Islamic Week, Autumn 2020: some old, very old and some very new

For my new collaboration with Lot-Art, I discuss London Islamic week. Despite ever changing guidelines and rules from the UK government, it seems that this autumn Islamic week will go ahead. 

This Islamic week is a direct continuation of the previous one, held in June and discussed on lot-art. We indeed saw a strong come back of Persian medieval ceramics from 13th century Kashan, and though several high profile artefacts remained unsold, it seems Kashan ceramics are here to stay….

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Simurgh chick, Iran, 17th c., Sotheby’s lot 421, £7.000-10.000