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Antique Moghan (Mughan) rug, late 19th century, Azerbaijan


An antique Moghan runner, South Caucasus

Price Realized 1,912 ($3,575)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 9974
EUROPEAN FURNITURE, WORKS OF ART, TAPESTRIES AND CARPETS
24 November 2004
London, South Kensington
 

Lot Description
14 - An antique Moghan runner, South Caucasus
The field with single column of large multicoloured Memling guls flanked by checkered triangles together with animal figures, in an ivory border of polychrome stellar flowerheads, occasional animal and hooked leaves between blue and rust-red angular floral meander stripes, outer barber-pole and plain stripes, slight localized wear, slightly corroded black, minute loss at one end
363cm. x 114cm (11ft.11in. x 3ft.9in.)