ANTIQUE IRISH DONEGAL CARPET IN THE INDIAN ...

Item Ref
R-1795

Size: 16ft 7in x 13ft 9in (505 x 420cm).

Antique Donegal carpet with a superb Indian Agra design.

Circa 1870.

This carpet was recently discovered in a grand country house in central Europe where it had probably been for all of its life. This is a really outstanding furnishing carpet that would grace the finest country house.

The carpet has a warm red background colour with a all over floral design in soft pastel shades.

The border is a dark forest green colour and contrasts well with the red field colour.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use such as a dining or living room.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1795.
£23,000

ANTIQUE ZIEGLER CARPET, WITH OUTSTANDING DESIGN AND ...

Item Ref
R-1707

Size: 17ft 1in x 12ft 0in (520 x 366cm).

Antique Persian Ziegler carpet of scarce design and colour.

Circa 1870/80.

The carpet has a beautiful range of soft pastel colours on a light indigo blue ground. The design is of the highest order that would have been specified for the grand country houses of the Victorian arts and crafts and aesthetic movement. The design has an organic naturalistic quality, with large flowers and leaves entwined with branches. The whole carpet has a feeling of movement and is surrounded by a stunning wide border.

This is superb decorative carpet that will look at home with the finest furnishings.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear with medium pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1707.
£22,000

ANTIQUE MAHAL CARPET, ALL OVER DESIGN ON ...

Item Ref
SP-01

Size: 13ft 5in x 10ft 8in (408 x 326cm).

Antique Persian Mahal carpet of large size, with all over design.

Circa 1880

A really outstanding example with all over herati design on an ivory field, the soft red border frames the carpet really well.

The carpet is beautifully drawn with wonderful colour throughout, this is an outstanding country house carpet.

Good condition with even wear, medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: SP-01.
£20,000

ANTIQUE TURKISH STAR USHAK DESIGN RUG, BEAUTIFUL ...

Item Ref
R-1924

Size: 8ft 5in x 4ft 10in (257 x 148cm).

Antique Turkish or Eastern European reproduction of a 17th century Star Ushak rug.

Circa 1900/20.

This rug is an outstanding reproduction of the famous and sought after 17th century Star Ushak design rug that is found displayed in the worlds great museums and private collections. It is thought that this reproduction was woven in Turkey or possibly Eastern Europe during the early part of the 20th century, it has been suggested that it could be from the workshop of the master weaver Teodor Tuduc, who had workshops in Brasov, Romania; and produced copies of some of the greatest 16th and 17th century rugs.

The rug has superb natural dyes throughout, with wonderful soft reds and a range of indigo blues. The rug is in excellent condition with only very slight wear in places and generally very good pile. There are one or two spots of old repairs.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

A rare opportunity to own a antique copy of a Star Ushak, a truly beautiful rug.

Stock Number: R-1924.
£17,500

ANTIQUE ‘JAIL’ AGRA CARPET, TIMURI BALUCH DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-702

Size: 11ft 7in x 11ft 9in (352 x 358cm).

Antique ‘Jail’ Agra carpet in a Timuri Baluch design.

Late 19th century.

These carpets were woven in the prisons of Agra, India during the latter part of the 19th century.

The carpet is of almost square size, the colours are wonderful with a richness and depth.

The Carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-702
£15,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH STAR ...

Item Ref
R-1042

Size: 8ft 6in x 3ft 6in (260 x 107cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with all over star design.

Mid 19th century.

A superb example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured stars on a midnight indigo blue field framed by a classic Talish border on an ivory ground.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1042
£12,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KASIM-USAG RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
H-126

Size: 7ft 9in x 4ft 4in (237 x 132cm).

Antique Caucasian Kasim-Usag rug of classic design with superb colour. Dated to the field 1311 (1893).

Circa 1893.

A truly outstanding example, wonderful dye quality with depth of colour, crisp drawing and perfect balance to the design.

Excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. Soft wool and a floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: H-126.
£12,500

ANTIQUE QASHQAI RUG, SHEKARLU BORDER, TRIPLE MEDALLION, ...

