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


Lot Description
An antique Sewan Kazak rug, South Caucasus
The shaded brick-red field with stylised hooked trees and checkered lozenges around pistachio-green and ivory large shield medallion containing hooked bars enclosing radiating octagonal centrepiece, in sandy-yellow border of stylised polychrome open rosettes and serrated leaves between reciprocal skittle-pattern and barber-pole stripes, scattered old repairs and areas of repiling (well blend)
206cm. x 137cm.(6ft.9in. x 4ft.6in.)

Sale Information
Christie's SALE 9644
FINE ORIENTAL CARPETS
11 June 2003
London, South Kensington