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Lot 43: A BIDJAR CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
351cm across the top, 352cm across the bottom, 345cm horizontally through the middle, 512cm from the left, 550cm from the right, 523cm vertically up the centre. Generally very dense 3mm pile overall, down to knotheads in some areas notably pale blue and brown palmettes in the main field in the upper section, although this wear is minor. With original flatweave and woollen warp fringing. Original sidecords with minor losses and restorations. A good looking, sound, decorative carpet of typical robust Bidjar weave.
"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 550 by 352cm; 18ft. 1in., 11ft. 7in.
Saleroom Notice: Please note that there may be restrictions on the import of property of Iranian origin into some or all member countries of the Gulf Co-Operation Council. Any buyers planning to import property of Iranian origin into any of these countries should satisfy themselves of the relevant import regime. Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of such items into countries of the Gulf Co-Operation Council.