glazed monochrome wares. There is a nearly idential 17th century turquoise dish in Oliver Watson, Ceramics From Islamic Lands, Thames & Hudson Ltd,... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2016

A monumental Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Persia, probably Kirman, 17th century

Lot 32. A monumental Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Persia, probably Kirman, 17th century. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of shallow rounded form, decorated in underglaze blue with a spray of chrysanthemums within a floral band and interlocking floral motifs around the rim, exterior with brown glaze; 51.5cm. diam. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 16 October 1997, lot 32. Note: This monumental blue and white dish is an impressive example of the refined skill of late Safavid... [Lire la suite]
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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13 octobre 2016

A Safavid soft-paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century

Lot 19. A Safavid soft-paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 8,575 - USD 12,250). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Both sides similarly decorated, each with central omphalos and raised band down the sides, the foot with one large chip, base with old owner's label with the name 'Ziegler'; 12 1/8in. (30.8cm.) high. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
13 octobre 2016

A Safavid pottery dish, Tabriz, North West Iran, 16th century

Lot 18. A Safavid pottery dish, Tabriz, North West Iran, 16th century. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,350 - USD 9,800). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. With cusped rim on short foot, the exterior with a repeated design of leaves between paired cobalt-blue lines, some chips to glaze and rim; 12½in. (32cm.) diam. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
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21 avril 2016

A large Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Iran, late 17th or early 18th century

Lot 110. A large Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Iran, late 17th or early 18th century. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($5,688 - $8,532). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Rising from short foot through wide gently curved sides to rim, the white ground painted in cobalt-blue, with a roundel of floral ground inhabited by three white birds, bordered by a band of strapwork, the cavetto with interlocking palmettes with a gul-o bulbul design, the exterior with a Chinese style design of scrolling vine issuing... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2015

A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Vase, Persia, 17th Century

A Safavid underglaze-painted pottery Vase,  Persia, 17th Century. Estimate £400 - 600 (€550 - 820). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. decorated in cobalt blue on a white ground with Chinese style designs consisting of pavilions, waterfalls, figures, and floral and vegetal motifs, pseudo Chinese mark to base, later copper mounts - 18.5 cm. high Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 9 Jun 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE