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Lot 60: A 'STAR' GUL RUG, WEST ANATOLIA, POSSIBLY BERGAMA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the field composed of four rows of seven square panels, in green, blue and orange, with star motifs in ivory, green and orange, interspersed with lozenge 'tracks' with an ivory border with 'S' and 'H' shaped motifs
See sothebys.com for image
143cm across the top, 143cm across the bottom, (144cm at widest across width, upper section), 203cm along the left, 205cm along the right. Flexible handle. Generally even low pile down to 1mm and knotheads, some isolated areas of lower pile down to foundation, e.g. in the top quadrant as visible in the photograph and in areas on the borders, again visible in image. Some minor oxidisation to dark brown/black highlights in areas - with minor repairs. Some surface brown speckles of dirt within the lower quadrant. Both ends with original flatweave and warp fringing, some losses not overlocked, therefore needs stabilising. With later flatweave sidecords. Attractive muted colours and balanced geometric 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 205 by 144cm, 6ft. 9in., 4ft. 9in.