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Ghiordis Prayer Rug

Auction:
3004B
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Ghiordis Prayer Rug, Turkey, late 18th century, 5 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 4 in.

Provenance: A private New York City collection formed in the 1950s and 1960s.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Good condition, evenly low pile, areas of wear especially in border and bottom left corner, multiple lazy-lines, minor rewoven area middle left side, remnants of original kilim ends top and bottom.


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

Turkey, Carpet, Kneeling, Oriental rug, Prayer, Prayer rug, Salat, Textile arts, Visual arts

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