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Two Peking Rugs

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
144
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:

Two Peking Rugs, 19th century, one with an ivory circular center medallion inset with symbols of the zodiac calendar on an empty indigo field with a thin ivory border, 5 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft., and one with a dragon enclosed by various animals, scholar's objects, and clouds, all within a rosette-in-tile-patterned border, 5 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 11 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

both with very minor areas of corrosion


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

Dragon, Ivory, Zodiac, Zodiac: The Race Begins

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