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Lot 18: A MELAS PRAYER RUG, SOUTHWEST ANATOLIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
102cm across the top, 101cm across the bottom, 145cm from the left, 143cm from the right. Pile varies from 3mm at highest down to knotheads. The main field is generally down to knot heads overall. Some losses at both ends, with vestiges of trimmed fringes with partially original coral coloured selvages with sidecords. Bands of herringbone tape attached on the reverse on all four edges. With abrash to yellow ground of border as visible in the photograph. A charming rug with evocative wide border.
"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 145 by 102cm; 4ft. 9in., 3ft. 4in.