09-28-2014 09-28-2014
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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2752B Boston
September 28, 2014 2:00PMCalender
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Armenian Kazak Rug

 
Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2752B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 28, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

Armenian Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century, four blue-green and medium blue totemic diamond-shaped medallions on a red field, with stylized birds, animals, latch-hooked diamonds, and eight-pointed stars, all within an ivory reciprocal quatrefoil variant main border, multiple sawtooth pattern minor borders, 7 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 4 in.

Literature: For an almost identical example of the center medallions please see Timbuktu To Tibet, Exotic Rugs & Textiles From New York Collectors, Jon Thompson, 2008, plate 80, p. 240.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

very minor edge curling at bottom left


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Keywords

Caucasus, Southwest Caucasus, Tibet, Jon Thompson