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Lot 28: A 'CHI-CHI' KUBA RUG, EAST CAUCASUS |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
Overall measurements: 119cm across the top, 123cm across the bottom, 152cm from the left, 151cm from the right side. Flexible handle. Pile variable from 2mm generally down to knotbars in dark browns. Oxidisation to browns with some spot foundation visible in lower left corner, as seen in the photograph. Noticeable abrash across width of the top border and corners, seen as lighter brown ground. Some small dark surface spots including a warp knot in central section around the red lozenge in centre. Both ends with original flatweave and looped warps later section. Re-overcast sidecords. Design with complimentary colours overall, and very unusual colourway, with very rare white ground.
"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.
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Dimensions: approximately 162 by 123cm; 5ft. 4in., 4ft. 1in.