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Antique Ganja (Genje, Gendje, Gendge) rug, "Ancient Ganja" design, Azerbaijan


Lot: 67
Kazaks with large botehs in a composition of wide diagonal stripes are rather rare. This design is more often seen in the Genje region. However, the knotting structure, palette and typically high pile are clear indicators of a provenance in the Kazak region. Both end finishes have been expertly repiled. Original selvedges, full pile preserved.
Origin: South West Caucasus
Size: 242 x 130 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 23.000,00

Catalogue: Major Autumn Auction
Rippon Boswell
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM