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Ghiordes Prayer Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
149
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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Ghiordes Prayer Rug, West Anatolia, late 18th century, the ivory field inset with two light blue columns terminating with red palmettes below a royal blue mihrab with blossoming vines and a panel of rosettes and stylized pomegranates, all within a light red and chocolate brown contiguous six-pointed diamond in palmette-patterned main border, multiple highly stylized floral meander minor borders, 5 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

very minor areas of brown corrosion, scattered areas of repiling


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, Palmette, Prayer rug

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