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Sotheby's Sale: NY7704 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 20 Sep 01 10:15 AM
FINE ORIENTAL AND EUROPEAN CARPETS
 

LOT 219 (of 131)
A fragmentary Caucasian "Blossom" carpet,

10,00015,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 9,600 USD

DESCRIPTION
A fragmentary Caucasian "Blossom" carpet,
mid-18th century
end borders and side guard borders rewoven, oxidized browns, repiling and
reweaves throughout,
approximately 14ft. 1in. by 7ft. 8in. (4.29 by 2.34m.)

Literature:
Sotheby's, London, 20 October 1993, lot 80

For a related carpet from the Collection of Harold M. Keshishian, see
Ellis, Charles Grant, Early Caucasian Rugs, Washington, D. C., 1975, pl.
22. Other examples are illustrated in Jacoby, H., Eine Sammlung
Orientalischer Teppiche, Berlin, 1923, pl. 13, and Hali, Issue 109, p. 92.