Overall measurements: 196cm across the top, 188cm across the bottom, 220cm the left hand side, 220cm the right hand side.
Pile overall generally good for age, approximately 2-3mm in depth. Some localised spot wear to foundation and some minor spot re-piling in the lower medallion. Upper border missing section as visible in photograph,lower border with end guard missing. Glorious colour including a light mauve, and range of shades of blue and green. Extremely pretty, great scale and proportions, a very early and lovely example. "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."