20 septembre 2010

A molded and enamelled porcelain figural snuff bottle, 1796-1820.

A molded and enamelled porcelain figural snuff bottle, 1796-1820. photo courtesy Sotheby's molded and decorated in famille-rose enamels as Liu Hai stepping forward with one leg raised and wearing an iron-red gilt-decorated robe over turquoise enamelled trousers, strings of cash in his hands, and with his three-legged toad perched on his shoulder; height 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Nelly Davies. NOTE: Lui Hai appears to have been a popular subject for... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

An enamelled porcelain reclining lady snuff bottle, 1795-1820. Attributed to Jingdezhen.

An enamelled porcelain reclining lady snuff bottle, 1795-1820. Attributed to Jingdezhen. photo courtesy Sotheby's painted in famille-rose enamels, the bottle molded in the form of a reclining lady, her head resting on her right hand, while her left arm extends to reach her upraised left leg, both wrists with gilt bangles, her pale face gazing upward, her hair pulled high into a chignon and accessorized with two flowers, dressed in a yellow-ground robe decorated with floral medallions, over loose white pants cascading... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2009

A very fine small famille rose-enamelled glass bottle. Early 20th century, attributed to Ye Bengqi

A very fine small famille rose-enamelled glass bottle. Early 20th century, attributed to Ye Bengqi The globular body supported on a short straight-cut foot and with a cylindrical neck ending in a gently flaring rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with large rose blooms and daylillies issuing from elaborate rockwork and two small birds perched on a delicately enamelled branch, all below three flying insects around the neck, the base with a Qianlong blue-enamel four-character mark. 3½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate £18,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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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23 mars 2009

A Mamluk Enamelled Glass Flask, Egypt or Syria, Mid-14th Century

A Mamluk Enamelled Glass Flask, Egypt or Syria, Mid-14th Century The rounded body with flatter underside and short foot, rising to a slowly widening tubular mouth, the broad rounded shoulder with a main band of three large roundels each containing a small central blue bird combat roundel within a band of meandering flowering vine, the interstices with floral designs, above a band of blue roundels with animal combat groups alternating with drop-shaped panels, remains of similar designs around the neck, surface decoration now... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2009

A polychrome enamelled covered dish (Sahan) from the Sulemaniye workshop, Turkey, late 18th century

A polychrome enamelled covered dish (Sahan) from the Sulemaniye workshop, Turkey, late 18th century of shallow form on a low footring, the stepped domed cover with gilded rose-form finial, painted with floral bouquets on a gilt-decorated yellow ground, rim mounts and the well of the base painted with a further floral spray on a white ground. 20.6cm. max. diam. Estimate 10,000—15,000 GBP NOTE: Vessels such as this are thought to have been made in a street adjacent to the Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul. Other similar examples... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2009

A polychrome enamelled covered bowl and cover (Sakizlik), Turkey, 19th century

A polychrome enamelled covered bowl and cover (Sakizlik), Turkey, 19th century of deep rounded form on a short foot, the stepped domed cover with acorn-form finial, painted throughout with floral bouquets on a gilt-decorated green ground, with gilded foot and rim mounts. 12.5cm. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. 01 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
22 mars 2009

A gem-set and enamelled turban ornament (Sarpech), India, probably Deccan, 19th century

A gem-set and enamelled turban ornament (Sarpech), India, probably Deccan, 19th century the gold openwork body set with foiled white stones possibly diamonds and an a central octagonal emerald, with a central floral medallion flanked by hinged petal florets and surmounted by a hinged curling jigha, four drilled pendant emeralds, the reverse with gold floral and foliate motifs reserved against a green enamelled ground, suspension cord. 12 by 10.5cm. Estimate 8,000—10,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. 01 Apr 09.... [Lire la suite]
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