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Kazak Prayer Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Kazak Prayer Rug, Southwest Caucasus, dated 1912, the royal blue field with two large highly stylized rosettes enclosed by several smaller blossoms and "boteh" below a red ribbon-patterned mihrab, all within an ivory eight-pointed rosette main border, reciprocal quatrefoil outer border, 7 ft. x 4 ft. 4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

minor areas of corrosion and crease wear


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 architecture, Kneeling, Mihrab, Prayer, Prayer rug, Ribbon, Rosette, Salat

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