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Antique Bordjalou rug, so called "Sewan Kazak" rug, mid  19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd


Lot: 157
Sevan Kazak This Sevan Kazak with a huge, green-ground shield medallion on a red field and a wide, white-ground crab border appeals because of the impact of its composition and the first rate quality of its colours. A comparable Kazak was sold by Sotheby's, London, in 2005. Cut and newly overcast sides, both ends somewhat reduced. Several creases, heavily corroded brown.
Origin:
South West Caucasus
Dimensions:
225 x 168 cm
Age:
Mid 19th century
End price:
18,300.00
Literature:
SOTHEBY'S LONDON, auction of 27th April 2005, # 34

Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 15 o'clock
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles