ANTIQUE AFGHAN SULAYMAN ERSARI CARPET OF VERY ...

Item Number
MS-114

Size: 17ft 11in x 11ft 3in (545 x 343cm).

An exceptional and scarce example of a very large size traditional Afghan Sulayman carpet by Ersari Turkmen weavers.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has three rows of eight large Sulayman guls, the carpet has a very good soft burnt orange colour with the design in dark indigo blue.

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

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-114.
£8,500

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI CARPET OF VERY LARGE ...

Item Number
MS-125

Size: 16ft 9in x 11ft 6in (510 x 350cm).

An outstanding carpet of large size by Afghan Ersari weavers from North Afghanistan, Kunduz region.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has three rows of eight large Sulayman type guls, the carpet has a very good soft rose madder colour with the design in shades of indigo blue.

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

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS-125.
£8,000

ANTIQUE ERSARI KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, ...

Item Number
D-0684

Size: 11ft 10in x 6ft 11in (360 x 212cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Ersari Turkmen main carpet with the tradition Kizil Ayak gul design; there are three rows of ten large guls.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a rich red ground colour with some very nice blues and blue greens. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the bird head design. Note how the minor gul changes through out the carpet and the use of stars between each set of guls. There are also some nice filler elements used at the sides of the field.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear with good pile. The carpet retains it original kilim end finishes at both ends.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0684.
£8,000

VERY RARE SMALL MAIN CARPET, CENTRAL ASIAN ...

Item Number
MB-02

Size: 7ft 5in x 8ft 1in (225 x 247cm).

A very good small main carpet by the Turkmen of the Upper Amu Darya region or central Asian Kirghyz; the border can clearly be seen to be related to designs found on Beshir rugs and carpets.

Mid 19th century or earlier.

The carpet is well drawn with diagonal rows of hooked guls on a saturated red ground, all of the colours are vibrant and show dye qualities of the highest order.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The pile is long and glossy. I have found only one or two spots of re-piling. The carpet retains a few rows of kilim at both ends.

This is a very rare collectors rug in superb original condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MB-02
£7,500

ANTIQUE PERSIAN TABRIZ CARPET, ELEGANT TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

Item Number
MB-01

Size: 12ft 8in x 9ft 7in (386 x 293cm).

Antique Tabriz carpet of good room size with a very well drawn classical Persian design on a dark indigo blue ground.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a very elegant feel and would grace any room. The drawing of the carpet is very fine and detailed, the colours and design of the border give the carpet a light feel. The carpet is signed in the border, it is the name of the work shop who made it, 'Nemat Zadeh'.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The is one small area of slightly heavier wear. The carpet is very finely woven with excellent wool.

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: MB-01.
£5,000

ANTIQUE ERSARI KIZIL AYAK MAIN CARPET, VERY ...

Item Number
D-0800

Size: 8ft 2in x 6ft 6in (248 x 198cm).

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

Circa 1850.

The carpet has a soft madder red ground colour with some very nice shades of blue in the guls. The boarder is a very well drawn example of the classic Kizil Ayak bird design. The small squarish shape suggest an early date.

The carpet is in fair condition with even wear with medium / low pile. The carpet has had a long life and been repaired at numerous times to keep it in use, so there are areas of re-weaving as can be seen in the images. These are very well done an do not effect the visual appearance of the carpet. The carpet is of very fine weave with excellent wool. There are the remains of the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0800.
£4,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN LONG RUG WITH SCARCE DESIGN, ...

Item Number
MA-05

Size: 8ft 6in x 3ft 8in (260 x 113cm).

Antique Caucasian long rug with most unusual repeat design.

Late 19th century

A very interesting rug that is probably from the Gendje region.

The repeat design is very unusual, it is possibly a tree form or a tree with birds heads. The whole rug is covered with small filler elements between the trees.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion and a number of old repairs and re-weaves especially at the ends.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MA-05.
£3,995

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, ...

Item Number
MB-04

Size: 6ft 2in x 4ft 0in (187 x 123cm).

Antique South West Persian Tribal Qashqai rug with triple medallion.

Circa 1880.

