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Antique Heriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized $27,316

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

A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
The shaded brick-red field scattered with minor motifs and stylised birds around an ivory stepped panel containing birds, boteh and hooked leaves containing a shaded medium blue medallion with pendants enclosing a palmette centrepiece issuing stylised panels and flowering vine, the shaded blue stepped spandrels containing angular vine and boteh, in an ivory border of polychrome rosette panels flanked by serrated leaves and angular vine meander between shaded blue zigzag, pale pink rosette and barber-pole stripes, slight loss at each end, minor areas of repiling
13ft.5in. x 10ft.10in. (410cm. x 330cm.)