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Antique Fachralo (original name - Fakhrali, Fakhraly) Kazak rug, late 19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd


A FACHRALO RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized 3,824 ($5,545)

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500
($3,625 - $5,075)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6568
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
25 April 2002
London, King Street

Lot Description
A FACHRALO RUG
South Caucasus, circa 1890
The fox-brown field field with radiating flowerheads at one end around a large central panel containing similar flowerheads together with hooked panels enclosing an ivory and blue hooked medallion containing a square centrepiece issuing hooked vine, in a polychrome stylised glass and serrated leaf border between blue and green minor flowerheads and barber-pole stripes, minor repiling, small surface stain

7ft.3in. x 5ft.11in. (221cm. x 180cm.)