Christie’s sale Fine Oriental Carpets 12. June 2002, 10:30 AM, 85 Old Brompton Road , London. According to Christie’s the summer sale of antique carpets provides numerous exquisite carpets in various shapes, sizes and patterns. There are 70 lots and estimates range from £600-9,000.
Lot 1 – A long rug, South Caucasus. Size 274 x 127 cm. Estimate 700 – 1,000 British pounds. ©Christie’s Images LTD.2001 Karabagh
Lot 22 – A carpet, North-West Persia. The shaded rust field with angular palmette and leafy vine around stepped indigo medallion with hooked palmette pendants containing palmette cartouches enclosing dusty-pink radiating floral centrepiece, ivory spandrels similar, in broad shaded indigo border of bold polychrome turtle-palmettes and angular floral vine between shaded brick-red floral meander stripes, very slight (secured) loss at each end, slight wear. Heriz
An unusual fine , North West Persia. The field with three columns of linked shaded rust, ivory and light blue octagons, each containing polychrome Kurdish rug divided by checkered and hooked lozenges, in rust-red border of stellar flower head octagons and barber-pole bars between angular vine, running-dog and barber-pole stripes, good condition. Memling gul Find antique rugs in Vendors gallery
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