11 mars 2010

Art of the Islamic and Indian World at Christie's in April

A Crusader Sword, probably 14th century, Italian or German with added Mamluk inscriptions. Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. LONDON.- A broad variety of works of art, paintings, manuscripts and an intricate and jewel-like panelled room will be offered at Christie’s sale of Islamic and Indian Art on 13 April 2010. The painted and gilt carved room (estimate: £200,000-300,000) recreates the splendour and beauty of Damascus in the late 18th/early 19th century. The fashion for richly decorated... [Lire la suite]
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