11 octobre 2009

Three Blue and White pottery, Mamluk or Timurid and Safavid, Chinese inspired

A Mamluk or Timurid blue and white pottery bottle, Syria or Persia, 15th century. photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped body with narrow tapering neck and straight raised foot, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with an arabesque of scrolling tendrils issuing cloudband leaves and lotus heads. 28cm. height. Est. 5,000—8,000 GBP - Sold 12,500 GBP A Safavid Gombroon pottery bowl, Persia, 17th century. photo Sotheby's of elegant rounded form with a raised central boss enclosed by an eight-petalled rosette painted in blue, the... [Lire la suite]