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"Lenkoran" Karabagh Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

"Lenkoran" Karabagh Rug, South Caucasus, late 19th century, two large, ivory, concentric two-pronged octagonal medallions on a royal blue field flanked by two red hooked rectangles and smaller geometric devices throughout, all within an ivory "dragon's head" main border, 8 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

both sides reselvaged, minor areas of repiling at the top and bottom


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, Transcaucasia

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