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A fine antique Kuba Zejwa rug

Price Realized 1,469 ($2,119)

Sale Information

Christie's
Sale 8917
carpets, decorative objects, furniture and picture frames
25 October 2000
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
A fine antique Kuba-Shirvan rug: the shaded indigo field with two brick-red and ivory stylised Zejwa medallions surrounded by hooked lozenges, small rosettes and stepped panels, divided by pale yellow and ivory horizontal long panels with various hooked bars, in broad ivory border of stylised polychrome crab-rosette between shaded charcoal-black floral meander and barber-pole stripes, braided ends -147cm. x 135cm.(4ft.10in. x 4ft.5in.)