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Lot 44: A HERIZ CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool pile
Overall measurements: 294cm across the top, 296cm across the bottom, 418cm along left side, 401cm along right side (Vertically through the middle 415cm.) Bowed across the bottom and slightly concave at the top. Generally 5mm pile in the borders and down to 1mm and knotbars in the main field with some localised wear to foundation particularly in the upper left hand quadrant as shown in the photograph. Slight losses to end guards, with overlocking sides re-bound. An attractive decorative carpet with nice proportions which has an unusual yellow crenelated edge to the field and good clear colour. Carpet would benefit from a clean.
"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 418 by 296cm; 13ft. 8in., 9ft. 8in.
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.