Item Ref
R-1356

Size: 7ft 0in x 5ft 0in (213 x 155cm).

Antique Qashqai rug, with triple latch hook medallion design, outstanding drawing and colour. The medallion is surrounded by a field filled with floral rosettes and tribal design elements. Note the beautifully drawn main border, which is identical to the one found on the famous 'Sigmund Freud' couch rug .

Circa 1880 or earlier.

The rug is very fine with very detailed drawing, the colours are of the highest possible quality.

The rug is in good condition with medium pile and even wear.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

A superb collectible display item, tribal weaving of the highest order.

Stock Number: R-1356.
£12,500

SULTANABAD CARPET, SOFT COLOURS, LARGE SIZE, 19TH ...

Item Ref
R-C5418

Size: 17ft 10in x 12ft 2in (537 x 365cm).

Sultanabad carpet with a soft colour palette.

About 10 years old.

This is an outstanding copy of a 19th century Sultanabad carpet of large size. The large scale floral design is on an 'antique' ivory ground.

This is superb decorative carpet that will look at home with the finest furnishings.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear with good pile. This carpet is unused since its manufacture and is in perfect condition.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-C5418
£12,000

SULTANABAD CARPET OF LARGE SIZE WITH LARGE ...

Item Ref
R-1762

Size: 17ft 11in x 12ft 6in (540 x 375cm).

Sultanabad carpet with a soft colour palette.

About 10 years old.

This is an outstanding copy of a 19th century Sultanabad carpet of large size. The large scale floral design is on an 'antique' gold ground.

This is superb decorative carpet that will look at home with the finest furnishings.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear with good pile. This carpet is unused since its manufacture and is in perfect condition.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1762
£12,000

ANTIQUE SAROUK CARPET, SUPERB COUNTRY HOUSE LOOK, ...

Item Ref
MB-22

Size:11ft 10in x 8ft 10in (360 x 267cm).

Antique Sarouk carpet of classical design dating from the end of the 19th century.

Circa 1890..

The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile, cut very short with a velvet like feel. The carpet has a central medallion of indigo blue on a soft madder red field filled with fine floral sprays. The border is of a traditional Sarouk design.

The floral design has amazing detail and is an outstanding example of type.

The colours are superb, with rich natural dyes throughout, clear reds, soft yellows and greens and mellow ivory.

The carpet is in fair condition with even wear and medium to low pile, there are a few scattered old re-weaves and spots of foundation. This is a good hard wearing carpet with plenty of life left in it, currently it has a used country house look, and is sold 'as is', we would be happy to restore the carpet if required at our restoration cost price.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MB-22.
£12,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EX ZALESKI ...

Item Ref
H-326

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 1in (180 x 93cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan prayer rug with lattice on an ivory ground.

Dated 1320 / 1902.

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn. This very finely woven, white-ground Shirvan prayer rug shows a precisely drawn diamond lattice design enclosing large palmettes. Two red hands ("Hand of Fatima"), two combs and many small animals are depicted next to the bridge-shaped arch positioned high up. The long and narrow format of this group clearly deviates from other prayer rugs made in the Shirvan area.

Good condition, original finishes all around, slight damage to the selvedge at the bottom left.

The rug has even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug would make a superb wall hanging.

This rug was part of the internationally renowned 'Zaleski Collection' sold at Rippon Boswell.

Stock Number: H-326.
£11,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN LORI PAMBAK KAZAK RUG, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-2010

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 3in (210 x 160cm).

Antique Caucasian Lori Pambak rug of traditional bold design with outstanding colours.

Circa 1880.

This is a good example of the classic Lori Pambak Kazak design, the bold central ivory ground quatrefoil medallion containing the totemic symbol of two opposed birds with crested heads. The large octagons at either end of the rug are made up of a bird head latch hook design with large stars to the centre. The field is a glorious deep red. The main ivory ground border is typical of Lori Pambak rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

A superb collectable rug offered in true showroom condition.

