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Christie's antique Zejwa rug (Northern Kuba or southern Daghestan)

EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized 2,760 ($4,700)
Sale Information
Sale 6030
15 October 1998
London, King Street

Lot Description
A ZEJWA RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890
The chocolate-brown field scattered with a wide variety of floral motifs, birds and minor motifs around three large radiating red and ivory medallions containing similar motifs around hooked radiating floral centres, in an ivory border of diagonal hooked motifs between reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes, slight corrosion, scattered repairs 6ft.6in. x 4ft.2in. (198cm. x 127cm.)