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Afshar Rug

Auction:
2752B
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Afshar Rug, South Persia, early 20th century, the red stepped and pendanted cartouche inset with a midnight blue stepped medallion containing two ivory latch-hooked diamonds with geometric forms surrounded by birds, boteh, and octagons on a midnight blue field, within a barber pole stripe main border, ivory "dragon's head" minor border, 3 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 4 in.
Estimate $600-800

small tear in center, minor reweave, selvage wear, approximately five inches rewoven at top


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.

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