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Major Spring Auction

Saturday 19. May 2012 at 3 p.m.

187 Lots
Exchange rate
0.808 GBP1 Euro
1.278 USD1 Euro
    • Lot1
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions105 x 33 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Result EUR1,464
    A six-gül Tekke torba showing chemche secondary motifs and a border of kochak hooks. A dark red field and patinated colours. Obvious signs of wear, reduced sides and lower finish, the back is missing.

    Literature:
    TSAREVA, ELENA, Turkmen Carpets. The Hoffmeister Collection. Stuttgart 2011, no. 55

    • Lot2
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions167 x 135 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR1,464
    This antique Yomut tent door hanging displays a hatchlu cross design, with the vertical panel set low, and pekvesh flowers in the four segments of the red-brown field. The ornamentation of the double elem – large flowering trees in the black-ground lower panel and extremely rare tree forms in the upper panel – is particularly impressive. – Reduced all around, obvious signs of wear, three lost areas (backed with fabric).
    • Lot3
    • OriginCentral Asia, Uzbekistan
    • Dimensions273 x 143 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Result EUR854
    Composed of several panels, this flatweave from Uzbekistan is decorated with a colourful design of horizontal stripes containing reciprocal hooks and comb shapes. – Somewhat damaged sides, good overall condition.
    • Lot4
    • OriginCentral Asia, central Amu Darya valley
    • Dimensions119 x 47 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR732
    A bag face in torba format, its red field presenting “ornamental plate” type güls interspersed with amulet forms. The border is decorated with hooked designs. – Reduced upper finish, new overcasting along the sides, the kilim back is missing.
    • Lot5
    • OriginCentral Asia, central Amu Darya valley
    • Dimensions133 x 39 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR854
    An Ersari trapping displaying a lattice design of stars arranged in colour diagonals in the field. A narrow diamond border. – Somewhat reduced at the bottom, good overall condition.

    Literature:
    ELMBY, HANS, Antikke Turkmenske Tæpper II. Antique Turkmen Rugs Copenhagen 1994, no. 39

    • Lot6
    • OriginCentral Asia, central Amu Darya valley
    • Dimensions156 x 137 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR3,294
    The nearly square format of this rare Ersari door hanging indicates that it was destined for use in a tent, not for a house in the winter quarters like many other Ersari ensis, some of them considerably longer. – Good condition except for slight signs of wear, the original selvedges have been repaired in places.

    Literature:
    TSAREVA, ELENA, Turkmen Carpets. The Hoffmeister Collection. Stuttgart 2011, no. 113

    • Lot7
    • OriginSouth East Caucasus, Moghan region
    • Dimensions102 x 50 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR732
    A complete sumakh double bag by the Moghan Shahsavan, its faces decorated with white and dark blue diagonal stripes containing double ‘S’ motifs framed by a reciprocal trefoil border. The bag is from the well-known Käbisch Collection. – Signs of age and wear, damaged sides.

    Published:
    REINISCH, HELMUT, Satteltaschen. Graz 1985 (Dr. Gerhard Käbisch Collection), no. 21

    • Lot8
    • OriginCentral Anatolia
    • Dimensions130 x 105 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR488
    An authentic coarse prayer rug from the Konya region woven for home use. Amulet forms and stars adorn the red field of the mihrab; the triangular gable is crowned with an arrowhead; the upper section of the field is sea-green. The golden yellow border contains simply drawn rosettes. – Original selvedges, damage to both ends. Obvious signs of wear, low pile, the foundation is visible in several places.
    • Lot9
    • OriginNorth West Persia, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions124 x 89 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR488
    This small-format Sarab has a camel field covered in geometric, stylised floral shapes. A white-ground diamond medallion with long attached pendants has been placed at the centre of the field. – Low pile, newly overcast sides.
    • Lot10
    • OriginSouth West Anatolia
    • Dimensions142 x 105 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR549
    Hooked diamonds alternating with octagons decorated with blossoms are seen along the central axis, while the golden yellow main border shows a classic Milas design of diamonds and diagonal crosses composed of arrows drawn in beautiful colours. – Original sides and upper kilim finish, reduced at the bottom. Low pile, the foundation is visible in several places.