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This carpet was published at Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets" Volume II, plate 151 (Anglo-Persian Co., London carpet)


Sotheby's Sale: L06871 | Location: London
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 20 Sep 06 11:00 AM

LOT 115 (of 92)
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A CAUCASIAN 'DRAGON' CARPET,

16,00020,000 GBP
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 24,000 GBP

MEASUREMENTS
approximately 305 by 169cm., 10ft. by 5ft. 7in.

DESCRIPTION: 18th century

ALSO SEEN

Lot 94: A DRAGON CARPET

Southwest Caucasus, Russian-Armenia, 18th century 
Size: approx. 302 x 169 cm 
Estimate EUR: 26,000 

Condition: Heavily restored, large rewoven areas, mainly to the upper left and lower right corners. Corroded browns partly re-knotted.

Lit: GROTE-HASENBALG, WERNER, Der Orientteppich. Seine Geschichte und seine Kultur. Berlin 1922, vol. 1, no. 53 and vol. 2, pl. 25

Published: RIPPON BOSWELL Frankfurt, catalogue no. 1. 1976-11-06, lot 45 (title). YETKIN, SERARE, Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey. London 1978, vol. 2, no. 151. 

RIPPON BOSWELL & CO. GROSSE HERBSTAUKTION - Rare & antique Carpets, Flat-weaves, Textiles

Auction 59, 16th November 2002