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Antique Bordjalou rug, so called "Sewan Kazak" rug, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd, Karapapakh tribe


LOT: 46
RUG NAME: Sevan Kazak
AGE: ca. 1900
ESTIMATE: 11.500 EUR
SOLD: 11.000 EUR
DESCRIPTION: SEVAN KAZAK
Origin: Southwest Caucasus, ca. 1900 Size: ca. 235 x 170 cm Estimate EUR: 11,500
The presence of two chemical red dyes in some of the design details obliges us to date this Sevan Kazak to the period around 1900; otherwise we would be inclined to consider this carpet, with its powerful shield motif and richly detailed, well-proportioned design, an older piece. Excellent condition, full pile, several insignificant repiled areas in the centre of the field; original finishes all around.

AUCTIONHOUSE: Rippon Boswell
AUCTION: Major Autumn Auction part 1 - Carpets from Horst & Eva Engelhardt Private Collection
LOCATION: Wiesbaden, Germany
DATE: 20/11/2004