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Pair of Melas Bagfaces

Auction:
3004B
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 3004B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 25, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Pair of Melas Bagfaces, Western Anatolia, c. 1890, with kilim ends, 17 in. x 19 in. and 16 in. x 19 in.
Estimate $150-250

Very good condition: very good pile, color, and wool quality; mounted side by side on very fine linen; bagface on left with two minor re-piled areas.


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

Melas Bagfaces, Islamic art, Kilim, MELAS syndrome, Tapestries

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