Bonhams & Butterfields, Fine oriental rugs and carpets

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Bonhams & Butterfields auction “Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets – The Abraham Moheban Collection, Part II” on 14 March 2006 includes 214 lots.
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LOT: 6011
RUG NAME: Heriz
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 500 – 700 USD
SOLD: 1,016 USD
DESCRIPTION: A Heriz Rug Northwest Persia, circa 1900 Size approximately 3ft x 4ft 3in Estimate: $500 – 700


LOT: 6029
RUG NAME: Shirvan
AGE: Early 19th century
ESTIMATE: 10,000 – 12,000 USD
SOLD: 10,158 USD
DESCRIPTION: A Shirvan Rug Caucasian, Early 19th century Caucasian rugs such as this are rare with a very similar example to this lot detailed with human figures, flocks of exotic animals and birds, and border design, being that from the book of Herrmann, Eberhart, Von Uschak Bis Yarkland: Caucasian Carpets, 1979, p. 73 Plate 38. Size approximately 4ft 8in x 5ft 9in


LOT: 6059
RUG NAME: Sultanabad
AGE: Last quarter 19th century
ESTIMATE: 13,000 – 15,000 USD
SOLD: 15,535 USD
DESCRIPTION: A Sultanabad Carpet Central Persia, last quarter 19th century Size approximately 10ft 4in x 13ft 7in


LOT: 6071
RUG NAME: Amritsar
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 45,000 – 50,000 USD
SOLD: 53,775 USD
DESCRIPTION: An Amritsar Carpet India, circa 1900 Size approximately 14ft x 16ft 4in


LOT: 6088
RUG NAME: Serapi
AGE: ca. 1880
ESTIMATE: 6,500 – 8,500 USD
SOLD: 7,170 USD
DESCRIPTION: A Serapi Carpet Northwest Persia, circa 1880 Size approximately 8ft 8in x 11ft 1in Estimate: $6,500 – 8,500


LOT: 6106
RUG NAME: Star Kazak
AGE: ca. 1880
ESTIMATE: 17,000 – 19,000 USD
SOLD: 17,925 USD
DESCRIPTION: A Star Kazak Rug Caucasian, circa 1880 Size approximately 5ft 6in x 6ft 3in Estimate: $17,000 – 19,000


LOT: 6141
RUG NAME: Serapi
AGE: ca. 1880
ESTIMATE: 10,000 – 12,000 USD
SOLD: 10,755 USD
DESCRIPTION: A Serapi Carpet Northwest Persia, circa 1880 Size approximately 9ft 7in x 13ft 3in Estimate: $10,000 – 12,000



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