• Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction at Christies

    Sale 7845

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    15 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 164

    A SILK KOUM KAPI RUG

    ISTANBUL, TURKEY, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILK KOUM KAPI RUG
    ISTANBUL, TURKEY, CIRCA 1920
    Slight splits in one outer stripe, otherwise very good condition
    7ft.8in. x 5ft.7in. (234cm. x 169cm.)


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    The approx. knot count is 9.5 x 9.5 per sq. cm.

    A slightly smaller Koum Kapi rug with the same basic design, but with a single medallion instead of the four seen here, set within the same border and guard stripes, was sold in these Rooms 19 April 1979, lot 61.

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