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ANTIQUE BAKU AFSHAN RUGS AND CARPETS


ANTIQUE EASTERN AZERBAIJANI  AFSHAN RUGS WITH "BARBER POLE" BORDER TYPE

 


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Sotheby's Baku or Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, 5 ft. x 4 ft. 2 in

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Antique Baku rug, possibly woven by Daghli ethnic group, Afshan design, second half 19th century, 148 x 120 cm (4' 10" x 3' 11")

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Antique Caucasian Afshan rug, end of 19th century, Baku or Khyzy Region

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Skinner's Caucasian Afshan rug. Azerbaijan, Baku region, possibly Khila village. second half 19th century. 130 x 390 cm

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Nagel Auktionen "Rugs & Carpets" Sale 39T, November 5th 2002, Lot 131, Title A Kuba-Shirvan-rug, CAUCASUS, late 19ct.

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Baku Afshan rug,
Size: 4'3" x 7'4". Age: 1880 circa.

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Baku Khila Afshan rug, East Caucasus, Azerbaijan, second half 19th century, 13 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 8 in.
Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2389 - Lot 80


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Antique Kuba or Baku rug with Afshan Gul motif, second half 19th century, Azerbaijan. An indigo field with the famous Afshan pattern having pairs of serrated split palmettes arranged to form a quartered..

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Khila Afshan runner, 470 x 125 cm, late 19th century, Baku Region, Azerbaijan.

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Antique Baku Khila Afshan runner, Khila village, Baku Region, Azerbaijan. 4st quarter 19th century.
570 x 125 cm (Approx. 18ft 8in x 4ft 1in) 

 

 

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN EASTERN AZERBAIJANI AFSHAN RUGS WITH KUFESQUE BORDER

 

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Antique Kuba or Baku rug. Afshan design. Late 19th or early 20th century, 150 x 190 cm, Bonhams & Butterfields
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets, 25 July, 2006

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Rare antique Afshan rug, Baku or Khyzy Region, end of 19th century,
6.9 x 3.11 ft (206x118 cm)

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Antique Afshan rug, Baku, mid 19th century, 154cm x 260cm / 5'1" x 8'6"

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Kuba or Baku carpet with floral decoration. Enza Milanesi: "The Carpet". Northeastern Caucasus, Azerbaijan. 19th century. Venice, Rascid Rahaim Collection

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In Murray L Eiland Jr. & Murray Eiland III's "Oriental Rugs A Complete Guide" plate no: 257, this rug appears as a late eighteenth or early nineteenth century rug. 5'3" x 12'6" (160 x 381 cm)


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Antique Baku or Kuba long rug, first half 19th century, Eastern Azerbaijan. Powerhouse Museum, Australia

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Antique Baku or Kuba rug with Afshan gul motif, late 18th / early 19th century, Azerbaijan.

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Sotheby's Kuba or Baku long rug, 1900's, Azerbaijan. Sold for $ 18 000

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Early Kuba or Baku Afshan/Kharshang design rug. First quarter of the nineteenth century or earlier. Murray L Eiland Jr. & Murray Eiland, "OrientalRugs A Complete Guide" plate no: 256

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Caucasian Kuba Blossom Carpet, 5.2 X 12 ft., mid 19th century

 


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Antique Azerbaijan rug with Afshan / Harshang design, early 19th century, Baku or Kuba, 147 x 335cm

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Kuba or Baku Long Rug, Azerbaijan, mid-19th century, 12 ft. 4 in. x 5 ft. 3 in.
Lot 40: Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2389 - Lot 40
 

 

VARIOUS ANTIQUE EASTERN AZERBAIJANI  RUGS WITH AFSHAN MOTIVES

 

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Baku Khila-Afshan long rug, Baku region, Azerbaijan, East Caucasus, mid 19th century, 11 ft .4 in. x 5 ft. 3.45m. x 1.52m. Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury Salerooms Ltd.  Carpets & Rugs Sale on Tuesday 9th October 2001

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Caucasian Afshan rug, 19th century, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. 180 x 352 cm

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A late 18th / early 19th Baku Harshang long rug, ca. 1800, RIPPON BOSWELL & CO. GROSSE, Rare & antique Carpets, Flat-weaves, Textiles  Auction 59 16th November 2002

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Late 18th / early 19th century Caucasian Afshan long rug, 9'0'" x 18'4". Baku Region. Azerbaijan. Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York

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Antique Baku or Kuba rug, late 19th century, Eastern Azerbaijan. 5. ft 05 in x 5. ft 11 in (1.65 m x 1.80 m). Nazmiyal Collection

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Lot 22. Schirwan. 19. Jh. 126 x 97cm. Gabelranken und große Blüten auf hellem Grund.
Rugs and Carpets. Textiles and Tapestries. Van Ham Kunstauktionen 11.02.2005

 


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Antique Kuba or Baku rug with Afshan / Saj-ayaghy design. 3 foot 2 inches by 4 foot 2 inch.
Karagashli Kuba Rug, Kuba. 19th Century.

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Antique Kuba or Baku Afshan rug, 19th century, Azerbaijan, 115 x 144 cm, Finarte Casa D'aste "Tappeti Antichi", 2005

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Safavid Period carpet, 18th century, Eastern Azerbaijan.

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Early Caucasian 'Afshan' carpet fragment, 18th century. 316 by 106cm., 10ft. 5in. by 3ft. 6in.
Sotheby's FINE RUGS & CARPETS INCLUDING ISLAMIC TEXTILES

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Caucasian Afshan rug, mid 19th century, Baku. Azerbaijan

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Rippon Boswell Baku Afshan long rug, late 19th century, Azerbaijan.
 

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Antique Baku or Darband rug, 1313 A.H. dated (islamic lunar calendar) = 1896 AD, Azerbaijan


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Early Caucasian Baku blossom rug, late 18th century. Azerbaijan. Baku Region.

 


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Antique Kuba or Baku rug, early 20th century, Azerbaijan, 10'5" x 5'

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Antique Baku Khila Afshan rug, late 19th century. The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art.

 


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Antique Caucasian rug with Afshan motives, mid 19th century, North East or Eastern Azerbaijan.

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An 18th century Kuba or Baku Blossom rug with Afshan gul motives, Azerbaijan.


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Antique Baku Khila Afshan rug, Khila village, Baku Region, Azerbaijan. 19th century. 396 x 195 cm (13'0" x 6'5")


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AN AZERBAIJAN LONG RUG, SOUTH CAUCASUS, LOT 90, early to mid-19th century, Sotheby's Sale: N07852 |  Location: New York

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Early Azerbaijan long rug with harshang design, 18th Century, Sotheby's Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets / NewYork Tuesday 3 Jun, 89

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Early Caucasian fragmentary rug with "Afshan" repeat pattern, late 18th c., (Kuba or Baku) Azerbaijan. C. Ellis attributes it to Karabagh. Textile Museum 1970.14.1. Size: 249 x 371 cm (8'2" x 12'2"). Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 28