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Antique Heriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran


Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Lot: 151
Heriz carpets of excellent quality rarely come onto the market these days. This expressive Heriz, with a fine and careful weave, a pile of Maku wool and clear, brilliant colours, stands out distinctly from the mass-produced carpets of the region, which have survived in large numbers. Somewhat reduced ends, minimal repairs, very good condition.
Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaijan
Size: 336 x 285 cm
Age: Ca. 1880
Estimate: 40.000,00