Stock Number: R-2010.
£11,000

ANTIQUE BIJAR CARPET OF OUTSTANDING DESIGN AND ...

Item Ref
R-1703

Size: 12ft 6in x 8ft 10in (382 x 270cm).

Antique Persian Bijar carpet of small medallion design with excellent natural dyed colours throughout.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a beautifully drawn small floral medallion on a very soft madder red field. The carpet is covered with floral sprays in soft pastel colours. In each corner is a small group of roses. The carpet has a very soft and light colour palette and is framed by a classic Bijar floral border on a dark indigo blue ground.

This is a furnishing carpet of the highest order and would grace any home.

As with most older Bijar weavings this carpet is on a wool foundation.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The carpet has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic floor use such as a dining or living room.

Stock Number: R-1703.
£11,000

OUTSTANDING TRIBAL KHAMSEH RUG, RARE DESIGN, GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-894

Size: 6ft 7in x 5ft 11in (200 x 180cm).

Antique Khamseh tribal rug of beautiful design and colour.

Circa 1870.

A scarce example of one of the most beautiful of all nomadic tribal designs woven by the Khamseh tribe. A few known rugs of this design are published in the leading books on tribal rugs.

The rug is of very fine weave with the floral design woven in natural dyes with wonderful saturated colours; making this a wonderful wall hanging or a statement on the floor of any room.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has always been very thin and light weight due to the fineness of the weave. There are a few scattered old re-weaves that are very hard to detect.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-894.
£11,000

FINE SILK RUG IN TURKISH HEREKE STYLE, ...

Item Ref
R-1048

Size: 8ft 2in x 8ft 1in (250 x 248cm).

A really beautiful example of a silk rug in the Turkish Hereke style, with a very classical medallion design.

About 20 years old.

The rug is of fine weave and superbly drawn; clearly a rug of very high quality. The colour palette is very soft and changes as you move around the rug with the light reflecting off the pile in different ways, the carpet shimmers in all lights.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

Silk pile on a silk foundation.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use and would make a wonderful statement in any room.

Stock Number: R-1048.
£10,000

ANTIQUE FARAGHAN VILLAGE CARPET WITH OUTSTANDING COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
R-1553

Size: 10ft 1in x 7ft 11in (308 x 242cm).

Antique Faraghan village carpet of unusual design with superb colour.

Circa 1880.

This is a very good example of a Faraghan small carpet with an all over design, the carpet has a light powder blue field covered with a large scale design of unusual form. The yellow / gold wide border is the outstanding feature of this carpet, it gives the whole carpet a very light and elegant feel.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use. The carpet is of a very useful small room size.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1553.
£10,000

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, EXCELLENT COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
H-320

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 3in (182 x 130cm).

Excellent Antique Tribal Qashqai rug with central medallion and all over floral design.

Circa 1880.

The rug has a abrashed mid indigo blue ground with a small central medallion, floating on a field which is covered with a floral design consisting of flowers and small rosette flower heads. Note the small animals that are hiding amongst the flowers. The rug has classic Qashqai border designs and retains the checker board design at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and almost full pile, the rug is of fine weave with good wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand. The dye quality is of the highest order.

This is a truly outstanding example of Qashqai weaving that has survived in untouched original condition.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-320.
£10,000

ANTIQUE KIZYL AYAK TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-1952

Size: 11ft 4in x 7ft 10in (345 x 238cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with the ‘tauk nuska’ ’ gul design; each segment of the gul contains two double headed birds.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a soft red ground colour which gives the carpet a very warm look, the border is of a classic Kizyl Ayak design. Note the very long kilim end finishes. The carpet is of very fine tight weave with soft glossy wool.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear with good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1952.
£10,000

ANTIQUE MAHAL CARPET, LARGE SIZE WITH STUNNING ...

Item Ref
AOR-040

Size: 13ft 11in x 10ft 10in (425 x 330cm).

Antique Mahal carpet of large square size.

Circa 1900.

The carpet is very striking with a large scale design and soft pastel colours on a deep indigo field.

