• Oriental and European Rugs & C auction at Christies

    Sale 7752

    Oriental and European Rugs & Carpets

    8 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A KONYA RUG

    CENTRAL ANATOLIA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KONYA RUG
    CENTRAL ANATOLIA, 18TH CENTURY
    Corroded brown, scattered spots of repiling, minute hole, selvages replaced, ends rewoven
    6ft.4in. x 3ft.1in. (193cm. x 94cm.)


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    For similarly drawn guls see H.Kirchheim, op.cit., p.199, no.123 and p.200, no.125; W.Brüggemann and H.Böhmer, Teppiche der Bauern und Nomaden in Anatolien, Hannover, 1980, p.140, no.8.

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    Provenance

    Christopher Alexander collection, sold in these Rooms, 10 April 2008, lot 103.