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Bidjar Gallery Carpet

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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

Description:

Bidjar Gallery Carpet, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, the midnight blue field with an allover large-scale design of staggered polychrome cruciform medallions inset with palmettes and issuing ivory vines with small rosettes and curled and serrated leaves, all within a highly stylized ivory angular vine and blossom-patterned main border, multiple floral meander minor borders, 16 ft. x 7 ft.
Estimate $3,000-3,500

very minor area of staining at bottom center


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

Carpet, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Ivory, Palmette, Vines

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