05 juin 2011

'Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts' @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Shah Jahan Receives the Persian Ambassador, Muhammad Ali Beg. Folio from the Windsor Padshahnama, India, c. 1633. Ink, colors, and gold on paper. 12 5/8 x 8 5/8. The Royal Collection, Windsor. ©2011 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, a major international loan exhibition, which explores Islamic art through the universal tradition of gift giving. Many of the most spectacular and historically significant... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2009

An Enamelled Glass Mosque Lamp in the name of 'Abbas Helmi Pasha, Egypt, dated Ah 1328/1910 Ad

An Enamelled Glass Mosque Lamp in the name of 'Abbas Helmi Pasha, Egypt, dated Ah 1328/1910 Ad Of typical Mamluk form with sloping rounded body and flared mouth on short foot, six simple loop handles around the body, the surface decorated in red and blue enamels and gilt with a band of blue-outlined red thuluth around the mouth, the underside of the body with similar calligraphy in blue outlined with gold and divided by two roundels giving the name of the patron as 'Abbas Helmi, the body with double gold band of strapwork... [Lire la suite]
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