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Lot 408: Three Ryijypalvelu and One Gun Gordillo (b. 1945) Designed Rugs Dyed woolFinland and Denmark, mid-20th centuryGordillo rug in the "Blu

Est: $300 USD - $500 USDSold:
SkinnerJune 20, 2015Boston, MA, US

Item Overview


Three Ryijypalvelu and One Gun Gordillo (b. 1945) Designed Rugs
Dyed wool
Finland and Denmark, mid-20th century
Gordillo rug in the "Blue Hour" pattern, indigo field with irregular washes of light blue and entwined ribbons of aqua, machine made by EGE Axminster, 55 x 79; three Ryijypalvelu (Women's Organization for the Disabled War Veterans' Association) rugs: first, "Anemoia" (Anemone) pattern, deep pile, abstract design with circles and semicircles in lavender, orange, and green, 45 x 65 1/2; second, "Kyto" (Smouldering Forest) pattern, deep pile, indigo field with horizontal stripes of brilliant red, 46 x 65; third, deep pile, abstract design with reds, browns, and oranges, 36 1/2 x 50 1/2 in., all Ryijypalvelu rugs hand-knotted; together with a Ryijypalvelu catalog.

Artist or Maker

Condition Report

Generally good condition. The Kyto has a pet stain in the center approximately 15 x 20 inches.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Auction Details

20th Century Design

June 20, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

The Heritage on the Garden 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA, 02116, US