Traditionally worked Chinese hardwood frame with pierced decoration of vine leaves. Framing an antique hand-colored photograph depicting the Temple of Earth in Beijing. Condition: few traces of usage, one wedge of back is missing. Dimension: 34.2 cm x 29.6 cm, weight: 1200 g.
The well decorated with a flower bouquet on a black ground. The border with stylized birds and chidori in panels on aventurine ground. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: very good (from production: backside with minor surface wear). Dimension: diameter: 30.7 cm, weight: 854 g.
Persian molded rectangular pottery tile decorated with a long-tailed bird. The molding corresponding to the subject of polo player on horse. Condition: fine. Dimension: 22.5 cm x 15.3 cm, approx. 1.6 cm thick, weight: 884 g.
Persian molded rectangular pottery tile decorated with a portrait of a young nobleman. The molding corresponding to the subject of polo player on horse. Condition: fine. Dimension: 22.9 cm x 15.3 cm, approx. 1.6 cm thick, weight: 920 g.
A Persian molded rectangular pottery tile decorated with a nobleman on horseback with stick and ball. Condition: fine, backside with small loss (as seen in the photos). Dimension: 22.5 cm x 15.2 cm, approx. 1.6 cm thick, weight: 898 g.
The well decorated with a bird among flowers on a light blue ground. The bordure with blossoms on aventurine ground. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: very good, except rear with hairline cracks and a chip (as seen in the photos). Dimension: diameter: 30.4 cm, weight: 1100 g.
A long mantle made of mashru fabric, trimmed with braid and lined with gauze. Mashru is a satin weave fabric, a combination of cotton weft and silk warp, here with stripes in ikat technique. Produced in India or Syria for export to the Middle East. Condition: lining with few small holes and stains, partially missing braid and minor wear. Dimension: 125 cm high, sleeve to sleeve: 150 cm.
The ground fabric is a very fine and shiny silk, painted in subdued colors with vividly depicted flower bouquets. Lined with linen and inscribed in ink. Condition: upper part with old mends and splits, minor staining. Dimension: 75 cm x 65.5 cm.
A long woman's coat, made of salmon-colored silk, with woven rows of polychrome flower bouquets. Front and back made of one panel of fabric, therefore the pattern being upside-down at the back. Slitted sleeve ends with embroidery in metal threads and the cuffs lined with additional fabric. Bordered with brocade bands and cream colored cotton lining. For similar entari please look at "Tulips Kaftans and Levni - Imperial Ottoman Costumes and Miniature Albums from Topkapi Palace in Istanbu ...click for details