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Lot 19: A 'TRANSYLVANIAN' RUG, WEST ANATOLIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Wool, pile
123cm across the top, 126cm across the bottom, 170cm from the left, 170cm from right. At some point the rug has been cut in each of the four corners of the border along the brown line running horizontally of the outside edge of the inner guardstripe (from the corner of the guardstripe to the edge of the border in each case) Possibly at some stage the rug was mitred to fit over a table or a piece of furniture. These cuts have been rejoined, with no apparent losses. The pile is evenly low down to knotbars, with scattered re-piling throughout field and borders. Sidecords replaced, some small splits. Repairs to outermost ends. Trimmed warp fringes now secured.
"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 170 by 126cm; 5ft. 7in., 4ft. 2in.