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Major Autumn Auction

Saturday 05. December 2020 at 3 p.m.

246 Lots
  • Qashqa’i Kilim

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    • Lot81
    • OriginSouth West Persia, Fars
    • Dimensions248 x 124 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR4,200
    Strongly abrashed in several tones, the camel field is undecorated except for tiny brocaded motifs that seem to be scattered at random. Halved hooked diamonds protrude into it from the sides, creating a serrated outline around the free space. The border design of reciprocal trefoils is typical of the Qashqa’i. The brilliant white sections are woven in cotton yarn. Purchased by the consignor at Galerie Neiriz, Berlin. – Very well preserved except for small repaired areas, original finishes all around.

    Published:
    SADIGHI NEIRIZ, HAMID & HAWKES, KARIN, Kelims und andere Flachgewebe aus der Sammlung Neiriz. Calbe 2014, no. 147

  • Qashqa’i Kilim

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    • Lot82
    • OriginSouth West Persia, Fars
    • Dimensions287 x 160 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR4,600
    Like a desert island, a red spider gül lies at the centre of an empty white field decorated along the inner sides with small halved diamonds in different variations of colour. Very finely woven in colours of supreme quality, the kilim is a product of the Kashkuli tribe. It shows barely any signs of wear and was probably always treasured by the nomads. – Very good condition except for one small hole.

    Published:
    GALERIE NEIRIZ (publ.), Kelims der Nomaden und Bauern Persiens. Berlin 1990, no. 66 *** VOK, IGNAZIO, Vok Collection. Caucasus-Persia. Gilim und andere Flachgewebe. Munich 1996, no. 86 *** RIPPON BOSWELL, A 86, Vok Collection, Selection 1, 11/04/2015, lot

    • Lot83
    • OriginCentral Persia
    • Dimensions229 x 151 cm
    • AgeSecond quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR2,300
    A high-quality carpet from one of the master workshops of Esfahan. Its precisely drawn design was woven to a cartoon. – Very good condition, original finishes all around.
    • Lot84
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions178 x 137 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Estimate EUR5,000
    The great age of this silk Heriz, owned by a German family for several generations, can be deduced from the degree of patination and the style of the design. All the devices are spaciously proportioned and powerful in expression. Two blue columns with massive bases, each crowned with an upside-down palmette rather than a capital, support the flat three-lobed arch at the upper end of the field. Two further columns are cut by the border. A flowering tree growing from a large bellied vase with handles at the lower end of the field ascends to the apex of the arch. – One small torn area in the upper right corner, otherwise in good condition, with the original finishes all around.

    Literature:
    HERRMANN, EBERHART, Von Lotto bis Tekke. Seltene Orientteppiche aus vier Jahrhunderten. Munich 1978, no. 47

    • Lot85
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions372 x 296 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Estimate EUR12,000
    An antique Bakhshaish featuring large-scale, two-dimensional designs arranged around a huge central medallion. Patinated colours. – Uniformly low pile, original selvedges, both ends somewhat reduced.
    • Lot86
    • OriginWest Persia, Arak region
    • Dimensions409 x 318 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR1,500
    The light red field contains a repeat of large blossoms in mellow colours; the blue main border shows a floral vine. Typically coarse weave, blue wefts. – Original sides and lower kilim finish, slight damage to the upper finish. Good overall condition.
    • Lot87
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Kurdistan
    • Dimensions163 x 127 cm
    • AgeDated 1310 = 1893
    • Estimate EUR4,200
    An antique Bijar rug woven in a rare format. A Harshang repeat adorns the midnight blue field ground; the red main border contains arabesque palmettes. – Slight signs of age and wear, both end finishes partially repiled.

    Literature:
    MARTIN, HEINZ, Orientteppiche. Munich 1981, ill. 13 *** RIPPON BOSWELL, A 98, 27/06/2020, lot 166

    • Lot88
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions218 x 179 cm
    • AgeFirst quarter 20th century
    • Estimate EUR8,800
    A finely woven Tabriz presenting a medallion design. The ogival red medallion with two pendants, its interior embellished with a white rosette and blue arabesques, lies at the centre of a white field densely covered in floral stems. The red spandrels contain a diagonal white palmette and blossoms. The wide border section features floral vines. A supplementary design stripe with two blue inscription cartouches has been added at the upper finish. – Very good condition.

    Published:
    MICHEL, THOMAS, 100 Jahre Teppichkunst 1899-1999. Wiesbaden 1999, ill. p. 93

    • Lot89
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Kurdistan
    • Dimensions94 x 70 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Estimate EUR2,500
    An unusual Bijar from the Garrus district woven in the zaronim format. A symmetrical tree adorns the blue field; the white-ground main border contains an undulating flowering vine; and a green-ground additional design stripe at the upper end depicts the Persian lion with the sun and sword at its centre. There are several woven inscriptions and numbers. However, the latter probably do not represent dates, but have a meaning associated with Islamic religious numerology. – Very good condition.
    • Lot90
    • OriginCentral Asia, middle Amu Darya valley
    • Dimensions96 x 132 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Estimate EUR2,900
    This large Ersari chuval presents fifteen primary güls arranged in rows of three and dyrnak secondary güls that are almost the same size as the primary designs. The main border shows white rosettes. Light and brilliant colours. – Signs of age and wear, reduced and newly overcast sides and upper finish, the elem is reduced and backed with fabric.