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Baluch Main Carpet and Small Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Baluch Main Carpet and Small Rug, Northeast Persia, late 19th century, the main carpet with a royal blue field displaying latch-hooked diamonds inset with eight-pointed stars and "S" motifs flanked by highly stylized serrated blossoms all in light red and brown with ivory highlights, all within a contiguous hooked hexagon-patterned main border, 6 ft. 11 in. x 4 ft. 5 in., the small rug with three hooked octagons flanked by stepped polygons on a royal blue field, all within a meandering "boat" variant border, 5 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

the main carpet with very minor areas of corrosion in the field, the small rug with selvage wear, patch at bottom left and scattered brown 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

Carpet, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Rug hooking, Turkish carpet

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