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CHRISTIE'S KUBA AFSHAN RUG, SOUTH EASTERN KUBA REGION, AZERBAIJAN, END OF 19TH CENTURY

EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870

Price Realized 5,736 ($10,136)

Sale Information
Sale 6897
oriental rugs and carpets
29 April 2004
London, King Street


Lot Description
A KUBA RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870
The indigo field scattered with a wide variety of small motifs and flowerheads around an angular version of the Afshan design comprising rosette panels and split palmettes, in a brick-red border of linked concentric sea-green and brick-red pole-medallions containing floral motifs between meandering minor stripes, a short kilim strip with braided warpes at each end, corroded brown, slight wear on crease lines, minor repair to centre
4ft.10in. x 4ft.3in. (147cm. x 130cm.)