Christies, Oriental Rugs and Carpets 28 April

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Christie’s auction “Oriental Rugs and Carpets” 28 April 2005 includes 314 lots.
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LOT: 221
RUG NAME: Heriz
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 18,000 – 25,000 GBP
SOLD: 38,400 GBP
DESCRIPTION: A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
The ivory field with pastel-coloured angular leaf and palmette vine around a cusped pale pink lozenge medallion filled with angular vine surrounding a shaded sky-blue and sandy yellow floral centrepeice, a palmette pendant above and below, the cusped pastel-pink spandrels with bold linked serrated leaves, in a rose-pink turtle-palmette and angular flowering vine border between ivory angular leaf and hooked vine stripes, overall excellent condition 11ft.5in. x 9ft.4in. (348cm. x 283cm.)

 

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