Lot 14: A GENDJE LONG RUG, CENTRAL CAUCASUS |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
Overall measurements: 100cm across the top, 107cm across the bottom, 256cm along the left side, 264cm along the right side. Soft lustrous wool, generally even full 4mm pile with some oxidisation to the dark browns and to the strip of taupe colour (soft raspberry pink on reverse). Lacking outer barber pole guard across top end, now with overlocking and trimmed fringing, with section of different colour in centre as visible in the photograph. The lower end with some losses now overlocked and later sections of fringing inserted, as visible in the photograph, and later re-piling in an 'axe' shape across the lower right corner extending into the outer guard 30 by 2cm with small section extending up to height of 8cm by 5cm approximately. Partially original polychrome sidecords. Would benefit from a professional clean. A colourful and vibrant piece ready to use, reasonably estimated.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Dimensions: approximately 264 by 107cm; 8ft. 8in., 3ft. 6in.