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Lot 9: A SHAHSAVAN RUG, MOGHAN, SOUTHEAST CAUCASUS |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
Overall measurements: 139cm across the top, 139cm across the bottom, 143cm vertically though the middle, 184cm along the left side, 188cm along the right side. Thick soft wool, flexible handle. Dense 5mm pile overall. Very minor oxidisation to browns, slightly more noticeable on far left side guard. There is a shaped faint yellow mark, top right corner within inner narrow borders, which is visible on the reverse and this area has lower pile. The ends with original soumac overcasting, vestiges of flatweave and warp fringing, not overlocked. Each with original madder triple sidecords. It would benefit from a professional clean. A striking rug with attractive natural abrash to main field, incorporating various different motifs. An attractive ivory ground 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.
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."
Dimensions: approximately 188 by 143cm; 6ft. 2in., 4ft. 8in.