05 mars 2009

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal thread çatma panel, Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey

An Ottoman voided silk velvet and metal thread çatma panel, Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey, late 16th/early 17th century the rich crimson voided silk velvet ground with an overall repeating pattern of offset rows of silver coloured crescent medallions, each medallion enclosing a golden serrated sun motif, and issuing pendant small feathered palm motifs. two loom widths, joined on the central axis, mounted on a stretcher. approximately 168 by 127cm. Estimate 160,000—200,000 USD PROVENANCE: Kelekian Collection LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]
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