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1325 AH / 1908 AH dated Kuba rug,  Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Lot: 158
Kuba A blue-ground Kuba with a rare design of abstract animal shapes enclosing small birds. At the top right, one of these forms is inscribed with a date, "1325" (1908 AD). A green-ground main border with a white pseudo kufi vine, two guard stripes containing halved diamonds, and a carnation border complete the picture. Original side and end finishes (kilims), various small restored creases, good overall condition.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 172 x 126 cm
Age: Dated 1325 = 1908
Estimate: 4200
Literature: COHEN, GUISEPPE, Il Fascino del Tappeto Orientale. Milan 1968, colour plate 138

Rippon Boswell
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM