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Antique Bakshaish (Bakshaiesh, Bakhshaish, Bakhshayesh) rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran.

Lot: 191
Bakhshaish - Made in the Bakhshaish region judging by its structure, this carpet has a nontypical field design of a shield-shaped medallion containing cloud bands. The two vines of the secondary borders, curled into S shapes, show influences from the neighbouring Karabagh region. Corroded brown, somewhat reduced at the bottom, good overall condition.
Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaijan
Size: 175 x 129 cm
Age: Early 20th century
Estimate: 4.200,00
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM