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Lot 57: A KAMSEH RUG, SOUTHWEST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
140cm across the top, 142cm across the bottom, 196cm from the left, 201cm from the right. Soft wool with very flexible handle. Dense 3mm pile with some wear down to knotbars. Top sections and borders have good pile and the central field predominantly lower. There are small spot areas down to foundation, eg centre of top section. Both ends with soumac overlocking, warp fringing and overlocked. With original banded polychrome overcast sidecords. A striking rug with charming drawing within field, within well balanced banded border, unusual pale blue 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 201 by 142cm; 6ft. 7in., 4ft. 8in.
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