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Antique Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan. 19th century.  Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles


Lot: 205
Shirvan In the narrow field, six Memling guls enclosed in hexagonal surrounds are interspersed with dividing bands. The wide border section includes a design of diagonal stripes in the main border. The colours are patinated with age. Original selvedges, both ends somewhat reduced, uniformly low pile.
Origin: East Caucasus
Dimensions: 154 x 100 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 5,000.00
Literature: OSTLER, HERBERT & GEISSELMANN, AGIDIUS, Die Teppichkunst des Orients und die Kunst der Moderne. Munich 1980, p. 112
Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: 30. November 2013