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Antique Eastern Azerbaijan Medallion rug, Azerbaijan


An antique Shirvan rug

Price Realized £1,116 ($1,856)
Estimate£1,000 - £1,500 ($1,663 - $2,495)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 9704
Carpets, European Furniture and Decorative Objects
8 October 2003 w
London, South Kensington


Lot Description
An antique Shirvan rug
the dark blue field with checkered panels, floral octagons together with hooked panels, animals and human figures around single column of large stepped hexagonal medallions containing similar motifs, in broad shaded charcoal kufic border between yellow and green hooked S-motif stripes, outer reciprocal, and barber-pole stripes, small scattered repairs, replaced code at each side otherwise good condition - 289cm. x 109cm.(9ft.6in. x 3ft.7in.)