Lot 11: A KAZAK LONG RUG, WEST CAUCASUS |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
117cm across the top, 130cm across the bottom, 262cm along the left side, 270cm along the right side. With soft lustrous wool. Pile 3-5mm. Some oxidisation to dark browns, commensurate with dye. There is a small rectangular re-weave approximately 8 by 6cm between two 'guls' third up from the bottom. Another section of re-piling just below left of the patch, this is a horizontal repair along old fold. Later yellow knotted fringing overlocked at both ends. Some small sections of repair at each end. Re-overcast sidecords Otherwise in very good usable condition. Original madder flatweave at ends. Would benefit from a professional clean. A stylish and decorative work.
"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 270 by 130cm; 8ft. 10in., 4ft. 3in.