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Antique Heriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized $37,560

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

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
The shaded brick-red field with angular floral sprays and rosettes around a stepped shaded pink panel with pendants containing angular flowering and leafy vine enclosing a pale yellow medallion issuing polychrome arrowheads containing a palmette centrepiece, the golden yellow spandrels similar, in an ivory border of palmettes and angular vine meander together with rosettes between brick-red vine meander stripes, slight wear, ends partially missing 13ft. x 9ft.7in. (395cm. x 290cm.)