The madder red border frames the carpet beautifully.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The carpet has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: AOR-040
£9,950

OLD ISFAHAN CARPET, SUPERB DESIGN, VERY ...

Item Ref
R-1390

Size:10ft 3in x 6ft 10in (312 x 207cm).

Old Isfahan carpet, of superb classic design with outstanding colours.

About 50 years old.

The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile of lambs wool. The carpet has a velvet like feel.

The carpet has a floral all over design and has amazing detail, it is an outstanding example of type. This is a carpet of the highest quality and would grace any room.

The colours are superb, with an antique gold ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The rich red border contrasts well with the gold ground.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1390.
£9,950

OLD TURKISH KAYSERI SILK CARPET WITH PARADISE ...

Item Ref
AOR-042

Size: 10ft 0in x 6ft 10in (305 x 208cm). Excluding the fringe.

A really beautiful example of a Turkish Kayseri silk carpet with the Paradise Garden design.

About 50 years old.

The carpet is of fine weave (8 x 8 knots per cm), and superbly drawn with excellent colour. The soft cream ivory coloured field is filled with an all over design of floral palmettes and many different animals including lions and deer all in soft pastel colours. The border in soft gold is of particular note.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile. The ends are in perfect condition. The carpet has been wall hung for all of its life.

Silk pile on a silk foundation.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use and would make a wonderful statement in any room.

Stock Number: AOR-042.
£9,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH MEMLINC ...

Item Ref
R-1130

Size: 9ft 9in x 3ft 7in (298 x 108cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with Memlinc gul design and outstanding colours.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured Memlinc guls in compartmented boxes framed by a classic Talish border on an ivory ground. The mustard yellow is really superb. The rug is of a fine weave with very good wool.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1130.
£9,500

OLD ISFAHAN RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN, SUPERB CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
R-1614

Size:10ft 10in x 7ft 0in (330 x 214cm).

Old Isfahan carpet, of superb classic design with outstanding colours.

Circa 1930.

The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile of lambs wool. The carpet has a velvet like feel.

The carpet has a floral lattice all over design and has amazing detail, it is an outstanding example of type. This is a carpet of the highest quality and would grace any room.

The colours are superb, with an madder red ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The light blue border contrasts well with the red ground.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1614.
£9,000

ANTIQUE TRIBAL QASHQAI CARPET, OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
H-191

Size: 10ft 2in x 6ft 4in (310 x 194cm).

South west Persian Qashqai tribal carpet of outstanding design.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has three linked latch hook medallions each containing emblems associated with the Qashqai tribe. The indigo blue field is covered with beautifully drawn tribal designs. The ivory ground border is of a classic design associated with the Shekarlu sub tribe of the Qashqai.

The carpet has superb natural dyes and has an array of wonderful colours.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, a tribal carpet of the highest order.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-191.
£8,500

ANTIQUE KIZYL AYAK ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, ...

Item Ref
R-1282

Size: 9ft 5in x 6ft 8in (286 x 204cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with the ‘tauk nuska’ ’ gul design; each segment of the gul contains two double headed birds.

Circa 1870.

The carpet has a rich red ground colour with some very nice blues and yellows. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the curled leaf design.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1282.
£8,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MARASALI PRAYER RUG, INSCRIBED AND ...

Item Ref
R-180

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 6in (159 x 106cm).

Antique Caucasian Marasali prayer rug

2nd half 19th century

A superb example, inscribed and dated 1283

Ivory ground with floral lattice

Superb drawing through out, with excellent colour

slight even wear, good pile

very fine weave

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-180.
£8,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN AKSTAFA STAR MEDALLION RUG, ...

Item Ref
AOR-044

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 6in (226 x 136cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Akstafa star medallion rug from the Eastern Caucasus.

Circa 1880.

This is an outstanding example of type, with three star medallions on a dark indigo blue field. The central medallion is in ivory and the two are in a soft madder red. The four corners of the rug contain large fan tailed birds, probably peacocks, there are smaller birds and floral rosettes throughout the field. Of particular note either side of the lower medallion is a lady and gentleman with two children. The ivory ground main border is of a classic Caucasian design. A very special rug.

