28 April 2005
A SENNEH RUG
WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The brick-red field with angular leafy vine around three columns of square panels containing groups of cats divided by pictorial roundels with further cat imagery, in a brick-red angular turtle-palmette and leafy vine border between narrow indigo flowerhead stripes, woven on silk, light even overall wear, selvages rebound
6ft.6in. x 4ft.6in. (198cm. x 137cm.)
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A similar example was offered in these Rooms, 1 May 2003, lot 173.
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Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England