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Lot 26: A Bergama rug, West Anatolia, circa 1860, 5 ft 2 in x 5 ft 2 in (158 x 158 cm) lacking outer guards

1,500 - 2,000
2,000 - 2,700

Bonhams

AUCTION 18796: ORIENTAL AND EUROPEAN CARPETS AND RUGS
6 Apr 2011 10:30 BST

A Bergama rug,
West Anatolia, circa 1860,
5 ft 2 in x 5 ft 2 in (158 x 158 cm) lacking outer guards

FOOTNOTES
The design of the rug has been influenced by Holbein pattern rugs. For similar examples see: Christies, 14th February 1996, The Bernheimer Family Collection of Carpets, lot 106. Nagels, 4th November 2003, lot 114.