The rug has even wear and medium pile, there is slight corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original fine ivory kilim.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-044.
£8,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN KARABAGH REGION LONG RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-328

Size: 7ft 9in x 3ft 10in (236 x 116cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh region long rug with a vertical row of five octagons on a clear red ground.

Circa 1880.

This is a truly outstanding example of Caucasian weaving, the wool quality is excellent, very soft to the touch, the dyes are first class, giving clear bright colours. The balance of the design and the wonderful yellow ground border sets this rug apart from most other Caucasians of this period.

A very similar rug is illustrated in 'Qarajeh to Quba' by Raoul E. Tschebull, Hali Publications, plate 41; page 174. Where the rug is attributed to the village of Boyuk Bahmanli, on the Aras river in the Fuzuli district of Karabagh.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. There is some corrosion to the black as one would expect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-328.
£8,500

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
R-1953

Size: 10ft 9in x 7ft 3in (327 x 220cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet from Northern Afghanistan.

Circa 1890.

This fine carpet has three rows of eight large guls with a diamond shaped minor gul.

The colours in this carpet are truly outstanding and the images do not do them justice.

The carpet retains its original long kilim ends and the wide over bound side finishes.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use such as a dining room or a living room.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1953.
£7,500

ANTIQUE ERSARI KIZYL AYAK TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, ...

Item Ref
R-1951

Size: 11ft 10in x 7ft 8in (360 x 234cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with a unusual variant of the ‘tauk nuska’ gul design; each segment of the gul contains two bird heads or horned animals.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a soft red ground colour which gives the carpet a very warm look, the border is of a classic Kizyl Ayak design. Note the very long kilim end finishes. The carpet is of very fine tight weave with soft glossy wool.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear with medium / low pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1951.
£7,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET WITH RARE ...

Item Ref
R-1830

Size: 9ft 6in x 5ft 11in (290 x 180cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 4 rows of 12 octagonal guls.

Mid 19th century or earlier.

A rare Tekke Turkmen main carpet, there are only 6 know examples of Tekke main carpets with this type of octagonal gul. This carpet is published in 'Oriental Rugs Volume 5 - Turkoman' by Uwe Jourdan.

The carpet is of very fine weave with soft velvet like wool, the carpet retains the long kilim end finishes at both ends. The drawing of the guls is crisp and clear, there are many interesting changes in the design throughout the carpet. Note the headless man in the border top righthand corner.

The carpet is in good condition with slight even wear with good pile. There are a few historic repairs to the kilim ends and also to the field, the sides have also at some time been slightly reduced and selvedges applied.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1830.
£7,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET OF LARGE ...

Item Ref
KH-02

Size: 13ft 9in x 8ft 2in (420 x 250cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet of large size with 5 rows of 17 guls.

Circa 1890.

The carpet is of a very unusual size, being longer than most that are available. The carpet is of a deep rich red colour with soft pink red to the guls and border. The drawing of both the main guls and the secondary guls is excellent. The border is a traditional Turkmen octagon design with many interesting elements. The carpet has complete long elems at both ends.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use and would make a superb furnishing carpet.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: KH-02.
£7,500

ANTIQUE HERIZ CARPET, GREAT CONDITION AND LARGE ...

Item Ref
R-1623

Size: 14ft 6in x 11ft 3in (442 x 342cm).

Antique Persian Heriz carpet with a traditional medallion design, deep plum red field colour. Classic dark indigo blue border that is very well drawn. This is a very substantial large size furnishing Heriz.

Circa 1920.

The Carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile.

This is a very good furnishing Heriz carpet.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1623.
£7,500

OLD NAIN CARPET, WOOL AND SILK, FROM ...

Item Ref
ROX-01

Size: 10ft 0in x 6ft 10in (304 x 209cm).

Old Persian Nain rug, wool and silk on a fine cotton foundation.

About 60 years old.

