20 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 55,250
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 40,000
A LARGE KIRMAN CARPET
SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The field with a lattice of apricot, indigo and light blue lozenges each containing angular floral sprays flanking a small medallion, in an ivory arabesque and flowering vine border with inner light blue palmette meander and indigo palmette and slit-palmette vine stripes and pale apricot floral meander minor stripes, replaced selvages, possible loss of guard stripes, otherwise very good condition
29 ft. 11 in. x 16 ft. (912 cm. x 488 cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Acquired from Doris Leslie Blau, New York.
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms