24 juin 2010

18th Century Dutch Delft blue and white, polychrome & manganese red

A Dutch Delft blue and white plaque, Early 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Delicately painted with a couple walking in an extensive Italianate landscape, another figure crossing a bridge leading from a castle, refilled pierced hole; 22 x 32 cm., in wood frame - Estimate €5,000 - €7,000 A Dutch Delft blue and white plaque. 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of square shape with indented corners, painted overall with an amorous couple in a meadow flanked by goats, pierced for hanging, frits... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2010

Selection of Ottoman Turkey,Iznik and Kutahya pottery @ Christie's

An Iznik pottery tile panel, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1575. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Composed of twelve square tiles, the surface decorated in cobalt- blue, turquoise, green, brown and bole red with an overall design of columns of alternating circular and ogival medallions each outlined in red, the circular medallions containing a design of tulips and carnations issuing from a central rosette reserved against blue ground and the ogival medallions with a central tulip flanked by hyacinth sprays, dividing by branches bearing... [Lire la suite]