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


A MOGHAN RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1860

Price Realized 6,573 ($10,963)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6815
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
16 October 2003
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
317-A MOGHAN RUG
South Caucasus, circa 1860
The shaded powder-blue field scattered with geometric and angular motifs around a central column of hooked polychrome palmettes with angular arabesque centrepieces, in an ivory serrated leaf and glass border between celadon-green and shaded powder-blue angular polychrome flowerhead stripes, localised areas of minor wear, selvages rebound, natural corrosion in black, outer stripe rewoven at both ends, one or two spot repairs in outer border
9ft.5in. x 3ft.6in. (286cm. x 107cm.)