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Soumak Carpet

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1464
Sold for:
$923$750

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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, the light red field with an allover design of polychrome shield type palmettes with stylized rosettes of varying sizes, endless knot motifs, and animals, all within a wide chocolate brown zig zag patterned main border, small-scale "crab" variant and "running dog" minor borders, 8 ft. 7 in. x 5 ft. 10 in.

Provenance: From the estate of Grover Schiltz.
Estimate $600-800

crude repairs throughout, several holes


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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