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Antique Bordjalou Shield rug, so called "Sevan Kazak" rug, 19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd.

Lot 55
A Sewan Kazak rug Central Caucasus, 7 ft 1 in x 5 ft 7 in (217 x 171 cm)
3,500 - 4,500
US$ 5,900 - 7,600

Bonhams Fine Oriental and European Carpets and Rugs London, New Bond Street
26 Apr 2005 14:00 BST

Auction 12179

A Sewan Kazak rug
Central Caucasus, the madder field with floral devices centred by an ivory 'shield' medallion framed by ivory harshang motif borders
7 ft 1 in x 5 ft 7 in (217 x 171 cm)