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Soumak Carpet

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1461
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2743T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

Soumak Carpet, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, a vertical column of three flattened royal blue and apple green diamond-shaped medallions within a larger rust-colored medallion and gold spandrels, all with snowflake- type rosettes, zoomorphic animals, hooked diamonds, and other various polygons drawn throughout, ivory octagon and bracketed rectangle main border, "running dog" minor border, 9 ft. 5 in. x 7 ft.

Provenance: From the estate of Grover Schiltz.
Estimate $800-1,200

wear throughout, minor soiling, moth damage


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Caucasus, Northeast Caucasus

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