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    Sale 11939

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    18 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 57



    Price Realised  


    Mostly full pile throughout, partially corroded browns, one corner repair, minor repairs within the selvages and one kilim
    10ft.9in. x 6ft.10in. (326cm. x 208cm.)

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    The origin of this design derives heavily from the so-called 'Transylvanian' rugs of 17th century Anatolia. Please see Maurizio Battilossi, Tappeti d'Antiquariato, Catalogo I, Turin 1985, pl.3 and Rippon Boswell, Wiesbaden Jubilee Auction, 17 November, 2001, lot 149 for a very similar rug, ascribed to the Fethiye area and dated to the late 18th century. A near identical carpet is published in the Markarian Collection (W. Denny & D. Walker, The Markarian Album, Hong Kong, 1988, pl.6, pp.86-87).

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