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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 426

    A SAROUK RUG AND A ZILI SULTAN RUG

    WEST PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SAROUK RUG AND A ZILI SULTAN RUG
    WEST PERSIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The ivory field with an indigo medallion surrounded by polychrome flowering vine, in a shaded rust-red flowerhead and linked vine border between ivory floral meander stripes, light localised wear, corroded brown, small tears to one side, selvages and ends frayed; and a Zili sultan rug, West Persia, circa 1900, the ivory field with an overall design of flowering vases with decorative paired birds, in an ivory flowering vase broder between reciprocal minor stripes, short split in field, ends frayed, fair condition
    The Sarouk rug: 6ft.7in. x 4ft.2in. (201cm. x 127cm.)
    The Zili Sultan rug: 6ft.6in. x 4ft.8in. (198cm.x 142cm.) (2)


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