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"Fachralo" Kazak Prayer Rug

Auction:
2752B
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2752B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 28, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

"Fachralo" Kazak Prayer Rug, Southwest Caucasus, dated 1863, the mihrab with an emerald green gabled medallion upon an ivory background and surrounded by aubergine and red latch-hooked diamonds and stylized rosettes, outlined by a contiguous "dragon's head" pattern on a red field displaying similar design elements, within a gold zigzag alternating ram's horn main border, multiple reciprocal sawtooth minor borders, 4 ft. 5 in. x 3 ft. 5 in.

Provenance: From a private New England collector.
Estimate $2,500-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Caucasus, head, Southwest Caucasus, New England

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