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Yomud Seven-sided Asmalyk

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Yomud Seven-sided Asmalyk, West Turkestan, mid-19th century, inset with staggered "ashik" guls in blue/green, ivory, red, and brown, within a small-scale ivory "ashik" gul border, "soldat"-patterned minor borders, ivory elem with blue/green and red highly stylized leaf and "soldat" pattern, 2 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

both sides reselvaged


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

Ashik, Azerbaijani music, Central Asian music, Gul, Ivory, National symbols of Turkmenistan, Poets, Turkish music

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