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Antique Kuba Seychour rug, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Lot: 77
A Zeikhur with a blue field abrashed at the top and the characteristic design of large, diagonal, cruciform floral clusters. The two lower corners have been restored, slight signs of wear in the pile. Good overall condition, with original finishes all around.

Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 355 x 103 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 6000
Literature: BAILEY, JULIA & HOPKINS, MARK, Through the Collectors Eye. Providence 1991, no. 24

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