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Antique Karachop rug with a Fachralo medallion, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd (with an inscription)

 

A KARACHOPT KAZAK RUG
SOUTHWEST CAUCASUS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized $4,780

 

Christies SALE 1168
FINE EUROPEAN AND ORIENTAL CARPETS
18 December 2002
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Lot Description
A KARACHOPT KAZAK RUG
Southwest Caucasus, Third Quarter 19th Century
Having a Fachralo type medallion on the brick red field within the indigo slant leaf border
Approximately 7ft. 1in. x 4ft. 8in. (216cm. x 142cm.)
Pre-Lot Text
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTOR