Lot 30: A LESGHI RUNNER, NORTHEAST CAUCASUS |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
86cm across the top, 89cm across the bottom, 398cm from the left, 399cm from the right. Flexible handle with soft lustrous wool and generally 3mm pile overall, with deep oxidisation to browns commensurate with dye. Both ends restored with some reweaving, soumac overlocking and trimmed fringes, with partially original pale blue sidecords, with some sections of repair. Rare to find a runner of original and narrow width . With balanced design, good colour and versatile; a both practical and collectible runner, 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 399 by 89cm; 13ft. 1in., 2ft. 11in.