An Important Parcel-Gilt Metal Thread Embroidered on Orange Coloured Silk Wall Hanging Decorated with Confronted Exotic Birds Standing on A Water Feature & Floral Branches, Probably Bursa or Istanbul-Turkey, Circa 17th. Century.

Identification Number: 592
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Description

A related decoration depicting exotic birds amidst floral motifs found at the Iznik tile panels at the circumcision room at the Topkapi Museum

A relatively similar size and very related subject matter used in the decoration of the 17th. century underglaze polychrome painted tile panel, which was made during the Ottoman period in Damascus-Syria, currently exhibited at the Arab Hall at the Leighton House Museum in London.

 

Similar to our current lot please see the 16th. century Iznik tile at the collection of the Benaki Museum in Athens-Greece, decorated with exotic confronted birds.

A related work of Ottoman textile fragment found on the world wide web, depicting confronted exotic birds.

Dimensions

The Dimensions:

The width is 62 cm.
The height is 58 cm.

Provence

The European Art Market.

References

References:

Turkophilia, Revealed, Ottoman Art in Private Collections, edited by Frederic Hitzel, Paris 2011, ISBN:978-29536615-14.
Please see the similarities with our current lot, particularly the borders decoration of the 17th century Saddle blanket, catalogued on pages 52-53.

Turkische Kunst und Kultur Aus Osmanischer Zeit (Turkish Art and Culture from the Ottoman Period, Verlag Aurel Bongers Recklinghausen, 1985, ISBN: 3-7647-0374-1.
Please see the similarities with our current lot, particularly the borders decoration of the 17th century Saddle blanket, catalogued on pages 52-53.

For related fabrics and textiles which are thought to believe to had been made during the same period, also please notice the similarities in terms of the technique used, designs and the fabric used and with similar rump ends please see: Ottoman Embroidery, by Roderick Taylor, with line drawing by Antony Maitland, Studio Vista, Please see the similar horse cloths as part of the Topkapi Museum in Istanbul- Turkey, the related items are catalogued on pages 154 & 155.

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