A KAZAK RUG, CENTRAL CAUCASUS
late 19th century
approximately 210 by 112cm; 6ft. 11in., 3ft. 8in
Generally very good pile, with soft wool, 3-5mm in depth, with an occasional handful of knot heads visible where the rug has multiple wefts. Browns partially oxidised. Ends with trimmed warp finges and overlocking to secure, minute repair in outer barber pole guard band at lower end. Outer dark brown edges trimmed and re-overcast in dark brown. Clear, cheerful colour. Attractive rug and ready to use.
"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."