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Antique Kazak rug with Moghan (Memling) Guls, 19th century, Azerbaijan

Lot No. 1
Southeast Caucasus, approx. 335 x 202 cm, circa 1860, an unusually large-format village carpet with 4 x 9 Memling guls in a variety of 12 colour dyes, upper end still with original braiding, lower end barely preserved, side edges repaired, both ends as well as the left long side secured with a fabric border, considering its age good pile quality with heavily corroded brown, which has been partially repiled, some darned areas and a larger repair in the middle of the lower central field. (MA)
estimate EUR 6.000,- to 8.000,-
USD 7.800,- to 10.500,-*

Online Catalogue: Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestry - 26.09.2012
Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestry
Auction Date: 26.09.2012 - 14:00
Location: Palais Dorotheum
Public Viewing: 19.09. - 26.09.2012
Category: Furniture