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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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]
24 mars 2009

A late Timurid Blue and White Pottery Vase, probably Nishapur, North East Iran, Late 15th Century

A late Timurid Blue and White Pottery Vase, probably Nishapur, North East Iran, Late 15th Century Of drop form, the cream ground painted in underglaze blue with a variety of running animals and birds including lions and deer together with cloudbands around the figure of a large sinuous dragon, damages at top and to foot, losses to glaze, areas of discolouration. 11½in. (28.5cm.) high - Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 Notes: This unusual bottle is relatively heavily potted, with a thick foot-ring exhibiting a body that is more... [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]