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Saturday 09. May 2020 at 3 p.m.

168 Lots
    • Lot101
    • OriginWest China
    • Dimensions111 x 59 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR650
    Two sections of a bench runner. Each of its square fields contains a floral circular medallion and floral corner motifs on a red-brown ground. In the orange-ground border, a meandering vine has been drawn to perspective. – Repiled upper and lower finishes, original selvedges. Well-preserved pile.
    • Lot102
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions58 x 82 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR1,250
    A pillow. A dragon chasing the flaming pearl and a phoenix face each other diagonally in the dark blue field, which also depicts two large lotus blossoms. A second phoenix and a further large flower are seen in truncated form at the right-hand side. This traditional type of picture – here used in the small format of a pillow – was almost always woven without borders. – Very good condition, high pile and original finishes all around. Backed with a dark blue fabric.

    Literature:
    HARRER, HEINRICH, MAUCH, PETER & FORD, JIM, Tibeter-Teppiche. Innsbruck 1987, ills. p. 41 top and p. 71 bottom

    • Lot103
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions64 x 83 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR1,100
    A pillow. In the blue field, a diagonal stem bearing a large lotus blossom is surrounded by clouds and further flowering stems which appear as diagonal motifs in the corners. – Very good condition. The original finishes survive all around, pile at its original height. Backed with a blue fabric on the reverse.
    • Lot104
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions176 x 65 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR1,100
    Three compartments of a Tibetan bench runner which are still connected. Each of the midnight blue fields contains a diamond-shaped medallion composed of stems and flowers, abstract white bats and so-called frog motifs (alternative term: seven-finger pine). The dark red borders display a blue meandering vine and swastikas. – Good condition, high pile, original selvedges. Repiled lower finish.
    • Lot105
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions157 x 76 cm
    • AgeEarly 20th century
    • Estimate EUR2,500
    A sitting or sleeping rug. Woven without borders, this khaden with a blue-black field shows a repeat of horizontal rows of different blossoms in diverse colours attached to delicate rectilinear stems. – In very good condition except for one small hole along the upper end, high pile, original finishes all around.
    • Lot106
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions72 x 70 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR600
    A seat mat. A disc medallion on a sand-coloured field ground, a border of ball flower motifs. – Good condition, high pile. Original selvedges, both lower finishes repiled.
    • Lot107
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions168 x 60 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR750
    Three sections of a bench runner. Each of the three square, light brown fields contains a disc medallion with a cruciform interior drawing; the yellow-green border shows floral vines. – Good condition, high pile. Original selvedges, both lower finishes repiled.
    • Lot108
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions68 x 68 cm
    • AgeEarly 20th century
    • Estimate EUR750
    A seat mat. A disc medallion on a yellow ground, floral corner motifs, a meander border. – Very good condition, original selvedges, high pile.
    • Lot109
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions60 x 62 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR750
    A seat mat. A large dorje motif with a yin-yang centre lies in the red field, geometric lattices adorn the corners. The salmon border shows ball flower motifs. – Very good condition, high pile and original selvedges. Both ends minimally reduced.
    • Lot110
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions67 x 71 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR1,000
    A seat mat. The pink field presents a central disc medallion and four floral corner motifs. The brown border shows a vine bearing blossoms. – Good condition, original finishes all around. Minimal damage along the edges, backed with a light brown fabric.