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General Carpet Auction

Saturday 09. May 2020 at 3 p.m.

168 Lots
    • Lot31
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions135 x 77 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR450
    A design bar of three hexagons, each enclosing a serrated star and arrows, fills the camel field. The rare main border shows geometric, abstract plants on a red ground. – Good condition, original finishes all around, small moth holes.
    • Lot32
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions79 x 65 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR650
    A small sitting rug presenting a mina khani repeat in a midnight blue field. A fine weave, velvety pile wool, tiny details woven in purple silk. – Good condition, original selvedges.
    • Lot33
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions80 x 70 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR450
    A small sitting rug presenting a mina khani repeat in a midnight blue field. A fine weave, velvety pile wool. - Good condition, original selvedges.
    • Lot34
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions77 x 45 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR375
    Serrated diamonds with a blossom at their centres are aligned on the central axis of the camel field; halved diamonds are offset against them along the sides. - Good condition, no back.
    • Lot35
    • OriginCentral Persia
    • Dimensions195 x 121 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR2,000
    A blue ogival medallion with a concentric interior drawing around a central cross lies on a red ground. The outline of the field, shaped like a large shield form with curved sides, is a typical feature of Kashans dating from this period. – Original finishes all around, the long sides are backed with leather. Very good condition, only slight signs of wear along the side finishes.
    • Lot36
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions189 x 140 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR2,000
    A Saryk door rug featuring a classical design; the white sections are woven in brilliant white cotton. A very similar example was published by Engelhardt in 1990.- Very good condition; the brown kilim finish at the bottom survives at full length, the sides and upper finish are also original.

    Literature:
    ENGELHARDT, EVA, Orientteppiche der Sonderklasse. Sammlerexemplare aus dem alten Rußland. Heidelberg 1990, ill. p. 85

    • Lot37
    • OriginNorth East China, Inner Mongolia
    • Dimensions72 x 184 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR950
    A rare landscape format pictorial rug featuring a religious theme. Ten male figures standing on a strip composed of clouds are individually characterised by their various clothes, attributes and postures to represent different types. A skeletal figure appears in their midst. A frieze of Buddhist symbols and Chinese characters adorns the upper end. – Good condition.
    • Lot38
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions44 x 101 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR600
    A completely preserved mafrash, finely woven in the sumakh technique. All four sides show an identical design of three wide horizontal panels which contain hooked hexagons on a red ground. - Good condition.
    • Lot39
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions46 x 96 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR600
    A completely preserved mafrash woven in the kilim technique, only the narrow dividing stripes are finely woven in the sumakh technique. - Good condition.
    • Lot40
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions80 x 104 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR950
    This rare saddle rug was woven by the Salar Khani tribe in a field design using two different güls. Small four-legged animals with horns, possibly rams, are lined up in the border. – Minimal moth damage, otherwise in very good condition.