General Carpet Auction

Saturday 09. May 2020 at 3 p.m.

168 Lots
    • Lot11
    • OriginSouth East Caucasus, Moghan region
    • Dimensionsa = 52 x 53 cm, b = 56 x 58 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR300
    Two Shahsavan bags woven in different techniques. A = Pile-woven face, a palmette design in the camel field, a double vine in the wide white border, new overcasting all around. The monochrome kilim back is not original, stuffed to make a cushion. Slight signs of wear. B = Half of a khorjin woven in the reverse sumakh technique, a dark blue field with a repeat of octagons enclosing "spider güls", original brown and red kilim back. Good condition.
    • Lot12
    • OriginNorth Africa, Tunisia
    • Dimensions254 x 166 cm
    • AgeFirst half 20th century
    • Estimate EUR1,200
    A Gafsa kilim cover woven in a soft and flexible texture. The expressive design consists of horizontal stripes of varying width and ornamentation in highly diverse colours. – Original sides and upper finish, slightly damaged at the bottom.
    • Lot13
    • OriginNorth Africa, Morocco
    • Dimensions340 x 134 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR950
    A Berber rug woven by the Ait Ouaouzguite tribe in the Jebel Siroua mountain region of the Anti-Atlas. It presents the characteristic design of horizontal stripes which vary in width. Several bands are pile-woven throughout, whereas in others the piled motifs stand out like reliefs from the flatwoven, alternately brown or white ground. – Good condition.
    • Lot14
    • OriginCentral Caucasus
    • Dimensions163 x 88 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR900
    The white field is covered in a hexagonal lattice design of large hooked diamonds, and two red hands appear next to the tower-like arch at the upper end of the field. The brown main border is decorated with stars. Coarsely woven, this long and narrow prayer rug was probably made for home use in a village in the Genje region. – Uniformly low pile, original selvedges.
    • Lot15
    • OriginEast Caucasus, Kuba region
    • Dimensions160 x 104 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR2,400
    The lattice design of polychrome rosettes in the brown field is rarely encountered in this provenance, whereas the two-band border shows the typical Zeikhur ornamentation. – Signs of age and wear, the brown sections are heavily corroded and partially repiled in a number of places. Original finishes all around, many repairs in the selvedges.
    • Lot16
    • OriginEast Caucasus, Kuba region
    • Dimensions133 x 89 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR300
    A very old Zeikhur, very finely woven in first-rate colours. A repeat of polychrome palmettes adorns the white field, a wide border section. – Obvious signs of age and wear, missing sections and tears.
    • Lot17
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions167 x 130 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR950
    Slight signs of age and wear, both ends somewhat reduced.
    • Lot18
    • OriginWest Persia, Arak region
    • Dimensions200 x 138 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR3,600
    This finely woven Farahan presents a rare field design of four large oval medallions with a cruciform interior drawing and two smaller round medallions placed between them. The dark blue ground is very densely filled with delicate stems and several larger, red diagonal crosses. – Slight signs of age and wear, both ends somewhat reduced.
    • Lot19
    • OriginSouth Persia, Kerman region
    • Dimensions163 x 126 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR1,200
    In the midnight blue field, offset horizontal rows of abstract birds combine into a dense repeat. The wide border consists of three bands woven in different designs as well as three dividing stripes. – Good condition, original finishes all around.
    • Lot20
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions87 x 82 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR550
    Very finely woven in a miniature format, this Tekke probably served as a sitting rug. The red field contains three rows of six chuval güls and cruciform secondary motifs placed between them. Both elems feature lattice designs. – Good condition, original finishes all around.