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A BERGAMA RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, CIRCA 1850

Price Realized 5,975 ($8,664)

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000
($7,250 - $10,150)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6568
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
25 April 2002
London, King Street

Lot Description
A BERGAMA RUG
West Anatolia, circa 1850
The brick-red field scattered with minor flowerheads around a large central hooked square panel containing a rosette issuing angular vine, the paired octagonal hooked polychrome panels at each end containing a radiating flowerhead issuing hooked panels, in a shaded blue border of polychrome flowerheads together with linked arrowheads between rust vine meander, ivory flowerhead and X-meander and chequered stripes, kilim weave at each end, minor repairs
5ft.7in. x 5ft.2in. (170cm. x 157cm.)