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Christie's Antique Kazak "Tree of Life" rug, 19th century


A KAZAK RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized 8,225 ($13,070)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6283
Carpets
13 April 2000
London, King Street

Lot Description
A KAZAK RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The shaded brick-red field scattered with angular flowering vine, geometric motifs, animals and human figures around horizontal rows of angular tree of life design together with ivory and light blue panels containing angular flowerheads issuing arrowheads in a grey blue stylised cross motif together with flowerhead border between ivory angular vine meander, barber-pole and plain outer stripes, areas of repiling
6ft.11in. x 6ft.9in. (211cm. x 206cm.)