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Antique Heriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, late 19th century.


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized $98,634

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6052
THE JOHN REID COLLECTION
17 - 18 December 1998
London, King Street

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
North West Persia, Late 19th Century
The shaded brick-red field with an overall design of angular palmettes, flowerheads and leafy vine, with stylised serrated leaves enclosing palmettes in horizontal rows, in a broad sandy yellow turtle-palmette angular flowerhead vine border between ivory angular palmette vine and shaded blue flowerhead vine stripes, plain outer shaded brick-red stripe
23ft.7in. x 15ft.2in. (718cm. x 461cm.)