Lot 52: A KARAPINAR RUG, CENTRAL ANATOLIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
101cm across the top, 103cm across the bottom, 123cm from the left, 123cm from the right. Lovely flexible handle, soft lustrous wool generally 3 - 4mm pile overall, with oxidation in the copper greens and browns down to knotheads in some areas including central motif. Some losses at lower end, now overlocked with vestiges of fringing. Top end overlocked, with fringing. Herringbone bands attached to reverse at both ends. This is a charming piece with integrity and balanced colouration and design.
"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 123 by 103cm; 4ft., 3ft. 5in.