A BAKSHAISH CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA
approximately 340 by 260cm; 11ft. 2in., 8ft. 6in.
Overhauled and ready to use condition. Pile evenly low to knot heads in main field, slightly higher in blue spandrels. Black-browns partially oxidised to foundation and with minor recolouring of foundation in these areas. Both end guards rewoven and side cords re-overcast. Scattered repiling throughout, with one larger area in lower half of right hand blue lobe of medallion and section of ivory field adjacent to green curled leaf. Very well executed and not really visible. A striking old Bakshaish with attractive spacious drawing.
"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."