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Northwest Persian Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Northwest Persian Rug, late 19th century, the large polychrome blossoming "tree of life" inset with stylized birds of various sizes, flanked by two vases with flowering shrubs, all on a gold field and within a chocolate brown palmette, angular vine and serrated leaf main border, multiple floral meander minor borders, 6 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 1 in.

Literature: For a very similar example please see the cover of Hali, magazine, Issue 34, Vol. 9, No. 2.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

missing outer guardstripe at both ends


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, Ornaments, Palmette, Persian carpet, Shrub

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