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Silk Heriz Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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

Description:

Silk Heriz Rug, Northwest Persia, c. 1880, the ivory center medallion with large palmette pendants issuing arabesques on a rust-colored field with an allover finely drawn floral pattern, all within a sweeping vine and rosette main border, 6 ft. x 4 ft. 5 in.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

missing approximately a quarter inch from both ends, minor areas of low pile towards the center of the field


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

Arabesque, Carpet, Heriz rug, Iranian culture, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Ornaments, Palmette

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