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Saturday 09. May 2020 at 3 p.m.

168 Lots
    • Lot121
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions126 x 59 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR950
    A saddle bottom rug composed of two trapezoid halves woven separately and joined at the centre by a grey fabric panel. The midnight blue fields each display a dragon medallion and red corner motifs with stepped sides. A wide, light blue central section. Inner pearl border and meander border. The green main border contains floral sprays, cloudbands, swords, scrolls and containers. - Good condition, only slight signs of age and wear along the edges.

    Literature:
    HARRER, HEINRICH, MAUCH, PETER & FORD, JIM, Tibeter-Teppiche. Innsbruck 1987, ill. p. 28 bottom and p. 29 *** BUDDEBERG, MICHAEL / RICHTSFELD, BRUNO J. (eds.), Aus dem Land des Schneelöwen. Kostbarkeiten aus Tibet 15.- 20. Jahrhundert. Munich 2016, p. 150

    • Lot122
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions120 x 60 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR950
    A saddle bottom rug composed of two trapezoid halves woven separately and joined at the centre. The light brown fields show a floral disc medallion, clouds and wave motifs in the corners; a wide sea-green central section. An inner pearl border flanks the main border in which a meandering vine is drawn to perspective. - Good condition, only slight signs of age and wear. The former openings for the straps have been shut in the knotting technique.

    Literature:
    HARRER, HEINRICH, MAUCH, PETER & FORD, JIM, Tibeter-Teppiche. Innsbruck 1987, ill. p. 28 top

    • Lot123
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions120 x 63 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR950
    A saddle bottom rug composed of two trapezoid halves woven separately and joined at the centre. The red-brown fields each display a small disc medallion and wave motifs in the corners. An inner pearl border and light blue border of tiny, floral diagonal crosses flank the beige-ground main border of flowering stems. - Good condition, only slight signs of age and wear.
    • Lot124
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions65 x 62 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR750
    A seat mat. Six fo dogs are arranged in a circle in the brown field, the red border shows diagonal crosses. A wide, red, padded fabric edging around the sides, backed with a white fabric on the reverse. – Good condition.
    • Lot125
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions75 x 60 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR475
    A saddle top rug. In terms of colour scheme with predominant shades of blue, this Tibetan saddle rug is reminiscent of Pao Tao weavings. The circular medallion at the centre of the light brown field is surrounded by small white cones (seven-finger pine). A meandering vine adorns the main border. – Good condition.
    • Lot126
    • OriginCentral Asia, South Tibet
    • Dimensions68 x 58 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR375
    A seat mat. The midnight blue field presents a red disc medallion enclosing stems and lotus blossoms as well as quarter sections of similar medallions in the field corners. Inner meander border and pearl border; the main border shows a meandering vine on a red ground. – Repiled upper border, otherwise in good condition.
    • Lot127
    • OriginWest China
    • Dimensions93 x 72 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR750
    Four fo dogs circle a lotus blossom in the red-brown field. The yellow-green border features bats and ball flowers. – Both end finishes repiled, otherwise in good condition.
    • Lot128
    • OriginNorth East China, Inner Mongolia
    • Dimensions73 x 73 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR450
    The white field displays a floral disc medallion in shades of blue, with a shou symbol at its centre, and meandering corner lattices embellished with blossoms and dragon’s heads. Disc motifs and circular blossoms adorn the white main border. - Both end finishes repiled, good overall condition.
    • Lot129
    • OriginWest China
    • Dimensions57 x 55 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR300
    A small-format seat cover woven in Ningxia. In the dark blue field, diamond-shaped blossoms are arranged so as to create a diamond lattice in the undecorated ground. A large medallion enclosing a cruciform flower is superimposed upon it. The border contains stems, lotus blossoms and endless knots. – Original selvedges, both ends slightly reduced, good overall condition.
    • Lot130
    • OriginNorth East China, Inner Mongolia
    • Dimensions68 x 68 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR375
    A square seat cover presenting a large star-shaped blossom at the centre of the red field and lattices in the corners. A narrow inner meander border, the main border shows a meandering vine drawn to perspective. – Both end finishes restored, otherwise well preserved.