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Major Spring Auktion

Saturday 25. May 2019 at 3 p.m.

253 Lots
  • Sheath for a Musical Instrument

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    • Lot251
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Gurgan region
    • Dimensions91 x 35 cm
    • AgeFirst half 20th century
    • Estimate EUR450
    This knotted sheath for a Yomut Turkmen musical instrument is a weaving by the Jafarbay tribe of North Persia. It has been consigned by a member of the tribe whose family has owned it for a long time. Called "dutar bash", the instrument is a two-string lute with a round body and a long neck. – Very good condition.
    • Lot252
    • OriginEast Anatolia, Sivas Province
    • Dimensions167 x 128 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR300
    Obvious signs of age and wear, damaged areas, the pile is completely worn away in places. Damaged sides, the lower right corner is missing.
    • Lot253
    • OriginSouth East Caucasus, Moghan region
    • Dimensions278 x 145 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Estimate EUR1,300
    A Moghan Shahsavan kilim, unusually fine in weave and with a horizontal stripe design in brilliant colours. – Very good condition.