Sothebys “Carpets” 17th April in London

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Sothebys auction “Carpets” will be held in New Bond Street, London 17th of April. The auction includes 174 lots.
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LOT: 100
RUG NAME: Sarouk Fereghan
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 5,000 – 7,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 100 A SAROUK FEREGHAN CARPET, NORTH PERSIA, 5,000—7,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 403 by 319cm., 13ft. 3in. by 10ft. 6in. DESCRIPTION circa 1900 Condition Note: ends secured, reovercast sidecords, oxidised donkey brown

LOT: 114
RUG NAME: Ersari main carpet
AGE: Late 19th century
ESTIMATE: 4,000 – 5,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 114 AN ERSARI MAIN CARPET, SOUTH TURKESTAN, 4,000—5,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 337 by 240cm. (excl. kilim), 11ft. 1in. by 7ft. 11in. DESCRIPTION late 19th century banded kilim elems Condition Note: sidecords good, some slight differential oxidisation

LOT: 13
RUG NAME: Chinese rug
AGE: Late 19th century
ESTIMATE: 3,000 — 4,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 13 A CHINESE SILK AND METAL THREAD RUG, 3,000—4,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 250 by 154cm., 8ft. 3in. by 5ft. 1in. DESCRIPTION late 19th century Condition Note: original end finishes, vestiges of original fringe, original sidecords

LOT: 155
RUG NAME: Bakhtiari carpet
AGE: dated 1906
ESTIMATE: 12,000 – 15,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 155 A BAKTIARI CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA, 12,000—15,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 534 by 355cm., 17ft. 6in. by 11ft. 8in. DESCRIPTION dated AH 1324 (1906 AD) with an inscription panel reading: “farmayesh-e janab-e sayyid muhammad taqi farzand-e haji sayyid ibrahim fi-shahr-e shawwal sana 1324” (Commissioned by His Holiness Sayyid Muhammad Taqi son of Haji Sayyid Ibrahin in the month of Shawwal, the year 1324 (November-December 1906), together with an illegible couplet and beneath in negative, “farmayesh-e janab-e sayyid muhammad taqi fi salkh ramadan … Dehkurd (?) sana 1324 (?)” (Commissioned by His Excellency Sayyid Muhammad Taqi on the last day of Ramadan … Dehkurd (?) year 1324 (?) (17 November 1906). The patron has not been identified. Condition Note: ends secured, very good condition

LOT: 28
RUG NAME: Kashan kurk rug
AGE: Early 20th century
ESTIMATE: 2,500 – 4,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 28 VARIOUS PROPERTIES f – A KASHAN KURK RUG, CENTRAL PERSIA, 2,500—4,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 200 by 132cm., 6ft. 7in. by 4ft. 4in. DESCRIPTION early 20th century Condition Note: reovercast sides, plain surround reduced at ends, ends overlocked

LOT: 52
RUG NAME: Fereghan rug
AGE: ca. 1890
ESTIMATE: 2,500 – 4,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 52 A FEREGHAN RUG, NORTH PERSIA, 2,500—4,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 202 by 137cm., 6ft. 7in. by 4ft. 6in. DESCRIPTION circa 1890 Condition Note: sidecords rebound, striped edge to end guards and fringes restored

LOT: 66
RUG NAME: Karapinar carpet fragment
AGE: Late 16th century
ESTIMATE: 35,000 – 45,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 66 A KARAPINAR CARPET FRAGMENT, CENTRAL ANATOLIA, 35,000—45,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 218 by 144cm., 7ft. 2in. by 4ft. 9in. DESCRIPTION late 16th century Condition Note: small repairs

LOT: 93
RUG NAME: Joshagan
AGE: ca. 1930
ESTIMATE: 8,000 – 12,000 GBP
DESCRIPTION: LOT 93 A JOSHOGAN CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA, 8,000—12,000 GBP MEASUREMENTS approximately 531 by 370cm., 17ft. 5in. by 12ft. 5in. DESCRIPTION circa 1930 Condition Note: original side and end finishes


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