30 avril 2018

A Safavid cuerda seca pottery tile, Persia, 17th Century

Lot 186R: A Safavid cuerda seca pottery tile, Persia, 17th Century; 23 x 22.2 cm. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000. Sold for £ 2,500 (€ 2,850). © Bonhams 2001-2018 decorated in green, white, yellow, cobalt-blue, turquoise and black with a partial palmette vine overlaid with tendrils issuing flowerheads and foliate motifs. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART INCLUDING MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART, 24 Apr 2018, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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21 avril 2018

A Safavid moulded turquoise and manganese glazed jar, Iran, 17th century

Lot 77. A Safavid moulded turquoise and manganese glazed jar, Iran, 17th century; 7 ¾in. (19.2cm.) high. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000 (USD 17,016 - USD 25,524). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018.  With two flat arched sides rising from flat base, the cusped sides with elegantly moulded palmettes at the shoulder, the flat sides with moulded floral sprays on brown ground, repaired breaks. Note: This bottle is one of a small, distinctive group of Safavid pottery. Although they were... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2018

A rare Kubachi figural pottery dish, Persia, Safavid, early 17th century

Lot 133. A rare Kubachi figural pottery dish, Persia, Safavid, early 17th century; 6.8cm. height; 35.5cm. diam. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (34,443 - 48,220 USD). Lot Sold 30,000 GBP (34,332 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of shallow form with wide everted rim, decorated in blue, green, and bole beige and orange with black outlines, featuring a kneeling male figure holding an orange amidst foliate blossoms, rim with floral sprays within cartouches, exterior plain. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2018

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

Lot 76. A Safavid soft-paste porcelain ewer, Kirman, South East Iran, mid 17th century; 15 3/8in. (39cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 8,508 - USD 11,344). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Of drop-shape with flattened sides rising from high trumpet foot tapering to thin neck, painted in cobalt-blue and red on white ground with red floral sprays, the sides with scrolling vine and two large scalloped medallions beneath the spout and loop handle. Note: This ewer is part of a... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2018

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

Lot 130. A monumental Safavid blue and white pottery dish, Persia, probably Kirman, 17th century; 10.6cm. height; 53.8cm. diam. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,266 - 11,022 USD). Lot Sold 15,000 GBP (17,166 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. of large shallow rounded form, decorated in underglaze blue shades with a dense foliate composition comprising dragons, birds and architectural screens. Provenance: Bernheimer, Munchen 1968.Dr. Ignazio Vok (b.1938).An architect by training, Vok... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2018

A Safavid pottery dish, probably Mashhad, Iran, circa 1635

Lot 75. A Safavid pottery dish, probably Mashhad, Iran, circa 1635; 15 ½in. (39.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 8,508 - USD 11,344). © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. On short straight foot, with lightly scalloped rim, the centre decorated with cranes on a rocky, floral outcrop, the cavetto with lightly moulded lobed medallions, the reverse with maker's mark. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

Firdausi (d.1020 AD), Shahnameh, Persia, Qazwin, Safavid, dated 985 AH/1577 AD

Lot 68. Firdausi (d.1020 AD), Shahnameh, Persia, Qazwin, Safavid, dated 985 AH/1577 AD. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot Sold 81,250 GBP (92,983 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. Persian manuscript on paper, 472 leaves plus 3 fly-leaves, 25 lines to the page text arranged in 4 columns, written in nasta’liq in black ink, titles in gold, f.3b and 4a with gold and polychrome shamsas followed by an opening bifolium with 12 lines of nasta’liq within clouds against a gold... [Lire la suite]
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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. Lot sold 21,250 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.... [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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