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SALE 6897 LOT 97
A BERGAMA RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized 8,365 ($14,781)

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000
($5,301 - $8,835)


Sale Information
Christies SALE 6897
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
29 April 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A BERGAMA RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
The rust-red field scattered with various polychrome flowerheads around an indigo lozenge medallion with a lemon-yellow lozenge centrepiece decorated with floral sprays, hanging pendants above and below, the sea-green spandrels containing similar flowerheads and hexagonal motifs, in a broad pale lemon-yellow flowerhead and floral spray border between scrolling S-motif and barber-pole stripes, a long kilim strip at each end, light overall wear, scattered small repairs, repaired selvages in parts on both sides
5ft.6in. x 4ft.1in. (168cm. x 124cm.)