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A rare antique Shirvan long rug, Azerbaijan. mid 19th century.


Lot: 189
Shirvan: Published examples of this Shirvan are identical as twins in terms of design, palette and dimensions. Obviously all made in the same area, they are probably workshop products. The tree growing upwards in the field like a climbing plant seems to be full of animal forms. Very good condition, a high pile and brilliant colours that have not faded.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 270 x 124 cm
Age: Ca. 1850
Estimate: 24.000,00
Literature: LEFEVRE, JEAN & PARTNERS, Caucasian Carpets from the 17th to the 19th century. London 1977, no. 34 *** RIPPON BOSWELL, auction 50, 21st November 1998, # 40

Major Spring Auction
Rippon Boswell
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009