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Qashqai Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Qashqai Rug, Southwest Persia, late 19th century, three large ivory and red contiguous diamonds inset with highly stylized hooked palmettes all on a navy field enclosed by polychrome endless knots, birds, octagons, serrated leaves, and latch-hooked diamonds, all within a navy rosette and angular vine main border, floral meander and "running dog" variant minor borders, 6 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 11 in.
Estimate $600-800

missing outer guardstripe at the top, minor gouge at left side


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, Palmette, Qashqai, Rug hooking

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