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ANTIQUE KUBA "PALMETTE AND CURLED LEAF" MOTIF RUGS AND CARPETS (SO CALLED "KUBA BIDJOV" RUGS), AZERBAIJAN

 


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An outstanding Kuba long rug, early 19th century, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan. Douglass collection. 3'0" x 6'9"


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Early Kuba rug, perhaps mid-19th century or earlier, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan. Christie's Sale 4948. European furniture, works of arts, tapestries and carpets. 28 March 2006, London, South Kensington. 309cm. x 104cm.(10ft.2in. x 3ft.5in.)


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1310 AH (1894 AD) dated Kuba prayer rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, possibly Dagh Biliji or Lajadi village, North East Azerbaijan, 154 x 123 cm


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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan
 

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1322 (1904) dated Kuba rug, North East Azerbaijan, 3 feet 6 inches x 3 feet 1 inch, Grogan and Company. Sale 118 Lot 60

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A beautiful example of so called Kuba Bijov rug, second half 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, possibly Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan, published at Luciano Coen & Louise Duncan's "The Oriental Rug" plate no: 75, 4'6" x 3'3"

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1856 dated Brooklyn Museum Kuba or Derbend rug, North East Azerbaijan. 55 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (141 x 85.1 cm)
Brooklyn Museum,  Collections: Arts of the Islamic World
 

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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Devechi (Divichi) - Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan
Sale 119 Lot 689, BIDJOV RUG, Caucasus, circa 1890
4 feet 3 incehs x 3 feet, Grogan and Company

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Antique Kuba rug with a typical Chichi border, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, possibly Dagh Biliji or Dere Chichi village, North East Azerbaijan
Bidjov rug, late 19th century. 1.27 x 1.62m. Lot 107. 10,000-12,000, Finarte, 11/2006

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Antique Kuba rug with a typical Chihi border, 1900s, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan
LOT 68: A BIDJOV RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,
4ft. 9in. by 3ft. 8in. (1.45 by 1.12m.)
Sotheby's Sale: N07977 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Fri, 02 Apr 04 10:15 AM

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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, possibly Dagh Biliji or Chichi village, North East Azerbaijan. LOT 4: 151 by 105cm., 5ft. by 3ft. 5in.
Sotheby's Sale: W02846 | Location: London, Olympia
Auction Dates: Session 1: Fri, 05 Jul 02 10:30 AM

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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi) - Shabran  District, possibly Lajadi or Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan


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1913 dated Antique Kuba rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan. 5 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.
Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art, May 14th, 2005


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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, possibly Lajadi village, Devechi (Divichi) - Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan


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Antique Kuba rug, last quarter 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, possibly Devechi (Divichi) District, North East Azerbaijan


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Sotheby's antique Kuba or Derbend long rug, North East Azerbaijan. LOT 12: A BIDJOV LONG RUG, EAST CAUCASUS, 10ft. 10in. by 4ft. 4in. (3.30 by 1.32m.)
circa 1900, Sotheby's Sale: N08038 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 16 Dec 04 10:15 AM


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Antique Kuba rug, Soutlhern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan. Sale 2347 Lot 2
5 ft. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art


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Antique Kuba rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, possibly Dagh Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan. Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486 - Lot 33. Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art


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Antique Kuba or Derbend rug with an unusual border type, late 19th century, 123 x 168 cm, North East Azerbaijan.


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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan

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Antique Kuba rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, possibly Lajadi or Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan

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Antique Kuba or Derbend rug, late 19th century, North East Azerbaijan, 333 x 136 cm

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19th century Kuba rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, possibly Lajadi or Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan

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Antique Kuba rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi) - Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan
published at Siyawouch Azadi "Azerbaijani Caucasian rugs" plate no: 48


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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi) District, North East Azerbaijan. Van Ham Kunstauktionen, 10/2007


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Antique Kuba rug, early 20th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, possibly Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan


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Antique Kuba rug, North East Azerbaijan
Sale 2347 Lot 93, Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art


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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, North East Azerbaijan, 130 x 177 cm, Sale 53T, July 14th 2009, Nagel Auktionen


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Antique Kuba or Derbend rug, late 19th century, North East Azerbaijan. Sale 2151. Christie's Interiors
1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza


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Antique Kuba rug, early 20th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi) District, possibly Biliji village, North East Azerbaijan


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Antique Kuba rug, first quarter 20th century, North East Azerbaijan, 137 x 202 cm.