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Melas Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Melas Rug, Southwest Anatolia, c. 1850, the field comprised of alternating red and ivory vertical bands inset with a highly stylized meandering vine and serrated leaf design, flanked by narrower bands inset with zoomorphic palmettes, all within a double flowerhead in tile-patterned border, 5 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

very minor scattered areas of corrosion, minor reweave at upper left


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, Flowerhead, INSET, Ornaments, Palmette

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