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Lot 141: A LAHORE WOOL AND METAL-THREAD RUG, NORTHWEST INDIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
128cm across the top, 127cm across the bottom, 209cm from the left, 208cm from the right. Flexible handle. Generally low 1mm pile down to knotbars overall. Metal thread highlights in cloudband motifs now oxidised. Small areas of repair within the main field where foundation showing and some scattered areas of re-piling and repairs overall, including a patch lower third left border. Please contact the department for further information and further photographs. Some losses at both ends and soumac trimmed fringing.
"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."
Provenance: Originally sold Sotheby’s, London, 14th October 1997, lot 5
Dimensions: approximately 209 by 128cm; 6ft. 10in., 4ft. 2in.