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Major Spring Auktion

Saturday 25. May 2019 at 3 p.m.

253 Lots
    • Lot31
    • OriginEast Caucasus
    • Dimensions120 x 99 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR650
    Signs of age and wear, dark colours, low pile, both ends repaired.
    • Lot32
    • OriginWest Persia, Kurdistan
    • Dimensionsa = 58 x 55 cm, b = 58 x 96 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR600
    Two Jaff bags with a design of hooked diamonds. A = Half of a khorjin, original kilim back of horizontal stripes. B = Chuval format with a white border. The kilim at the back is a later addition. – Slight signs of age and wear. Good overall condition.
    • Lot33
    • OriginSouth West Caucasus
    • Dimensions143 x 110 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR2,700
    Original sides, remnants of the red kilim finish are preserved at the bottom. The outer secondary border has been repiled at the top. Slight signs of age and wear.

    Literature:
    HERRMANN, EBERHART, Von Konya bis Kokand. Seltene Orientteppiche 3. Munich 1980, no. 20

    • Lot34
    • OriginSouth East Anatolia
    • Dimensions311 x 106 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR3,000
    Five sets of large nested diamonds with hooked outlines take up the whole of the field of this Kurdish rug. They lie on a ground which is orange at first, then changes to apricot and turns a light red-orange at the upper end. Nested hooked diamonds are offset against them and cut by the border, appearing as halved forms which fill all the spaces not covered by the main design. The stepped polygons of the border are strikingly different in size and interior drawing. The colours derive their singular brilliance from the lustrous wool. – The lateral edges have been restored in places, original kilim finishes. Very good overall condition.

    Literature:
    BRÜGGEMANN, WERNER & BÖHMER, HARALD, Teppiche der Bauern und Nomaden in Anatolien. Hanover 1980, no. 95 *** RIPPON BOSWELL, A 94, 17 November 2018, # 89

    • Lot35
    • OriginNorth West Turkey
    • Dimensions203 x 187 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR1,900
    Published by Herrmann as early as 1984, this red-ground village rug from the Bergama region features a central medallion in the shape of a huge diagonal cross and halved diamond medallions at the ends of the field. This memorable design harks back to Ushak models, such as the Ushak from the Graf Dönhoff Collection sold by us in 1991. A further example of this rare group was formerly in the McMullan Collection and is now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York. – Signs of age and wear, low pile, heavily corroded brown. The original selvedges survive, both ends slightly reduced.

    Literature:
    McMULLAN, JOSEPH V., Islamic Carpets. New York 1965, no. 69 *** RIPPON BOSWELL, A 33, # 131 *** DENNY, WALTER B. & FARNHAM, THOMAS J., The Carpet and the Connoisseur. The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs. St. Louis 2016, no. 15

    Published:
    HERRMANN, EBERHART, Seltene Orientteppiche VI. Munich 1984, no. 9

    • Lot36
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Kurdistan
    • Dimensions270 x 153 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR1,800
    A coarsely woven village kilim from the Kurdish area surrounding Bijar. In the uniformly blue field, a huge shield form encloses a completely empty, central shield medallion only defined by its white outlines; small stepped polygons in diverse colours are distributed around it in a mosaic pattern. Like the central motif, the spandrels are empty blue triangles. The particular effect of this cheerful kilim results from the appealing contrast between the undecorated and densely patterned spaces. – Very good condition.
    • Lot37
    • OriginSouth Persia, Kerman region
    • Dimensionsa + b = je 58 x 79 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR500
    The two faces of this Afshar khorjin in the sumakh technique have survived, the back and connecting panel are missing. - Signs of age and wear.
    • Lot38
    • OriginSouth West Persia, Fars
    • Dimensions172 x 94 cm
    • AgeSecond quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR2,200
    Coarsely woven in a high pile and expressive colours, this small Qashqa’i pictorial rug belongs to the group of lion gabbehs. His sword raised and with the radiant sun at his back, the mighty lion is here portrayed as the heraldic animal of the Persian state. The blue field abrashed in several shades also contains representations of two goats, one camel and one human figure. – Perfect condition.
    • Lot39
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions176 x 136 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR3,400
    Signs of wear in the pile, low spots, two inserted sections, reselvedged. The upper and lower finishes are original.

    Literature:
    SCHÜRMANN, ULRICH, Teppiche aus dem Orient. Wiesbaden 1976, ill. p. 191

    • Lot40
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions82 x 112 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Estimate EUR3,000
    This Yomut chuval features nine large primary güls, chemche secondary güls and a light red main border adorned with crosses. The wide elem contains five stylised trees, their trunks decorated with white trident shapes. A fine weave; light and brilliant colours. – New overcasting along the sides, both end finishes slightly reduced, slight signs of wear in the pile. Repiled sections in the upper left and lower right corners.