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Shirvan "Karagashli" Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Shirvan "Karagashli" Rug, East Caucasus, late 19th century, the midnight blue field with three stepped and concentric latch-hooked diamonds flanked by two large "flame" palmettes and other smaller geometric devices, all within a cream-colored "dragon's tooth" main border, light blue stylized rosette minor border, 9 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 9 in.
Estimate $500-700

both sides reovercast, minor areas of repiling, minor areas of 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, Dragon, Human tooth, Ornaments, Palmette, Rug hooking

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