A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN
A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN
A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN
A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN
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A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP
Lot sold:750GBP

Description

A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN


circa 1875


approximately 57 by 55cm; 1ft. 11in., 1ft. 10in.

Condition Report

Ground is camel wool. Greens feel as if probably partially repiled, as do the dark browns. Red and black outer stripes, probably enhanced. There is a line of warped fringing at the lower edge of bag where it is fastened to plain weave back, the bag was probably made-up out of a larger rug.


"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."

Saleroom Notice

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue Please note that this is a rug of Iranian Origin, and due to recent changes in the U.S. law, carpets and rugs of Iranian/Persian origin can no longer be imported into the U.S.

Provenance

Rippon Boswell, Wiesbaden, 31 May 2014, lot 125.

Catalogue Note

Schürmann illustrates a Daghestan rug with near identical field design, see Caucasian Rugs, Maryland 1990, p. 122

A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN
A SHASHAVAN BAGFACE, NORTHWEST IRAN
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