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Shirvan Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Shirvan Rug, Northeast Caucasus, early 20th century, the medium blue abrashed field with an allover design of "flame" palmettes flanked by highly stylized ram's horn devices, birds, and rosettes all within a "Kufic" tile-patterned main border, barber pole, ribbon, eight-pointed star and reciprocal quatrefoil minor borders, 6 ft. 1 in. x 4 ft. 4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

very minor areas of corrosion, selvage wear, minor fraying at 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, Kufic, Ornaments, Palmette, Quatrefoil, Ribbon, Shirvan

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