Lot 35: Large Keshan Kork Wool Carpet, Persia, c. 1950-1960
October 20, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Dyed kork wool on cotton warp
Persia, circa 1950-1960
Knot density: approx. 300,000 knots per m²
Mirrored pattern with medallion on blue ground
Broad main border with vase motif
Dimensions: 340 x 550 cm
The present carpet is a so-called Keshan Kork. It shows a mirrored pattern in shades of red with a scalloped round medallion in the center on a blue ground – typical of the oriental motifs on Keshan rugs. The large motif is framed by a broad main border with a revolving decoration of vase motifs.
The carpet is in good condition with light signs of wear. The colors are slightly faded and the edges are a little worn along the sides. The dimensions are 340 x 550 cm. (tfa)
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