The Afshars are a Turkic speaking tribe located in Iran near Kerman. Both nomadic people and settled in villages. Afshar rugs are squariesh with geometrical design. This photo-gallery includes selected examples af Afshar rugs.
Afshar Rug, Kerman Province, South Persia, Last Quarter 19th Century. Exhibitor Brian McDonald Lot 81. Antique Afshar Rug, Persia: 3’11” x 5’4”. Estimate $300 – $500 Early Afshar rug, vase design. Exhibitor Michael Craycraft Afshar rug, 1st half, 19th century. Exhibitor Michael Craycraft Afshar rug 1885. Exhibitor Ron Hort Lot 431 Afshar boteh rug, south east Persia, early 20th century 6ft. 1in. x 4ft. 6in. 1.86m. x 1.37m. Estimate £1,000-1,500 Kirman Afshar rug, Persia. Early 20th century. 181 x 121. Est Dkr. 40.000.- LOT 186, AN AFSHAR RUG, SOUTH EAST PERSIA approximately 172 by 137cm; 5ft. 7in., 4ft. 6in. late 19th century. Estimate 2,000 — 4,000 Lot 282, an Afshar Rug, South Persia, late 19th century, 6 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 10 in. Estimate $700-900 Lot 737. AFSHAR RUG, Persia, ca. 1920; 6 ft. x 4 ft. 1 in. Estimate $500-700 Lot 60. Afshar rug, South Persia, Kerman region. 289 x 199 cm. Late 19th century. Estimate 4,700.00 An unusual antique Afshar rug exhibited by Seneh Carpets Lot 2112. Afshar sumac rug, Kerman, south west Persia, about 1920-30s, 6ft. 11in. x 5ft. 1in. 2.11m. x 1.55m. Estimate: £500-700 Lot 529, a Afshar rug, Persia, circa 1915; 5 feet 1 inch x 4 feet 1 inch. Estimate $500-700 Lot 887. An Afshar rug 19th century 260 x 156 cm Lot 8299. An Afshar rug size approximately 4ft. x 5ft. 8in. Estimate: US$400 – 600 Lot 99, an Afshar rug from the late 19th century. Estimate 1.800 Euro.
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