ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

Item Number
D-682

Size: 10ft 7in x 6ft 6in (322 x 198cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet with all over shrub design.

2nd half 19th century

A really outstanding Timuri main carpet, the shrub design in this format is usually only found on smaller rugs and prayer rugs of the 'Dokhtar-e-Qazi' design. This carpet has classic Timuri borders and of particular note are the large end panels in soumak work.

Superb colour through out with great indigo blues and soft madder reds.

Slight even wear with good pile, some corrosion to the browns.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

This is a scare and very collectable example of Timuri weaving in condition making it suitable for floor use.

Stock Number: D-682
£9,000

ANTIQUE WESTERN AFGHAN BALUCH CARPET, SHRUB DESIGN, ...

Item Number
R-1259

Size: 12ft 2in x 6ft 7in (370 x 200cm).

A good antique main carpet by the Baluch of Western Afghanistan. The carpet is of the shrub design with a traditional Baluch border.

Circa 1870.

The carpet has the traditional dark indigo ground and burnt orange/red with ivory high lights. Note the long original kilim end finishes at both ends. Note also how the field design changes after about the first 30cm.

The carpet is in excellent condition with some slight wear and corrosion, the pile is medium.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

A very good and scarce example of 19th century Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: R-1259.
£7,500

ANTIQUE 'BIRD' BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN WITH ...

Item Number
H-136

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 4in (164 x 102cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour and beautiful birds.

Circa 1890.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design to the field, each diamond contains a bird or a large flower. The border is of a classic Baluch design. The colours are excellent with a good madder red and an abrashed indigo blue field.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilim at both ends, the lower end also has weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-136.
£3,000

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, OUTSTANDING COLOUR, ...

Item Number
H-9999

Size: 9ft 0in x 5ft 7in (275 x 170cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet of small size.

2nd half 19th century.

A really outstanding small Timuri main carpet, beautifully drawn with a superb star main border.

Superb colour through out with great blues, soft reds and highlights in yellow and ivory.

The best long kilim ends I have seen, decorated with floated weft work

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion, slight heavy wear to bottom left hand corner, kilim end backed and conserved.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-9999
£2,950

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH SNOW FLAKE LATTICE ...

Item Number
D-0207

Size: 8ft 11in x 4ft 9in (271 x 146cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with unusual colour with a superb snowflake lattice design.

Late 19th century.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design with each diamond containing a snow flake design. Between each diamond there is a small white flower. The rug has a very soft colour palette with light pinks, blues and ivory... there are large amounts of rich aubergine colour. The border is of interest, it is a classic Timuri Baluch border..

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and is finely woven. There is some corrosion to the browns.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0207.
£2,950

ANTIQUE PERSIAN BALUCH PRAYER RUG, 'SARAKHS' BALUCH, ...

Item Number
R-1357

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 10in (117 x 86cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug a design that is typical of the Sarakhs Baluch of Khorasan.

Late 19th century.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original decorated end finishes at the top end.

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

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1357.
£2,750

ANTIQUE BALUCH BLUE GROUND PRAYER RUG, MID ...

Item Number
D-341

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 4in (153 x 102cm).

Antique Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Mid 19th century.

This is a very old and interesting prayer rug, the superb light indigo blue ground is most unusual. The field design is a repeat tree of life, the main border is a star design. The hand placements are of a tree or shrub design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and low pile. The rug retains it original long kilim ends. There is heavy corrosion to the olive browns through out the rug.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-341.
£2,500

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Number
H-086

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 5in (260 x 164cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet with classic Afghan Timuri design.

Circa 1900.

A good small size main carpet with pleasing colour, the border design is typical of Timuri weaving. The carpet retains the original kilims at both ends decorated with a band of weft work.

The colours include indigo blues and soft madder reds.

Slight even wear with medium pile, some heavy corrosion to the browns.

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

Stock Number: H-086
£2,250

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, LARGE BOAT ...

Item Number
R-1109

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 5in (162 x 103cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour with a superb large scale boat border.

Circa 1870.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design to the narrow field .
surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with soft madder red, deep aubergine, several blues, ivory and black.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilim at the top end, this has weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1109.
£2,250

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE GROUND WITH ...

Item Number
D-479

Size: 4ft 4in x 2ft 11in (132 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Late 19th century.

A good blue ground Baluch prayer rug with tree of life design to the field. The hand placements also contain a tree design. The main border is of a repeat leaf design.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug retains it original long kilim ends with a chevron design at the top end and a stripe design with weft work at the lower end. The rug does contain some very early synthetic dye that helps date it to the late 19th century.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-479.
£2,000

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE GROUND, ...

Item Number
D-480

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 0in (131 x 92cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch blue ground prayer rug with traditional Afghan design.

Late 19th century.

A good blue ground Timuri Baluch prayer rug with traditional Afghan design to the field. This design is commonly found on rugs and main carpets attributed to the Timuri.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug retains it original kilim ends with weft work at the top end and a soumak panel at the lower end. The rug does contain some very early synthetic dye that helps date it to the late 19th century.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-480.
£2,000

ANTIQUE BLUE GROUND TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Number
D-480

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 2in (144 x 97cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Mid 19th century.

