18 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A KARATCHOPF KAZAK RUG
CIRCA 1880, SOUTH CAUCASUS
The shaded sage-green field with a variety of panels, flowerheads and two animals around a column of alternating ivory rectangular panels and brick-red stepped panels, a keel-arch at each end, in an ivory radiating floral panelled border between light blue and indigo geometric motif minor stripes, corroded black, localised wear
6 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. (208 cm. x 122 cm.)
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Acquired from David Sylvester, London, May 1974.
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