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Lot 140: A LAHORE GARDEN GALLERY CARPET, NORTH INDIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with a 'compartment vase' design
Overall Measurements: 281cm across the top, 280cm across the bottom, 733cm from the left, 731cm from the right. 736cm vertically through the middle. Overall good condition 4-5mm deep pile in lustrous wool. Broad range of colour. Sidecords re-overcast. Upper end with approximately 1cm of flatwoven end finishes, fringes trimmed. Bound with cotton tape on reverse. The lower end similar. Two areas of repair (re-joined splits with some re-piling. longest approx 20cm.) in the pale walnut brown cartouche two thirds of the way down the field on the left hand side. A further and larger, approx 45cm, in a similar area - only visible on the reverse or under very close inspection. This is a very smart decorative carpet, ready to use.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: approximately 736 by 281cm; 24ft. 2in., 9ft. 3in.