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Antique Kazak Karachop rug, 19th century, Borchali Uyezd


Christie's Sale L06870
SESSION 1 | 05 Apr 06 10:00 AM.
London, New Bond Street

PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A KARACHOPT KAZAK RUG, SOUTHWEST CAUCASUS,
20,00030,000 GBP
MEASUREMENTS
approximately 223 by 166cm., 7ft. 4in. by 5ft. 6in.


circa 1875
Condition Note: original side and end finishes, oxidised dark browns, minor
foldwear


Lot 17, The green ground and yellow border of this rug is found on those
Karachopt Kazaks that have been the most sought after by collectors over
the years. For related examples please see: Rippon Boswell, 12 November
1994, lot 147; Sotheby's New York, 10 April 1997, lot 102; Sotheby's New
York, 15 April 1998, lot 127; Orient Stars, Rippon Boswell, 2 October 1999,
lot 8; Rippon Boswell, 17 November 2001, lot 108; Sotheby's London, 27
April 2005, lot 5.