This is a very fine and well drawn rug, with three hooked medallions on a dark charcoal ground. The rug is covered with a detailed lattice and boteh design. The ivory border with small boteh is beautifully drawn.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The charcoal field is showing some signs of oxidation.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use or is suitable for display as a wall hanging.

Stock Number: MB-04.
£3,500

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, EARLY ...

Item Number
D-0041

Size: 3ft 7in x 2ft 6in (110 x 77cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 9 gul chuval of an early date with superb colour.

Early 19th century.

The chuval is very well drawn with 9 large Yomut chuval guls, the minor gul is one of the earliest forms. The ivory ground border design is outstanding. There is a very good light indigo blue used in both the main and minor guls.

Slight wear with medium pile, the chuval retains it un-dyed wool plain weave back.

Hand washed and ready for display.

D-0041.
£3,000

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 ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
D-0639

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 4in (178 x 102cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval of very large size, with unusual turreted gul design.

Late 19th century.

This most unusual and scarce chuval is one of a pair, the design features two large turreted guls surrounded by six chuval guls. There are four half guls at the edges of the chuval. All of the guls contain silk highlights in pink and green silk. The elem is of the small shrub design, or as it is often called 'dancing ladies', this design is found on chuval by both the Ersari and Saryk Turkmen. The chuval is finely woven with excellent wool, it is complete with its original plain weave back. This chuval was without and doubt woven for some one of great importance. possibly a unique pair of chuval and highly collectible. The pair to this item is stock number D-0640. They are priced individually but I would be happy to discuss a special price for the pair.

Outstanding condition with very slight even wear.

Hand washed and ready for display.

D-0639.
£2,750

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
D-0640

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 5in (182 x 104cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval of very large size, with unusual turreted gul design.

Late 19th century.

This most unusual and scarce chuval is one of a pair, the design features two large turreted guls surrounded by six chuval guls. There are four half guls at the edges of the chuval. All of the guls contain silk highlights in pink and green silk. The elem is of the small shrub design, or as it is often called 'dancing ladies', this design is found on chuval by both the Ersari and Saryk Turkmen. The chuval is finely woven with excellent wool, it is complete with its original plain weave back. This chuval was without and doubt woven for some one of great importance. possibly a unique pair of chuval and highly collectible. The pair to this item is stock number D-0639. They are priced individually but I would be happy to discuss a special price for the pair.

Excellent condition with even wear. (this chuval has slightly more wear than its pair).

Hand washed and ready for display.

D-0640.
£2,750

ANTIQUE PERSIAN RUG BY THE KHAMSEH TRIBE ...

Item Number
MB-07

Size: 9ft 0in x 5ft 10in (274 x 178cm).

Antique South Persian Khamseh tribal rug of all over boteh design.

Circa 1890.

A rug of superb colour and design with very soft glossy wool. The rug has a wonderful border with large colourful boteh design.

Good condition with slight even wear, good pile. There are a few spots of slightly heavier wear and corrosion as can be seen in the images. Both ends retain some of the original stripped kilim end finish.

Very soft wool and fine weave, hand washed and ready for use. Suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: MB-07.
£2,750

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI YURT DOOR HANGING, ...

Item Number
D-0187

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 11in (182 x 122cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle and tree elem design.

2nd half 19th century.

A very good Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). This example has superb colour and two beautifully drawn elem (base) panels. The upper elem is of large stylised eagles and the lower panel is trees on a vivid indigo blue ground.

Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0187
£2,500

ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN DOWRY RUG WITH IKAT ...

Item Number
D-0561

Size: 3ft 9in x 3ft 7in (114 x 110cm).

Antique Beshir Turkmen rug of small square size, these rugs are generally considered to be ‘dowry’ weavings.

2nd half 19th century.

This is an excellent example with a very unusual ikat design, this design is found only on a small group of rugs and bags. Dowry weavings of this type are very scarce and collectable.

Note the elem panels at both ends containing a row of flowering shrubs.

The rug is very fine and has a soft floppy handle.

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

The rug is suitable for display and would make a superb wall hanging.

