05 mars 2009

A fine and rare Ottoman carved rosewood and ivory star panel, Turkey, Circa 1500

A fine and rare Ottoman carved rosewood and ivory star panel, Turkey, Circa 1500 of ten-pointed design carved with a stylised flowerhead made up of alternating fleurs-de-lis and entwining foliate motifs, with an outer border of thin ivory fillets set into a wooden ground, traces of red and blue pigment. 11.5cm. max. diam. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD NOTE: This exceptional ivory element must originally have been part of a large composition of interlocking tiles of various shapes, forming a complex geometric pattern decorating... [Lire la suite]
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