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Beshir Main Carpet

Auction:
2743T
Lot:
1487
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Beshir Main Carpet, West Turkestan, late 19th century, the vivid red field with an allover highly stylized and geometric herati design in brown, ivory, blue-green, and gold, the main border comprised of boldly drawn palmettes, multiple stepped triangle minor borders, 19 ft. x 10 ft.

Literature: For a variation on the main border design please see Turkoman Tribal Rugs, Werner Loges, 1980, plate 86, p. 146.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

several crude repairs, crease wear, small areas of residue, reovercast


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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