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"Star" Kazak Rug

Auction:
2752B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$35,670$29,000

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

Description:

"Star" Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, third quarter 19th century, the interlocking repeat design of boldly drawn stars and octagons with diagonally positioned polygons in shades of indigo, red, aubergine, and blue-green on an ivory field, within a yellow large-scale "crab" variant main border, several reciprocal sawtooth minor borders, 7 ft. 7 in. x 5 ft.

Literature: For more information on Star Kazaks and specific groups please see: Hali magazine, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1980, P. 17-26.
Estimate $30,000-35,000

minor areas of brown oxidation, several very small areas with running stitch over the foundation, selvage wear


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.

Keywords

Star, Caucasus, Southwest Caucasus

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