A good blue ground Timuri Baluch prayer rug with tree of life design to the field. The hand placements also contain a tree design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and low pile. The rug retains it original kilim ends with a stripe design and weft work decoration. There are small areas of damage to both kilim ends.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-480.
£2,000

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, KHORASSAN REGION, EASTERN PERSIA, ...

Item Number
MS-074

Size: 7ft 7in x 3ft 7in (231 x 109cm).

Antique Baluch rug from the Khorassan region of Eastern Persia.

4th quarter 19th century.

This is an outstanding rug with a very well drawn lattice design with the snowflake design. Note also the diagonal rows of white flowers. The field is dark indigo blue abrashed with a lighter blue at the top end. The rug is finely woven with superb wool. The ends are of particular interest, the chevron design is piled rather than flat woven, then there is a wide band of weft work decoration. The border is the classic Baluch boat design.

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

A very good collectable Baluch rug.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug will be hand washed prior to delivery and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-074.
£1,995

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, SUPERB LONG ...

Item Number
H-069

Size: 5ft 11in x 2ft 11in (185 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, probably Timuri tribe.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine diamond lattice design, the bright indigo blue diagonal lattice is really outstanding. The rug has a scarce border design on a charcoal coloured background.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original long kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

A very good collectable Baluch rug.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-069.
£1,950

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH LATTICE DESIGN IN ...

Item Number
R-1262

Size: 6ft 11in x 3ft 8in (212 x 112cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with a very unusual lattice design in blue.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design with mina khani type floral design,
surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with great electric blues, deep aubergine, madder red, ivory and black.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. There is some corrosion to the blacks.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1262.
£1,950

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG FROM FERDOWS REGION, CAMEL ...

Item Number
R-1163

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 6in (162 x 107cm).

Antique Baluch rug, these Baluch rugs are known as Arab Baluch from the Ferdows region..

Circa 1900.

The rug has a traditional design unique to this region, the floral design is on a camel ground.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion 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: R-1163.
£1,950

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, POSSIBLY TIMURI, LARGE SCALE ...

Item Number
D-0124

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 5in (193 x 104cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, probably Timuri tribe.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb Baluch rug with a large scale shrub design and a white ground boat border. The field is divided in to four compartments each containing a large shrub like design and also two guls of Turkmen form. The border is of a large scale. The field colour is a soft rose madder.

The rug is in good condition with some wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original long kilims at both ends. There are a few spots of foundation showing along with an old repair and small dark stain, these can be seen in the images.

A very good collectable Baluch rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0124.
£1,950

ANTIQUE PERSIAN BALUCH RUG, DIAMOND LATTICE DESIGN, ...

Item Number
R-879

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 3in (160 x 100cm).

Antique Persian Baluch rug from Eastern Persia.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design in alternate rows of indigo blue and madder red. The large scale border is of classic Baluch 'boat' design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains part of the original kilim at the top end.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-879.
£1,750

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, UNUSUAL DESIGN, GREAT COLOUR ...

Item Number
R-199

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 3in (192 x 99cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with interesting design

Late 19th century

A very nice Baluch rug, with one of the less common designs

Superb wool quality, excellent soft red field colour, with good blues

Very slight even wear with almost full pile, very soft wool

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-199
£1,750

ANTIQUE TRIBAL BALUCH RUG WITH LARGE SIZE ...

Item Number
R-121

Size: 7ft 10in x 3ft 10in (238 x 116cm).

Antique Baluch rug with large guls

4th quarter 19th century

A very nice Baluch with unusually large gul design

Alot of Turkmen influence in both the major and minor gul design

Very nice colours with a soft red field, some attractive blues

Good condition with even wear and fair pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-121
£1,750

ANTIQUE BALUCH MAIN CARPET, CHAKHANSUR REGION, SOUTH ...

Item Number
MS-127

Size: 12ft 10in x 6ft 7in (392 x 200cm).

Very good example of a main carpet by the Chakhansur Baluch of South West Afghanistan, border region near the Seistan Desert. Typical design for this region with the classic long kilim ends. Excellent wool, tight weave and natural dyes.

Circa 1880.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and corrosion, the pile is low / medium.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

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

A very good example of 19th century Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: MS-127.
£1,750

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG OF LARGER THAN NORMAL ...

Item Number
AOR-006

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 3in (211 x 129cm).

Antique Baluch rug with lattice design. A rug of desirable larger than average size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine latch hook medallion lattice design in alternate rows of different shades of madder red and cochineal on a indigo blue ground. The border is of classic Baluch leaf' design on a madder red ground.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and good long pile. The rug has very good glossy wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration. There is some corrosion to the olive browns as one would expect. The side bindings have been subject to numerous repairs over the years.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AOR-006.
£1,450

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, TURKMEN GUL DESIGN, FINE ...

Item Number
KASC-012

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 3in (178 x 100cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan of small size with a Turkmen gul design.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of a small size and has very soft wool and excellent colour throughout, the red is especially pleasing.

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

The top end retains the original kilim and end finish.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: KASC-012
£1,300

ANTIQUE AFGHAN TIMURI BALUCH RUG OF VERY ...

Item Number
R-865

Size: 4ft 7in x 3ft 3in (140 x 99cm).

Antique Afghan Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, very soft wool and good colours especially the bright indigo blue in the stars. The rug has a very unusual design of a grid of squares each containing a star. The rug retains its original long kilims at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight corrosion to the olive browns.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-865.
£1,250