This outstanding carpet is a scarce example from the workshop of the Master Weaver 'Habibian'. Fathollah Habibian (1903-1995) ran one of the most famous Na'in workshops and is widely regarded as 'the father of Nain rugs'. Producing fine carpets with his brother Mohammed since his school days Fathollah Habibian is responsible for the design and weaving of some of the world's finest Nains. The workshop is now run by the son of Fathollah's daughter.

The carpet is of fine weave with tight fine pile of soft lambs wool with silk high lights. The carpet has a velvet like feel.

The carpet has a floral design around a central star medallion and has amazing detail, it is an good example of type. This is a carpet of good quality that would grace any room. Note the large eight point start is each corner. The carpet is signed 'Iran, Habibian, Nain' in a cartouche in the upper border.

The colours are superb, with an ivory ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The border provides a good contrast to the field.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile, and has recently been hand washed.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: ROX-01.
£7,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG MOGHAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-160

Size: 10ft 8in x 3ft 7in (325 x 110cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug, South East Caucasus

2nd half 19th century

An outstanding and interesting rug with 'Moghan' region type latch hook design

A beautifully drawn rug with rich colours

Excellent condition with even wear and low pile

Some re-piled areas and some corrosion to the blacks

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A truly superb runner with very genuine age, original end finishes.

Stock Number: R-160.


£7,500

ANTIQUE ISFAHAN CARPET, STUNNING DESIGN ON A ...

Item Ref
R-1298

Size: 14ft 0in x 10ft 4in (426 x 316cm).

Old Isfahan carpet of large size with all classic design, the carpet has a light ivory ground with a floral design in pastel shades.

Circa 1920.

The border is an outstanding feature of this carpet, with very fine detailed drawing.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use such as a dining room or a living room.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

A fine classic Persian carpet that would grace the finest room.

Stock Number: R-1298.
£7,500

ANTIQUE MALAYER RUG, VERY FINE WEAVE WITH ...

Item Ref
R-2011

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 3in (210 x 160cm).

An outstanding example of a Malayer rug with the 'Harshang' design on an dark indigo ground.

Circa 1900.

This rug is a rare example from this village featuring this sought after design which is usually found on Caucasian or North West Persian rugs of an earlier date. The borders of the rug are detailed and very well drawn, with the main border being an ivory ground floral design. The rug has a superb colour palette which glows against the midnight blue Indigo.

This is a superb example of village workshop weaving that will grace the finest room and compliment either antique or contemporary furnishing styles.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-2011.
£7,250

ANTIQUE HERIZ CARPET OF GOOD ROOM SIZE, ...

Item Ref
R-1627

Size: 13ft 3in x 9ft 3in (404 x 282cm).

Antique Persian Heriz carpet with a traditional medallion design, Burgundy red field colour with ivory spandrels. Classic dark indigo blue border that is very well drawn. The central medallion in dark indigo blue contrasts well with the field.

Circa 1920.

The Carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile.

This is a very good furnishing Heriz carpet.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1627.
£7,000

ANTIQUE HERIZ CARPET, LARGE MEDALLION DESIGN, RED ...

Item Ref
R-1626

Size: 13ft 4in x 9ft 11in (406 x 300cm).

Antique Persian Heriz carpet with a traditional medallion design, clear madder red field colour. Classic dark indigo blue border that is very well drawn. The large central medallion in dark indigo blue contrasts well with the field. This is a substantial furnishing quality Heriz carpet.

Circa 1920.

The Carpet is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile.

This is a very good furnishing Heriz carpet.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1626.
£7,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOP KAZAK WITH GREEN GROUND, ...

Item Ref
MT-005


Size: 8ft 2in x 4ft 8in (250 x 143cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of linked medallion design on a scarce green ground.

Circa 1880.

A good example of a Karachov Kazak rug with the traditional linked medallion design. The rug has four linked medallions on a sea green field, the colour combinations make this a visually striking rug. Note the many tribal filler items in the field, the design is visually similar to that found on Shirvan rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug has been fully restored and is offered in showroom condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MT-005.
£7,000

ANTIQUE TURKISH SIVAS KILIM OF SCARCE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1641

Size: 10ft 8in x 6ft 7in (326 x 201cm).

