Major Spring Auction

Saturday 25. May 2013 at 3 p.m.

108 Lots
Exchange rate
0.855 GBP1 Euro
1.293 USD1 Euro
  • Qashqa’i Khorjin

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    • Lot233
    • OriginSouth West Persia, Fars
    • Dimensions235 x 63 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Result EUR2,196
    A high-quality, complete double bag by the Qashqa’i nomads, finely woven from soft, velvety pile wool. The plain red kilim backs are framed by a blue serrated band. The closure bands have been woven with care. – Very good condition, the seams along the sides have been undone.
  • Yomut Asmalyk

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    • Lot239
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions81 x 122 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR2,074
    A colourful asmalyk showing five rows of “Yomut pines”, a white syrga main border and “running dog” secondary borders. – Slight damage to the sides and signs of wear, otherwise well preserved.

    BAUSBACK, PETER, Antike Teppiche. Sammlung Franz Bausback 1987/88. Mannheim 1987, pl. p. 206

  • Yomut Asmalyk

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    • Lot244
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions67 x 108 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR1,159
    This white-ground Yomut asmalyk displays a hexagonal lattice design of serrated diagonal leaves enclosing serrated ashik diamonds. In the petrol main border, small ashik forms alternate with arrowheads. Both sides and the lower end are still decorated with the original multi-coloured tufts of wool. – One area of moth damage, three small holes, otherwise in good condition.
  • Tekke Torba

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    • Lot245
    • OriginCentral Asia, West Turkestan
    • Dimensions41 x 103 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Result EUR3,172
    In the brown-red field, six large chuval güls are interspersed with delicate chemche designs and small tertiary forms. The border presents kochak hooks. Due to the extremely fine weave, the drawing of the designs is very precise; use of first-rate colours. – The original kilim edge has survived at the top and bottom, both sides are damaged. Slight signs of wear.
  • Monastir Kilim

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    • Lot247
    • OriginWest Anatolia
    • Dimensions220 x 130 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR1,525
    The field of this coarsely-woven, single-panel kilim is decorated with a repeat of nested, interlocked serrated diamonds in the distinctive palette of the provenance. As is typical of Monastir weavings, the kilim has been produced without any lateral borders. Only the ends are finished with borders. – Good condition.

    HULL, ALASTAIR & LUCZYC-WYHOWSKA, JOSE, Kilim. The Complete Guide. London 1993, no. 253

  • Gaziantep Kilim

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    • Lot248
    • OriginSouth East Anatolia
    • Dimensions417 x 151 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR1,830
    This large, two-panel kilim from the Gaziantep region displays a repeat of stepped serrated diamonds, each crowned with a stepped polygon at both ends, arranged in rows of three and interspersed with hooked diamonds. The palette (dark and mid blue, aubergine, ochre, violet-red and olive) is typical of this kilim group, as is the white cotton ground of the field. – On one side the edge has been folded back and sewn to the reverse to hide damaged sections. Slight signs of wear, small holes.

    BRÜGGEMANN, WERNER, Yayla. Form und Farbe in türkischer Textilkunst. Frankfurt 1993, pl. 67

    • Lot250
    • OriginSouth West Caucasus
    • Dimensions252 x 150 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Result EUR2,440
    A blue-ground Kazak with a Karachov double-niche design and a white-ground main border of stepped polygons in diverse colours. – Original sides and upper finish, somewhat reduced at the bottom. Slight signs of wear in the pile.

    TABIBNIA, MOSHE, Kazak del XIX Seculo. Book on the exhibition. Milan 1995, pl. VI

    • Lot254
    • OriginCentral Asia, central Amu Darya valley
    • Dimensions140 x 104 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR1,342
    A small Ersari presenting eight octagonal gülli güls on a brown-red field, interspersed with hooked diamonds. Dark colours of a deep brilliance, a comparatively fine weave on a warp of goat’s hair, a flatwoven finish of diagonal stripes at the upper end. Ersaris of this specific group used to be described as Kerky.- Minimally reduced at the bottom, otherwise well preserved.