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A Fragmentary White Ground Star Kazak Rug, possibly Shikhli village, Kazak Region, Western Azerbaijan.

SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870
Price Realized 4,600 ($7,833)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6030
CARPETS
15 October 1998
London, King Street
 


Lot Description
A FRAGMENTARY WHITE GROUND STAR KAZAK RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870
Lot 273 - The ivory field with a central brick-red hooked panel flanked by shaded aubergine arrowhead panels enclosed within a combination of irregular mid-blue hooked panels and part indigo stellar medallions together forming an open lozenge, the spandrels with hooked brick-red part- medallions, in a shaded blue border of polychrome S-motifs divided by paired hooks between brick-red linked lozenge and minor barber-pole stripes, reduced in length, differential corrosion, very slight wear and moth damage
4ft.8in. x 4ft.7in. (142cm. x 140cm.)