Lot 8: Keshan
October 24, 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: around 1900 Central Persia, cork wool on Cotton. This Keshan is an extraordinary piece: a prayer mat with visual motifs referring to the Tree of Life on royal blue background. In the core section a palace in the desert is depicted, whereas different faunal themes are to be seen on the edges. Extremely fine piece and in good state. 80,7 x 52,8 inch condition 1, without defects, very good, age-related condition or new.