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


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSA, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized $88,560

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6423
DAVIDE HALEVIM : MAGNIFICENT CARPETS & TAPESTRIES
14 February 2001
London, King Street

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSA, CIRCA 1890
The shaded brick-red field around an ivory central medallion with pendants containing a rosette centrepiece issuing palmettes and angular vine, the stepped shaded dusty-rose spandrels similar, in an ivory border of stylised floral sprays between rust-red floral meander stripes, inner light blue rosette stripe, slight loss at one end, minute repairs
14ft.2in. x 10ft.3in. (430cm. x 312cm.)