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


Major Autumn Auction
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Auction date: Saturday 24. November 2012 at 15 o'clock

Lot: 12
Sevan Kazak: This Sevan Kazak belongs to a particular sub-group in which the central shield form is decorated with large lateral wings. The width of the field allows the motif to fully unfold. A fine weave and a beautiful palette. Original selvedges and upper finish, the lower finish has been restored. Signs of age and wear in the pile.
Origin: South West Caucasus
Dimensions: 190 x 165 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 9,500.00
Literature: FOKKER, NICOLAS, Caucasian Rugs of Yesterday. London, Boston & Sydney 1979, pl. p. 122