28 April 2005
A LARGE ZIEGLER CARPET
SULTANABAD DISTRICT, WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
The plain rust-red field with a central ivory lozenge medallion containing delicate flowering vine and linked split palmettes, a pale blue palmette pendant above and below, in an ivory flowering vine and palmette border between triple pale blue, golden yellow and rust-red floral meander stripes, a plain rust-red outer stripe, localised areas of wear, minor spots of repiling, overall very good condition
23ft.4in. x 18ft. (711cm. x 549cm.)
Prince Heinrich von Preussen, brother to the last German Emperor, William II
Transferred to Schloss Glucksburg after 1940
Sold in these Rooms, 15 October 1998, lot 326
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