Antique Anatolian village kilim from the Sivas region of Central Eastern Turkey. The kilim has a most unusual and interesting design with tree of life.

Circa 1900.

Woven with a superb colour range of soft red, light indigo blue, green and orange.

Excellent condition, very slight wear, ideal furnishing kilim of good room size.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1641.
£7,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN AKSTAFA RUNNER, WONDERFUL COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
R-162

Size: 10ft 1in x 3ft 7in (305 x 108cm).

Antique Caucasian Akstafa runner

4th quarter 19th century

A beautifully drawn runner with 5, eight pointed star medallions

Good filler elements and animals in each corner

Excellent ivory ground border

Superb condition with slight even wear and good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-162.
£6,995

OLD HAND KNOTTED AFGHAN CARPET IN THE ...

Item Ref
R-1

Size: 18ft 1in x 12ft 6in (550 x 380cm).

Hand knotted Afghan carpet with a soft colour palette.

About 10 years old.

This is an outstanding copy of a 19th century Persian Ziegler design carpet of large size. The large scale floral design is on an 'antique' ivory ground.

This is superb decorative carpet that will look at home with the finest furnishings.

The carpet is in excellent condition with no wear with good pile. This carpet looks to be unused since its manufacture and is in perfect condition.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: R-1
£6,950

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN ZEJWA VILLAGE RUG OF SCARCE ...

Item Ref
H-299

Size: 5ft 10in x 4ft 11in (178 x 150cm)

Antique Caucasian Zejwa village rug of classic design.

Circa 1880.

Zejwa village is about 20km south of the town of Kuba in the eastern Caucasus. Rugs from this village are woven with a very distinctive serrated edge medallion design, they are one of the less common of the Caucasian village rugs.

This example is very closely related to the example published and discussed on page 304 of 'Oriental rugs Volume 1, Caucasian' by Ian Bennett. The design and border are almost identical to the published example.

Excellent condition, slight even wear with almost full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-299.
£6,950

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH AKSTAFA STAR ...

Item Ref
H-321

Size: 9ft 2in x 5ft 2in (280 x 157cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with Akstafa star design, from the Kuba region of the North East Caucasus.

Circa 1890.

The terracotta field with ten pale blue Akstafa stars outlined alternately in ivory and pale yellow; rosettes and flowerheads scattered in the field; dark blue angular floral fine main border with a few small birds taking refuge in places; ivory star and lozenge outer guard. Close clipped velvety wool, vibrant palette and soft, fine handle.

The rug has slight even wear and good pile, there is corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original fine ivory kilim decorated with small coloured dots. There are slight losses to the kilim in places.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-321.
£6,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CHELABERD KAZAK SINGLE MEDALLION RUG ...

Item Ref
H-323

Size: 5ft 2in x 3ft 11in (158 x 120cm)

Antique Caucasian Chelaberd Kazak single medallion rug of small size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Kazak rug of the sought after and well known Chelaberd design, also known as Eagle Kazak rugs. These rugs are from the Karabagh region of the South West Caucasus. This example is of unusually small size with a well drawn single medallion, the border design is typical for the region.

The rug has superb colour with soft terracotta reds, yellows, blues, greens, ivory and browns; the weave is typical Kazak weave with long glossy pile.

Great condition, slight even wear with generally good pile, slightly lower in places. There is some corrosion to the browns, a few small old repairs, both ends have one or two rows completed in the corners.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use or would make a great display item.

Stock Number: H-323.
£6,500

ANTIQUE AHAR HERIZ CARPET, CLASSIC DESIGN, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
H-313

Size: 11ft 2in x 8ft 1in (340 x 247cm).

Antique Ahar Heriz carpet with a very well-drawn traditional small medallion design with very good and clear colours.

Circa 1900/20.

The border is very attractive and has a very detailed classic Heriz design.

The Carpet is in outstanding condition with very slight wear and good pile.

This is an outstanding furnishing Heriz.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-313.
£6,500