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Shahsavan Soumak "Turtle" Bagface

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
162
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:

Shahsavan Soumak "Turtle" Bagface, Northwest Persia, 19th century, featuring a classic ivory "bug" medallion on a medium blue field, flanked by salmon and light green octagons in each corner, remnants of original end finishes, with an overall fine weave, 1 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. 8 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see: From the Bosporus to Samarkand, Anthony N. Landreau and W. R . Pickering, 1969, cover illustration.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

scattered splitting and soiling


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

Anthony N. Landreau, W. R . Pickering, Octagon, Pickering, Samarkand, Samarkand Oblast, Tur

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