26 mars 2009

Safavid blue, red and white soft paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century

Safavid blue, red and white soft paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century Of flattened drop shape, each side with large fleshy trefoils and half-palmettes heightened underglaze with light red and reserved on cobalt blue foliate lattice, the neck mounted with a tubular copper spout, rising from a flat foot, small repairs around the mouth and the foot, minor areas of repainting. 13 3/8in. (33.9cm.) high. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000 Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds 31 March 2009 . London, King... [Lire la suite]