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A PEREPEDIL PRAYER RUG

EAST CAUCASUS, Azerbaijan, CIRCA 1870

Price Realized: 7,475 ($12,429)
 
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000 ($3,326 - $4,988)
 

Sale Information
Christie's
Sale 6101
carpets
22 April 1999
London, King Street




Lot Description
A PEREPEDIL PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870
The ivory field scattered with a variety of animals and flowerheads around alternating ram's horn and floral octagon motifs flanked by hooked dart-motifs, an angled keel-arch above, the spandrels with hooked lozenges and a variety of animals, in a medium blue crab-rosette border between banded panel, dark rosette and minor stripes, localised areas of wear
6ft.4in. x 4ft.1in. (193cm. x 124cm.)


Lot Notes
For a similar example please see Eskenazi, J.: Il Tappeto Orientale, Turin, 1987, p.238.