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Antique Kuba or Shirvan Medallion Gubpa rug, 19th century, Southern Lowland Kuba Region, Devechi-Shabran District, Shahnazarli-Karagashli Area, North East Azerbaijan.


A KARAGASHLI RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized Ј4,780 ($8,590)
 

Sale Information
Chirsties Sale 6941
oriental rugs and carpets
14 October 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A KARAGASHLI RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The indigo field scattered with a variety of floral motifs around a column of six concentric rust-red and mid-blue stepped lozenge medallions, a palmette serrated pendant above and below, in a golden yellow border of polychrome angular S-motifs between shaded rust-red and mid-blue flowerhead stripes, narrow mill-pattern minor stripes, full pile throughout with a short original kilim strip at each end, one with short knotted fringes, overall excellent condition
7ft.4in. x 4ft.2in. (224cm. x 128cm.)