15 avril 2019

An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century

Lot 255. An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century; 6ft.7in. x 4ft.6in. (205cm. x 141cm.) Estimate: £550,000 - GBP 750,000 (US$717,750 - USD 978,750). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Considerable silk pile, corroded and oxidised silver and gold metal-thread, original selvages, each end with complete braided and metal embroidered kilims, overall very good condition. Provenance: With the Saxon Elector... [Lire la suite]

15 avril 2019

An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century

Lot 254. An important Safavid silk and metal-thread 'Polonaise' carpet, Isfahan, Central Persia, first quarter 17th century; 6ft.7in. x 4ft.6in. (205cm. x 141cm.) Estimate: £600,000 - £800,000 (US$783,427 - US$1,044,570). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Remarkably good silk pile throughout, corroded silver metal -thread, a small spot repair in the centre, original fringes at one end, overall very good condition. Provenance: With the Saxon Elector and later King of Poland Augustus the... [Lire la suite]