06 juin 2010

Islamic gold Jewellery @ Bonhams, 9 Jun 2010. Knightsbridge

A group of Islamic gold Jewellery Items. photo Bonhams comprising; A garnet-set gold Ring, Greater Persia, 11th/ 12th Century, of stirrup-shape, the garnet inscribed in kufic; Three Seljuk Islamic gem-set gold Rings, Persia, 12th/ 13th Century, each with a rectangular high bezel, the sides of the gold settings variously engraved, one embellished with niello; An Islamic gold Ring, probably 19th Century; An Islamic inscribed gold Swivel, 19th Century or later, with a tear-shaped pendant engraved with inscriptions;... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2010

Iranian & Turkish jewelry, 11th to 19th century and later

A Seljuk nielloed gold wire bracelet, Iran, 11th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank constructed from woven gold wire, each with four thick wires twisted around a thinner wire, the clasp held by a pin, the round bezel with stylized quatrefoil inlaid with niello - 2 1/2in (6.4cm) diameter. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000 . Price Realized £9,750 Provenance: UK trade, 1990s A pair of Seljuk gold bracelets, Iran, 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank of triangular cross-section... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2009

A Seljuk Carved Wooden Door, North East Iran, 11th Century

A Seljuk Carved Wooden Door, North East Iran, 11th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009 Of rectangular form with three inset rectangular panels, a hinge pin above and below, the central large panel deeply carved with scrolling vine around two confronted unicorns with everted heads below two addorsed lions with inverted heads, a panel of strong naskh with elongated hastae above and below, the upper and lower panels each of a darker wood carved with scrolling vine around a more delicately drawn naskh inscription, set... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2009

A Seljuk Silk Lampas Robe, Iran or Central Asia, 11th/12th Century

A Seljuk Silk Lampas Robe, Iran or Central Asia, 11th/12th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009 With flaring skirt and tapering long sleeves, composed of large panels of silk together forming a design of registers of flowerheads with two bands of white rosettes on pink ground alternated with one register of blue rosettes on red ground, the shoulders on the front of the robe with a bold register of repeated white foliate kufic inscription on blue ground, traces of fur trim around the inner seams of the robe, very... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2009

Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds at Christie's London in 31 March 2009

Earliest known Iznik bottle: an early 16th century blue and white pottery bottle base, which comes from Ottoman Turkey (estimate: £80,000-120,000). © Christie’s Images Limited 2009 LONDON.- Christie’s Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds sale on Tuesday 31 March 2009 features over 200 works, rich in decorative beauty, rarity and academic importance and spanning a wide range of geographical areas, materials and time. Leading the sale is a 14th century Mamluk silver and gold inlaid large brass bowl, made for the Amir Qaja, the... [Lire la suite]