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Major Spring Auction

Saturday 27. June 2020 at 3 p.m.

298 Lots
    • Lot291
    • OriginSouth Persia, Kerman region
    • Dimensions81 x 34 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR250
    A completely preserved double bag woven in a miniature format. The white fields of the knotted faces display floral designs, while small blossoms adorn the blue-black borders. The unusually wide connecting panel is woven in the single weft interlocking kilim technique and decorated with large diamonds. – Good condition.

    Literature:
    COLLINS, JOHN J., Shiraz. Newburyport 1987, pl. 26

    • Lot292
    • OriginWest Anatolia, Manisa Province
    • Dimensions199 x 134 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR300
    Kula and Ghiordes prayer rugs were highly popular in the 19th century and produced in large numbers by specialised workshops. In this example, the dark green, open mihrab field is narrow and comparatively small. A floral stylised lamp is suspended from the apex of the steep stepped arch. The pale green section above it and the beige-ground surround of the field are decorated with carnations; the white motifs are knotted in white cotton yarn. The narrow stripe design of the main border is a typical feature of Kula prayer rugs. – Signs of age and wear, various repiled areas, uniformly low pile. Repiled side finishes and end borders.
    • Lot293
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions78 x 122 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR950
    This white-ground asmalyk presents a lattice design and erre güls as well as a dark green border of light red ashik motifs and double arrowheads. Judging by its knotting structure, style of drawing and ornamentation, this camel flank trapping belongs to Eagle Group II. – Good condition, the original finishes survive all around, including the decorative fringe.
    • Lot294
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions34 x 101 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR250
    This torba woven by the Kizil Ayak tribe displays a kejebe field design and a border decoration influenced by Saryk weavings. – Very good condition, the kilim back and flatwoven fastening cords survive.
    • Lot295
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions41 x 90 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Estimate EUR950
    A rare torba by the Karadashli Turkmen, with fifteen erre güls arranged in offset rows in a red-ground field. – Both finishes reduced, damaged sides and edges. Signs of age and wear in the pile.
    • Lot296
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions64 x 109 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR250
    This white-ground Yomut asmalyk shows ashik güls within a diamond lattice of wide serrated leaves. – Slight signs of age and wear, somewhat reduced lower finish.
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    • Lot297
    • OriginCentral Anatolia
    • Dimensions109 x 130 cm
    • AgeEarly 19th century
    • Estimate EUR425
    A fragment of a large prayer rug with a light red field and a green area above the stepped arch. The orange-ground main border displays shield forms comprising arrow motifs. The rug is missing some 50 or 60 centimetres of its original length at the bottom, assuming that the carpet only had one niche. – Several missing sections, holes and areas devoid of pile. Mounted onto a black fabric.
    • Lot298
    • OriginSouth East Anatolia
    • Dimensions296 x 107 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR650
    A Kurdish rug woven in the province of Adiyaman south of Malatya. A large blue design bar of four merging cartouches which enclose straight-armed crosses takes up the whole of the red field. The orange-ground border contains hooked diamonds. – Signs of age and wear, low spots in the pile. The original selvedges survive, both ends slightly damaged.

    Literature:
    BRÜGGEMANN, WERNER & BÖHMER, HARALD, Teppiche der Bauern und Nomaden in Anatolien. Hanover 1980, no. 96 *** TURKISH REPUBLIC MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM (publ.), Turkish Handwoven Carpets. Catalog No: 5. Ankara 1995, 0522