Major Autumn Auction

Saturday 05. December 2020 at 3 p.m.

162 Lots
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0.903 GBP1 Euro
1.216 USD1 Euro
    • Lot228
    • OriginWest Persia, Arak region
    • Dimensions343 x 161 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR1,250
    This Mahal is coarsely knotted on a cotton foundation. The grey-blue field is filled with a repeat of large, two-dimensional palmettes, rosettes, sickle leaves and floral stems. – Obvious signs of age and wear, the foundation is visible in several places. The overcasting along the sides and flatwoven end finishes are original.
  • Kordi Bag Face

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    • Lot231
    • OriginNorth East Persia, Khorasan
    • Dimensions99 x 93 cm
    • AgeEarly 20th century
    • Result EUR625
    The face of a double bag by the Khorasan Kurds, coarsely woven in the sumakh technique. The horizontal stripe design comprises hooked diamonds in three different sizes, shapes and colours. Most of the surviving khorjins made by the Khorasan Kurds are considerably smaller. The very large double bag to which this face originally belonged was probably a saddle bag used to carry goods on camels. – Both sides slightly reduced, otherwise well preserved.

    STANZER, WILFRIED, Kordi. Leben. Knüpfen. Weben der Kurden Khorasans. Kollektion Adil Besim. Vienna 1988, pl. p. 177

    • Lot233
    • OriginEast Caucasus
    • Dimensions172 x 106 cm
    • AgeCa. 1900
    • Result EUR1,750
    This red-ground Shirvan presents a Konagkend design of three wide, dark brown rectangles, each with a central white octagon, which are linked by a central bar in the vertical direction. – Repiled upper finish, small inserted areas in the field. Signs of age and wear, original selvedges.

    ENGELHARDT, EVA, Teppiche - Die Bilder des Orients. Heidelberg 1977, no. 156

  • Shulaver Kazak

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    • Lot235
    • OriginSouth West Caucasus, Kazak region
    • Dimensions277 x 105 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR938
    Good condition, original end and side finishes, moth damage at the upper end.

    TEPPICH-ENGELHARDT (publ.), Perlen unter den Teppichen des Orients. Mannheim 1976, no. 640

    • Lot236
    • OriginSouth Caucasus, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions292 x 157 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR2,500
    Colourful botehs arranged in offset rows form a dense repeat in the dark brown field. The three-band border displays floral motifs. – One large inserted section at the top left, otherwise well preserved, original selvedges.
    • Lot238
    • OriginSouth West Caucasus
    • Dimensions343 x 144 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR3,500
    Five large diamonds aligned on the central axis of the dark blue field each enclose a smaller diamond surrounded by abstract animals. The wide, white main border comprises star-shaped blossoms attached to four diagonal stems ending in a flower. – Slight signs of age and wear, the original selvedges are preserved but partially repaired.
    • Lot239
    • OriginEast Caucasus
    • Dimensions145 x 116 cm
    • AgeSecond half 19th century
    • Result EUR2,500
    This small-format Kuba displays a very rare repeat of white, red and blue star-shaped blossoms, arranged into steep colour diagonals on the green ground of the field. The white main border shows a leaf and calyx vine. – Good condition, the original finishes survive all around.
    • Lot240
    • OriginSouth Caucasus
    • Dimensions204 x 135 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR1,875
    A hexagonal lattice design drawn on a white ground encloses large eight-pointed stars. – Slightly reduced at both ends, the original selvedges have been partially replaced. Slight signs of age and wear. Good overall condition.

    RIPPON BOSWELL, A 89, 28/05/2016, lot 171

    • Lot241
    • OriginSouth Caucasus, Azerbaijan
    • Dimensions237 x 118 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR3,250
    In this brown-ground Karabagh, a repeat of large diamonds is aligned on the central axis, with pairs of shield forms offset against them. Brilliant colours, a narrow, green main border of stars. – The corroded brown ground of the field has been partially repiled in most places, several inserted sections. New overcasting along the sides. Original upper finish, minimally reduced at the bottom.
  • Shirvan Prayer Rug

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    • Lot242
    • OriginEast Caucasus
    • Dimensions130 x 125 cm
    • AgeLate 19th century
    • Result EUR2,125
    This white-ground Shirvan prayer rug with a diamond lattice design and an angular arch is striking on account of its almost square dimensions. – Signs of age and wear, uniformly low pile. Cut sides, replaced selvedges, both ends slightly reduced.

    ENGELHARDT, TEPPICH- (publ.), Perlen unter den Teppichen des Orients. Mannheim 1976, no. 645