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Melas Prayer Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Melas Prayer Rug, Southwest Anatolia, early 19th century, the red mihrab inset with several checkered squares and stylized rosettes on an ivory field with polychrome stylized flowerheads, all within a gold main border displaying aubergine, light blue, red, apple green, and ivory stylized angular vines and rosettes, multiple floral meander minor borders, 4 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 5 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

corner gouges, selvage wear, areas of brown oxidation


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.

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