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A BERGAMA RUG*
WEST ANATOLIA, CIRCA 1800

Price Realized $7,638
$6,000 - $8,000

Sale Information
Christies SALE 9344
FINE EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL CARPETS
19 April 2000
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Lot Description
A BERGAMA RUG*
West Anatolia, Circa 1800


Having a cobalt stepped medallion on the brick red field with angular vinery with Crivelli medallion star spandrels within a brick red scrolled rosette border
Approximately 6ft. 9in. x 6ft. (206cm. x 183cm.)

Pre-Lot Text
FINE EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
WEDNESDAY, 19 APRIL 2000
LOTS 1-222
Property of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Sold to Benefit Future Acquisitions

Lot Notes
The border of this lot is derived from a 17th century Lotto Oushak border element.