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POPPMEIER COLLECTION

Saturday 10. March 2018 at 3 p.m.

83 Lots
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    • Lot22
    • OriginNorth West Anatolia, Balikesir region
    • Dimensions249 x 169 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR4,182
    This rare kilim woven by the Yüncü tribes has a graphic design arranged into six horizontal panels. They contain blue-black crosses decorated with parmakli devices that combine with the red ground to produce reciprocal shapes. – Original format preserved, several missing sections, mounted onto canvas.

    Literature:
    ESKENAZI 1984, Tf. 21 *** BALPINAR 1983, Abb. 14

    • Lot23
    • OriginCentral Anatolia, Cappadocia
    • Dimensions389 x 146 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Result EUR9,840
    Woven in a single piece, this white-ground double niche kilim displays a strikingly rare composition: the four large double niches enclosing a central lozenge are each divided by two substantially narrower double niches lacking interior designs, and the field terminates in a further narrow double niche at both ends. All the motifs are decorated with parmakli outlines and bear long hooks at their points. – Minor holes and damage to the sides, stains.

    Literature:
    VOK 1997, Nr. 22 = RIPPON BOSWELL, A 88, Lot 171 *** KOLL/STEINBOCK 2015, Nr. 20 *** COOTNER/MUSE 1990, Nr. 17

  • Aksaray Kilim Fragment

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    • Lot24
    • OriginCentral Anatolia, Cappadocia
    • Dimensions185 x 90 cm
    • AgePre 1800
    • Result EUR36,900
    Now world famous, this fragment of a saf kilim with a double niche design was first published by the Sailer Gallery in 1988. It is not only the spaciously conceived and delicately drawn design, but above all the intense and brilliant colours that make this kilim so special. – Major missing sections, mounted onto canvas.

    Literature:
    RAGETH 1999, Tf. 17 *** BATTILOSSI 1991, Nr. 1

    Published:
    GALERIE SAILER 1988, Nr. 38 *** BRÜGGEMANN 1993, Tf. 44 *** DIENES/REINISCH 2001, Nr. 138

  • Aksaray Kilim Fragment

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    • Lot25
    • OriginCentral Anatolia, Cappadocia
    • Dimensions191 x 88 cm
    • AgePre 1800
    • Result EUR5,658
    This section of a panel from a kilim originally woven in two parts displays a light red field and a wide orange-ground border, which has X-forms in different colour combinations aligned in a row. The field contains a design bar of small, open hexagons from which extend powerful, horizontal double hooks. The white surrounds of the hexagons merge with the equally white hooks, and both are drawn with striking striped outlines. A further kilim presenting this rare field design is in the McCoy Jones Collection. – Mounted onto canvas.

    Literature:
    COOTNER/MUSE 1990, Tf. 44

    • Lot26
    • OriginEast Anatolia, Malatya region
    • Dimensions310 x 141 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR2,214
    This two-panel kilim displays horizontal stripes – alternately wider and narrower bands – in dark brown, salmon, white, red-brown and green, separated by border stripes. The simply conceived design consists of hexagons in varying colours, each enclosing a diamond decorated with triangles. A reciprocal crenellated band provides the side finish, and each end shows an elem of abstract leaves. – Restored sides, several major rewoven areas.

    Literature:
    KOLL/STEINBOCK 2015, Tf. 85

    Published:
    PLOIER 1991, Nr. 36

    • Lot27
    • OriginNorth West Anatolia
    • Dimensions179 x 115 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR1,722
    Kilims displaying simple stripe design were woven for everyday use in many Anatolian regions. Judging by its palette, this example is probably from the Bergama region. The wider horizontal bands in red, white, green and blue are interspersed with colour blocks composed of narrow stripes. The design is enhanced by design bands brocaded in delicate undulating lines. – Slight signs of age and wear, good overall condition.

    Literature:
    TOMM 2005, Nr. 14 *** KOLL 2011, Tf. 76 *** MILLI REASÜRANS 2006, Tf. S. 53

    • Lot28
    • OriginNorth West Anatolia, Bursa Province
    • Dimensions273 x 165 cm
    • AgeCa. 1800
    • Result EUR3,936
    Woven in a single piece in a composition of horizontal stripes, this kilim belongs to a homogeneous group of examples whose provenance is given as the villages surrounding Keles, a small town south of Bursa, by Balpinar in "100 Kilims". Large double niches, each enclosing a light red, serrated central design, have been placed on the white ground of the four wide bands. The arches are decorated with closely spaced parmakli designs which combine with the lateral sections to produce reciprocal interlocked effects. Wide horizontal bands composed of monochrome stripes have been inserted between them as dividing designs. Among the comparative pieces cited, the kilim in the McCoy Jones Collection shows the greatest similarities to the Poppmeier piece. – Incomplete sides, several minor holes, mounted onto canvas.

    Literature:
    COOTNER/MUSE 1990, Tf. 14 *** FRAUENKNECHT 1982, Abb. 4 *** ESKENAZI/VALCARENGHI 1985, Nr. 27 *** PETSOPOULOS 1991, Nr. 4

    Published:
    PLOIER 1991, Nr. 74 *** DIENES/REINISCH 2001, Nr. 163

    • Lot29
    • OriginNorth West Anatolia
    • Dimensions339 x 161 cm
    • Age19th century
    • Result EUR13,530
    In this long single-panel kilim, a light red central diamond with serrated outlines has been placed in an undecorated dark blue field like an island surrounded by water. It is the only published example of its kind, possibly a one-off. The ground of the field is slightly abrashed in subtle shades tending to green, thus it does not appear like a monochrome surface. The narrow, lateral serrated borders are a characteristic feature of Balikesir kilims. – Several holes, mounted onto canvas.

    Published:
    BRÜGGEMANN 1993, Tf. 4 *** DIENES/REINISCH 2001, Nr. 157

    • Lot30
    • OriginSouth West Anatolia
    • Dimensions340 x 180 cm
    • AgeEarly 19th century
    • Result EUR3,321
    This large two-panel kilim from the Fethiye region displays an empty red field, side finishes composed of light blue points and elems containing loosely aligned stepped polygons. The kilim was probably used as an eating cloth during celebrations. Due to the aging process of the colour, the red field does not appear like a uniform surface, subtly changing in hue. In addition, one of the panels is woven in a somewhat darker shade of red. – Incomplete sides and ends, several missing sections. Mounted onto canvas.

    Published:
    PLOIER 1991, Nr. 2 *** DIENES/REINISCH 2001, Nr. 140

    • Lot31
    • OriginSouth West Anatolia, Fethiye region
    • Dimensions240 x 140 cm
    • AgeCa. 1800
    • Result EUR3,690
    This single-panel cover is brocaded in a design of red, blue and green diamonds arranged in colour diagonals on a plainwoven red foundation. The yellow outlines of the diamonds provide the ground colour of the field. The quality of the colours and the vibrant style of the composition, which uses motifs larger than those seen in later zilis, allow us to assign an early date. An almost identical example is in the Rabe Collection (RA 246). – Incomplete sides and end finishes, several missing sections, mounted onto canvas.

    Literature:
    HASSON 2007, Tf. S. 49 *** RAGETH 1990, Tf. 7

    Published:
    PLOIER 1991, Nr. 1 *** BRÜGGEMANN 1993, Tf. 90