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Pictorial Baotou Rug and a Saddle Cover

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Pictorial Baotou Rug and a Saddle Cover, China, early 20th century, the navy rug with a medium blue mountain and sea variant landscape including a deer and crane below a large stylized tree, 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 3 in.; the saddle cover with two medium blue cloud medallions and fret spandrels, all within a small-scale "wan"-in-fret meander main border, pearl minor border, 1 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft.
Estimate $600-800

scattered areas of minor staining on the rug, minor repairs to the saddle cover


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

Baotou, China, Carpet, Fret, Islamic art, Islamic culture, Meander, Saddle

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