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Double Shahsavan Soumak Bags

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Double Shahsavan Soumak Bags, Northwest Persia, second half 19th century, both bags with a highly stylized indigo and ivory hooked medallion in a red square, within an ivory main border inset with a contiguous rectangular bracket and hexagon pattern in blue/green, aubergine, salmon, red, and apple green, reciprocal hooked-patterned minor borders, one bag with an extra "dragon's head" border, medium blue and chocolate brown horizontal striped back, 4 ft. 6 in. x 1 ft. 9 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

several minor crude repairs, and small vertical separation in the middle of one bag


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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Eggplant, Indigo, Optical spectrum, Rainbow

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