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A KONYA PRAYER RUG
CENTRAL ANATOLIA, 18TH CENTURY

Price Realized 6,900 ($11,473)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6101
CARPETS
22 April 1999
London, King Street

LOT NOTES
Lot Description
A KONYA PRAYER RUG
CENTRAL ANATOLIA, 18TH CENTURY
The red field plain below the ivory triple panelled prayer arch with hooked angular trees issuing stylised leaves, scattered minor motifs below, in a golden yellow border of rosettes and angular flowering vine between brown polychrome continuous rosette stripes, areas of restoration in field and at one end
4ft.11in. x 3ft.2in. (150cm. x 96.5cm.)

Provenance
Christopher Alexander Collection, sold Sotheby's New York, 15 April 1993, lot 45.


Lot Notes
For two similar examples please see Hermann, E. Seltene Orienteppiche, Vol IV,Munich, pl.5. and Sotheby's New York, 18 May 1985, Lot 39. Another example that has the indentations on either side can be seen in a village rug from the McMullan Collection (McMullan, Joseph V.: Islamic Carpets, New York, 1965. plate 99).