Details
AN EAST PERSIAN CARPET
17TH CENTURY
Reduced in length and width
Approximately 25 ft. 5 in. x 15 ft. 6 in. (775 cm. x 472 cm.)
Provenance
The collection of Contessa Susanna Rattazzi (d. 2009), New York, circa 1971.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 23 June 2006, lot 201.
Literature
Barbara Plumb; Horst Interiors, New York, 1993, pp. 86-87.

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Lot Essay

This wonderfully dynamic carpet was formerly in the New York apartment of Contessa Susanna Rattazzi (d.2009). It was decorated by Mark Hampton in co-operation with Robert Denning and Vincent Fourcade in the early 1970s. Born in Turin in 1922, Contessa Rattazzi was the daughter of Edoardo Agnelli, founder of Fiat S.p.A.

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