Major Spring Auktion

Saturday 25. May 2019 at 3 p.m.

166 Lots
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    • Lot247
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions103 x 72 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR953
    Although it lacks an arch, this small Baluch with a tree design on a camel field served as a prayer rug. The two kilim finishes preserved at both ends differ in design. – Signs of age and wear, low pile, damaged sides.
    • Lot249
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions190 x 100 cm
    • AgeDated 1314 AH = 1897 AD
    • Result EUR861
    A dated Salar Khani Baluch with a diamond lattice design of serrated leaves on a midnight blue ground. The compartments are filled with rosettes and star-shaped blossoms. The border consists of three bands of equal width. A fine weave, velvety and lustrous wool. – Very good condition.
  • Kagizman Rug Fragment

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    • Lot250
    • OriginNorth East Anatolia, Kars Province
    • Dimensions119 x 127 cm
    • AgeFirst half 19th century
    • Result EUR738
    A fragment of a red-ground Kurdish rug from the Kagizman group featuring octagons and hooked diamonds. – Mounted onto canvas. Moth damage, partially corroded colours.
  • Sheath for a Musical Instrument

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    • Lot251
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Gurgan region
    • Dimensions91 x 35 cm
    • AgeFirst half 20th century
    • Result EUR584
    This knotted sheath for a Yomut Turkmen musical instrument is a weaving by the Jafarbay tribe of North Persia. It has been consigned by a member of the tribe whose family has owned it for a long time. Called "dutar bash", the instrument is a two-string lute with a round body and a long neck. – Very good condition.
    • Lot252
    • OriginEast Anatolia, Sivas Province
    • Dimensions167 x 128 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR615
    Obvious signs of age and wear, damaged areas, the pile is completely worn away in places. Damaged sides, the lower right corner is missing.
    • Lot253
    • OriginSouth East Caucasus, Moghan region
    • Dimensions278 x 145 cm
    • AgeMid 19th century
    • Result EUR3,321
    A Moghan Shahsavan kilim, unusually fine in weave and with a horizontal stripe design in brilliant colours. – Very good condition.