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

Stock Number: D-0561.
£2,500

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI YURT DOOR HANGING, ...

Item Number
D-0574

Size: 4ft 11in x 3ft 10in (149 x 118cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle and tree elem design.

2nd half 19th century.

A good Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). This example has rich colour and two beautifully drawn elem (base) panels. The upper elem is of large stylised eagles and the lower panel is trees on a dark indigo blue ground. The outer border and central column is of the curl leaf design.

Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0574.
£2,500

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN DIP KHALI DOWRY RUG ...

Item Number
D-0579

Size: 5ft 2in x 3ft 6in (157 x 107cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen rug of excellent design and colour, fine weave and small size; the rug is of a soft red colour with a superb green used through out. This small size of rug is known as 'dip khali'.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a compartment design with each row having 3 compartments with the exception of the 1st row which has 4. The border is the well known Turkmen sun burst and star design.

The rug is of a fine weave with very good soft wool and excellent colour.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: D-0579.
£2,250

ANTIQUE YOMUT OR TEKKE TURKMEN BLUE GROUND ...

Item Number
D-0593

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 3in (132 x 100cm).

Antique Tekke or Yomut Turkmen rug of very unusual design and colour, fine weave and small size; this is probably a dowry weaving.

Circa 1900.

The rug should be considered a scarce item, the blue ground is covered with very small and detailed boteh. The border is a shrub design with a different design at the ends.

The rug is of a very fine weave with a soft and floppy handle.

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

The rug is suitable for normal light use.

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

Stock Number: D-0593.
£2,250

OLD PERSIAN QUM RUG, VERY SOFT COLOURS ...

Item Number
MB-03

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 7in (196 x 140cm).

Old Persian Qum rug with fine weave and superb soft colours on an ivory ground.

Circa 1920.

This is a very fine and well drawn rug, with the Zili-Zultan design. Vases of flowers with birds and ducks either side. All the dyes are natural and this rugs comes from the earliest weaving period of the town of Qum.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use and could also be used for display as a wall hanging.

Stock Number: MB-03.
£2,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK THREE MEDALLION RUG WITH ...

Item Number
MA-01

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 10in (182 x 116cm).

Antique Caucasian 3 medallion Kazak rug with superb colour and great design.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of the classic three medallion design with a wide ivory border with the well known leaf and tuning fork design. The rug has an overall soft colour palate with the yellow in the upper and lower medallions being very pleasing. The field is an abrashed light indigo blue. The outer border is made up of colourful flower heads.

The rug is in fair condition with all over even wear and low pile. The ends have been re-woven and there are scattered old areas of re-piling and repairs. An attractive rug that is still suitable for floor use.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MA-01.
£2,250

OLD TRADITIONAL RED AFGHAN VILLAGE CARPET, PERFECT ...

Item Number
MS-115

Size: 10ft 9in x 7ft 5in (328 x 225cm).

Old Red Afghan carpet with traditional design, this carpet has superb colour with a very good deep rich red and a deep indigo blue. The carpet retains the original flat woven kilim end finishes at both ends.

Circa 1920.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile, the wool is really superb and very glossy.

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

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic floor use.

Stock Number: MS-115.
£2,250

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR GULS, ...

Item Number
MS-075

Size: 4ft 9in x 2ft 6in (144 x 76cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval with 'Salor' guls.

Circa 1880.

A very good chuval face with well drawn 'Salor' guls, the major gul is the Salor turreted gul and the minor gul is a very well executed version of the Salor minor gul found on both main carpets and chuval.

The chuval has superb colours including large amounts of cochineal dye. The drawing of the shrub design in the elem is very pleasing.

Excellent condition with very slight even wear.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-075.
£2,250

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 SOUTH WEST PERSIAN RUG BY THE ...

Item Number
MA-04

Size: 6ft 3in x 4ft 4in (191 x 131cm).

Antique Khamseh tribal rug with the well known boteh design on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

The rug is covered with many small boteh and in between each one there is a small bird and flowers. The border design is of a classic Khamseh design.

The rug is in good condition with a even wear and medium pile. The rug retains the original short kilim at both ends.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MA-04.
£1,750