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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 428

    A KAZAK RUG AND A SHIRVAN RUNNER

    SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A KAZAK RUG AND A SHIRVAN RUNNER
    SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1900
    The shaded tomato-red field with linked ivory and tomoat-red octagons alternating with sky-blue panels, in an ivory polychrome flowerhead and linlked leaf border between reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes, corroded black, selvages rebound and frayed, minor loss at both ends; and a Shirvan runner, east Caucasus, circa 1890, the indigo field with polychrome octagons surrounded by minor motifs, in an ivory polychrome serrated medallion border between ivory and-black polychrome geometric stripes, areas of wear, corroded, a tear to one side, selvages rebound, minor loss at both ends
    The Kazak rug: 6ft.2in. x 4ft.4in. (188cm. x 132cm.)
    The Shirvan runner: 10ft.7in. x 4ft. (322cm. x 122cm.) (2)


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