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ANTIQUE AZERBAIJANI TABRIZ PICTORIAL RUGS AND CARPETS


 

 

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Antique Tabriz pictorial carpet, "Four Seasons", 19th century, Azerbaijan State Museum of Art

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Antique Tabriz pictorial carpet, "Four Seasons", Azerbaijan State Museum of Art

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Antique Tabriz pictorial carpet, "Omar Khayyam and his lover", State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Antique Tabriz pictorial carpet, "Dervishes", State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Antique Tabriz "Four Seasons" carpet, Azerbaijan, late 19th century


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Tabriz Garden carpet, 1930s, Azerbaijan


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An early 20th century antique Persian Tabriz hunting carpet, with a classical central medallion with dancing angels, birds and ducks on a beige field with a garden pattern within a dark blue palmette vinery border. based on Safavid design

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Tabriz "signed", Northwest Persia, circa 1930, after the Poldi Pezzoli Hunting Carpet.

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Antique Tabriz rug hunting scene, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, "Leyli and Majnun", early 19th century, Azerbaijan, State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Tabriz rug, Figural. 247 x 180cm. History of the Book of Kings, "Hushang Shah with black and white divs (demons)"

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Antique Tabriz Pictorial carpet, Azerbaijan, 124 x 190 cm

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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, early 20th century, Natural fauna fills this rug as camels, horses, goats and other animals lie on bands of clouds with dense vegetation.

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A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique pictorial rug depicting a large-scale tree, people, cats, a monkey, a bird, a dragon, and a dog above an architectural structure, the shaded-blue field representing the sea and sky within a midnight blue palmette and leafy vine border.

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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran


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AH 1255 dated (1839 AD) Tabriz pictorial carpet


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Antique Tabriz carpet, "Malik Mammad" (based on an Azerbaijani fairytale of "Malik Mammad and the Three Princes"), late 19th century, Nizami Museum of Azerbaijan Literature

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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, Azerbaijan, "Khosrow & Shirin hunt together", early 20th century, State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Antique Tabriz hunting scene rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, early 20th century
 


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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, "Dervish", Azerbaijan, late 19th century, State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Tabriz rug, depicting the lyrics and paintings from Shahnameh, the Book of Kings by Ferdowsi. On display at the Carpet Museum of Iran.

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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, early 20th century, "The battle of Rustam with Ashkabus", from Shahnameh (The Book of the Kings). The State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, "Shahnameh" scenes and inscription, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, early 20th century

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"Rustam kills white div". Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, early 20th century. State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, The State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

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An unusual early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the abrashed blue field with a cloud band, palmette and leafy vinery trellis overall linking various serrated-edge cartouches depicting hunters and animals within a camel border with abstract anthropomorphic leaves.

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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran



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Tabriz hunting scene rug, one of the most interesting aspects are the animals in the carpet, which go back to the early classical hunting carpets. And these animals also appeared in the miniature paintings from that same period.

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An early 20th century Persian Tabriz rug, the cream field with a naturalistically-drawn hunting scene with scattered animals, trees and hunters overall within a similar cream border.

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A whimsical early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the abrashed light blue field having an allover garden design with animals and flowering shrubbery carefully laid out horizontally within a caramel exotic bird and floral spray border.

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Antique Tabriz Hunting Scene carpet, Azerbaijan, woven in Azerbaijan circa 1880

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Antique Tabriz Wagireh silk rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

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A highly-naturalistic early 20th century Persian Tabriz carpet, the tan field with animals overall and flowering vinery around a roundel with various animals and figures in around a strap work centerpiece containing an exotic animal within a cartouche border.

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A whimsical late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the cream field having a naturalistic lush garden design of animals and blossoming trees and branches overall within a dense border with similar flora and fauna.

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An unusual example from Doris Leslie Blau collection of late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique rugs, the abrashed honey field with a whimsical design of animals, flowering branches and trees around a stylized central medallion with floral sprays issuing from its pendants within a sage green floral motif border.

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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, circa 1920

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An early 20th century antique Persian Tabriz garden carpet, the caramel field with a lush allover design of naturalistic animals and trees with a unusual hill-shaped cartouches at the lower end within a celadon tree and animal border.
     
 



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