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EARLY SHIRVAN RUGS AND CARPETS

 


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Lily and Palmette Rug. Shirvan or Karabagh. Late 18th Century. Textile Museum R 36.2.11 (formerly R 2.62).
Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 35

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Early Shirvan "Palmette" rug, Azerbaijan. 18th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile Dimensions: L. 122 1/2 in. (311.2 cm) W. 65 in. (165.1 cm)  Credit Line: Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number: 30.95.146

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Early  Shirvan palmette carpet, Azerbaijan. late 18th/early 19th (first quarter) century. Victoria and Albert Museum. It is dated to the 19th century in the V&A description

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Shirvan Shield carpet, Azerbaijan. early 18th century. Published at Schürmann's book

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Early  Shirvan "shield palmette" carpet, Azerbaijan. late 18th century. Wright & Wertime, CAUCASIAN CARPETS & COVERS, THE WEAVING CULTURE. London: Hali/Laurence King, 1995

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Early Shirvan rug with palmettes in a brocade pattern, possibly Shamakhi (Shemakha), Azerbaijan. Early 19th century. Textile Museum R 36.2.7 (formerly R2.69).  Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 33

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Early Shirvan carpet, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. 18th century. Christies Sale 7390, oriental rugs and carpets 
16 April 2007, London, King Street

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Early Shirvan palmette carpet, Azerbaijan, Khanate Period, late 18th century. Carpets from the Estate of Vojtech Blau Sotheby's Sale: N08291 | Location: New York  Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 14 Dec 06
LOT 98 (of 106) A CAUCASIAN 'SHIELD' CARPET,
100,000—150,000 USD Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 108,000 USD

Early Shirvan "Shield Palmette" carpet, Azerbaijan. 18th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medium: Wool (warp, weft, pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: L. 180 in. (457.2 cm) W. 80 in. (203.2 cm)
Credit Line: The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922. Accession Number: 22.100.118

A highly important Caucasian 'Shield' carpet, 18th century. 1.45 x 2.39m (4'9" x 7' 10"). Sotheby's New York, 16 December 2005, lot 32. Estimate $30-40,000, sold for $34,500. Previously seen on Rippon Boswell Wiesbaden (22.11.1997).

For a comparable rug see Ulrich Schurmann Caucasian Rugs, plate 62


Rug with palmettes in a brocade pattern. Shirvan, Possibly Shamakhi, Azerbaijan, early 19th century. Textile Museum R 36.2.10. Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 34

Early  Shirvan "shield palmette" carpet, Azerbaijan. late 18th century. Reinmann, Shirvan carpet, 18th century. Hollitscher Collection. 211 x 465cm

 


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Early Shirvan carpet, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. early to mid 19th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dimensions: Rug: L. 153 1/2 in. (389.9 cm) W. 68 1/2 in. (174 cm). Credit Line: Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1972 Accession Number: 1972.80.3. Provenance: Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–72)

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An early Shirvan carpet fragment, Azerbaijan. first half 19th century.
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Palmette rug, late 18th century, Azerbaijan
Sotheby's Sale: N08140 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Fri, 16 Dec 05
LOT 87 (of 217) AN EAST CAUCASIAN 'PALMETTE' RUG,
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 33,600 USD
DESCRIPTION: late 17th/early 18th century

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Early  Shirvan palmette carpet, Azerbaijan. 17-18th century. Galerie Neiriz, Berlin

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Sotheby's Sale: N08218 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 01 Jun 06 10:15 AM
LOT 93 (of 189) PROPERTY OF A SOUTHWESTERN COLLECTOR AN EAST EUROPEAN RUG OF CAUCASIAN 'SHIELD' DESIGN, POSSIBLY TUDUC,
Description: first half 20th century

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Early  Shirvan carpet, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan.

 

 

 


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Early Shirvan carpet, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. 18th century. The Toms Dragon Carpet
Shirvan region, Caucasus, late 17th or early 18th century
186 x 405 cm (6ft 1in x 13ft 4in), wool pile on a cotton foundation

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Early  Kuba or Shirvan carpet fragment, 60x95cm, Azerbaijan. 18th century. Ulrike Montigel, Stuttgart





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Early  Shirvan carpet fragment, Azerbaijan

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Mid 19th century Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan

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Early  Shirvan carpet, Azerbaijan. 18th century. Ankara Vakıf Eserleri Müzesi. inv. no: 23 803. 88x360cm

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Early Shirvan carpet, Azerbaijan. 18th century.
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010
Rippon Boswell & Co.
International Auctioneers of rare carpets & textiles

Early Shirvan or Karabagh carpet, 18th century, Khanate Period. L. A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art, Jerusalem

Early Shirvan or Karabagh carpet, 18th century, Khanate Period. al Sabah Collection, Kuwait National Museum. published in "Carpets from Islamic Lands" by Friedrich Spuhler

Early swastika/pinwheel rug, Khanate Period, Shirvan or Karabagh Province, Azerbaijan. Rugs as Art Auction, 23 April 1972,  L63

Early Azerbaijan rug, Khanate Period, XVIII century. Sothebys London 28 April 1993, Lot 60

XVIII century "swastika/pinwheel" rug, Khanate Period, Shirvan or Karabagh, Azerbaijan. Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi, Istanbul inv.834 and 853 (2-123) (Evkaf depot).

Azerbaijan carpet fragment. late 18th - early 19th century. Rudnick Collection