Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets

Category: Auctions

The auction will take place 6 December 2007 in Copenhagen, and includes 122 rugs and textiles.
Selection from the preview.
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1852 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2189
RUG NAME: Heriz
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 4,050 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: Antique Heriz rug, Persia. Rare small size Heriz rug with design of flowers and foliage on red field. Ca. 1900. 143 x 140 cm. Est. € 4.050.-

1814 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2190
RUG NAME: Beshir carpet
AGE: late 19th century
ESTIMATE: 2,000 – 2,700 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: A late 19th century Beshir carpet, Turkmenia. 316 x 164 cm

1856 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2193
RUG NAME: Kirman Raver
AGE: 19th century
ESTIMATE: 33,500 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: Antique Kirman Ravar, Persia. “Leaders of the world”. A fine and rare historical rug showing a gallery of 54 important prominent characters during time, Moses, Mohammed, Confeesius, Julius Ceasar, Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Chingis Khan, emperor Constantine, Harun al- Rashid, King Edward, King Richard, Louis XVI, Christopher Columbus, Frederik V, King Henry, Peter the Great, Napoleon and frederik II ect. Inscription(top): Greating to all celebrities and Mohammed. Main border with all the names of the characters in the mainfield. C. 900.000 kpsqm. 19th century. 236 x 152 cm.

1844 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2204
RUG NAME: Tehran rug
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 27,000 – 33,500 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: Antique full-silk Teheran rug, Persia. The highly decorative Gerus arabesque forked-leaf scrolling vine design stands out against the dark blue field, the simple border ornamentation of leaves and palmettes on yellow ground gives a great contrast to the centre field and provides a dignified framework. A rare example with a magnificiant composition of exceptional quality makes the piece the ultimative collectors choice. C. 1900. 195 x 125 cm.

1854 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2205
RUG NAME: Akstafa prayer rug
AGE: 19th century
ESTIMATE: 5,350 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: Antique Akstafa prayer rug, Caucasus. App. 81 x 181 cm. 19th century. Est. € 5,350

1855 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2206
RUG NAME: Kirman
AGE: early 20th century
ESTIMATE: 17,000 – 20,000 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: Antique signed Kirman, Persia. Classical design of tree of life. C. 1,1 knots pr. sqm. Early 20th century. 295 x 165 cm.

1857 - Bruun Rasmussen International Auction incl. Carpets
LOT: 2263
RUG NAME: Silk Kerman rug
AGE: dated 1908
ESTIMATE: 40,500 – 53,500 EUR
SOLD:
DESCRIPTION: Antique full-silk Kerman rug, Persia. A unique masterpiece with an impressive depiction of fruit-trees and a wide variety of creatures from the animal kingdom on ivory field, surrounded by an unusual main border of animals and signed portraits showing male figures of different nationalities (Roman, European, Persian, American, Turkish, Australian, Indian, Chinese, Arabian). Foundation of saffron-coloured silk warp. Approx. 700.000 kn. pr. sqm. Signed (Lower end): By order of Behjat-Al-Mulk, designed by Farsanate- Shirazi, Made by Abulqasem, Kerman. Signed (Upper end): Made by Abulqasem Kerman 1326. Dated 1326/1908. 270 x 164 cm. Provenance: Danish private collection. Partial worned fringes otherwise perfect condition. Related examples: Sotheby´s, London. April 2007, Lot 16. Christie´s , London. October 2003, Lot 99. And a third ex. at the Tehran Carpet Museum, Iran. (Hali 1/1, 1978 pl. IV)



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