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Soumak Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Soumak Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, the terra-cotta field with three and a half royal and light blue diamond-shaped medallions inset with ivory totemic devices flanked by medium-sized gold stepped diamonds and octagons, small-scale stylized rosettes, eight-pointed stars, latch-hooked diamonds, and endless knot motifs, all within a zigzag-patterned main border, "running dog" outer border, 6 ft. x 4 ft. 11 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

scattered areas of repiling and 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.

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Carpet, Rug hooking, Soumak rug

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