ANTIQUE LOUIS XV AUBUSSON TAPESTRY, AFTER JEAN-BAPTISTE ...

Item Ref
DB-003

Size: 7ft 4in x 14ft 11in (225cm high x 455cm wide).

A Louis XV genre tapestry, Aubusson, from the series Les Amusements
Champetres, after Jean-Baptiste Oudry.

Circa 1770

Woven with ladies and gentlemen playing Blind Man's Buff,
within a four-sided frame pattern red and gold guilloche border with
intermittent floral sprays,

The original Oudry designs were first woven in the Beauvais manufactory in
1730.


Outstanding condition, fully conserved and ready for display.

Stock number: DB-003.
SOLD

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, IGDYR TRIBE, ...

Item Ref
H-167

Size: 9ft 4in x 5ft 7in (285 x 170cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen main carpet by the Igdyr sub tribe. Turkmenistan, Central Asia.

19th Century.

The carpet has a rich aubergine ground colour with blues, greens, apricot ivory and yellow. The boarder is a very well drawn example of a classic Yomut design. The carpet is of a rare format with three rows of twelve 'tauk-nauska' guls. The minor gul is of a very scarce and unusual form. The elems at both ends are decorated with large Turkmen trees.

The carpet is in outstanding condition with very slight even wear with full pile.

This is a highly collectable carpet in outstanding condition with wonderful colour.

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

Stock Number: H-167.
SOLD

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN THREE MEDALLION SOUMAK CARPET OF ...

Item Ref
H-190

Size: 294 x 203cm (9ft 8in x 6ft 8in).

Antique Caucasian soumak carpet of three medallion design of scarce format with superb colour.

Circa 1880.

This soumak is of the classic three medallion format surrounded by eight yellow octagons, the rare feature is the wide area of the field inside the main blue border that contains a wide range of interesting design elements. Note the beautifully drawn animal and inscription. The soumak has superb colour and includes a soft green that is found in the earliest examples.

The soumak is in excellent condition with slight wear and a few scattered old repairs.

The soumak is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-190.
SOLD

OLD PERSIAN ISFAHAN CARPET, SUPERB ALL OVER ...

Item Ref
DB-001

Size:13ft 11in x 9ft 11in (425 x 300cm).
Old Persian Isfahan carpet, of superb classic all over design with outstanding colours.
Circa 1950.
The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile of lambs wool on a very fine silk foundation. 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 ivory colour ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The rich red border contrasts well with the ivory 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: DB-001.
SOLD

OLD PERSIAN KIRMAN CARPET BY MASTER WEAVER ...

Item Ref
DB-002

Size:16ft 6in x 11ft 4in (504 x 346cm).

Old Persian Kirman carpet of classical garden design from the workshop of master weaver Rashid Farrokhi. His signature can be found in the cartouche in the end border.

Circa 1920/30.

The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile, cut short with a firm velvet like feel.

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

The colours are superb, with rich natural dyes throughout, clear rich reds, soft blues and greens against a dark indigo field.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very even slight wear and almost 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: DB-002
SOLD

ANTIQUE BAKHTIARI CARPET, LARGE SIZE, STUNNING DESIGN ...

Item Ref
R-551

Size: 19ft 2in x 13ft 7in (584 x 414cm).

Antique Bakhtiari carpet of exceptional design on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

The natural colours are superb and include a good yellow and soft greens and blues.

A wonderful furnishing carpet of large size.

The Carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost 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-551
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SUPERB OLD TURKISH KAYSERI SILK CARPET, RARE ...

Item Ref
WM-001

Size: 9ft 7in x 6ft 7in (292 x 201cm).

A really beautiful example of a Turkish Kayseri silk carpet in the Hereke style, with a very classical design and a rare pistachio green field with wide ivory border.

About 50 years old.

The carpet is of fine weave and superbly drawn; clearly the work of a master weaver.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile. The ends need to be re-fringed, this is included in the price.

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: WM-001.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN LORI PAMBAK RUG, DATED, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-1197

Size: 10ft 7in x 5ft 9in (322 x 175cm).

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

Circa 1900.

This rug is on outstanding large size example of type, the drawing and colour palette is of the highest order. The rug is also dated four times to the field. The border designs are simple and spacious, adding to the total appeal of the rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good 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 of exhibition quality.

Stock Number: R-1197.
SOLD

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KASIM USHAK OR LENKORAN KAZAK ...

Item Ref
R-9999

Size: 8ft 10in x 5ft 9in (268 x 174cm).

Antique Caucasian Kasim Ushak or Lenkoran region rug of outstanding bold design with stunning colours.

Circa 1900.

This rug is a good large size example of type, the drawing and colour palette is of the highest order including a beautiful green. The rug has superb soft wool with long glossy pile.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight 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.

A superb collectable rug of exhibition quality.

Stock Number: R-9999.
SOLD

ANTIQUE ‘BENLIAN’ TABRIZ CARPET, SUPERB EXAMPLE, VERY ...

Item Ref
R-790

Size: 12ft 6in x 9ft 10in (380 x 299cm).

Antique Tabriz carpet from the famous workshops of ‘Benlian’; note his well-known star signature in the corner.

Circa 1920.

This is a superb example with detailed design and very soft colours.

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-790
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ANTIQUE KASHAN CARPET, PARADISE GARDEN, TREE OF ...

Item Ref
KAS

Size: 10ft 2in x 6ft 11in (310 x 210cm).

Antique Kashan carpet with a ‘paradise garden’ design, containing a ‘tree of life’ with many birds and animals.

Circa 1900.

This is a truly outstanding example of this design, beautifully drawn on an apricot coloured ground. All the colours really sparkle.

The border is wonderful with each small cartouche containing a picture of a bird or an animal.

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

The wool is very soft, probably lambs (kurk) wool.

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

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic floor use or would make a great wall hanging.

Stock Number: KAS
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OLD PERSIAN NAIN RUG, WOOL & SILK ...

Item Ref
R-9995

Size: 8ft 10in x 5ft 5in (270 x 165cm).

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

About 50 years old.

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

The rug has a floral design around a central medallion and has amazing detail, it is an outstanding example of type. This is a rug of the highest quality that would grace any room.

The colours are superb, with an ivory ground with the design in beautiful soft pastel colours. The border contrasts well with the ivory ground.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-9995.
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ANTIQUE NORTH PERSIAN FARAGHAN KELLEH CORRIDOR CARPET ...

Item Ref
R-1060

Size: 16ft 11in x 6ft 1in (515 x 186cm).

Antique North West Persian Faraghan Kelleh with Herati design on a warm madder red field field with beautifully drawn ivory border.

Circa 1890.

A very striking kelleh with an overall light feel due to the extensive use of ivory, yellows and soft blues in the field design and border. This is an exceptional carpet with very fine weave.

The carpet has a very impressive country house feel, a quality very difficult to find in the market today.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-1060.
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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.
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ANTIQUE ZEIGLER MAHAL CARPET, WONDERFUL COLOURS & ...

Item Ref
R-708

Size: 14ft 2in x 10ft 3in (432 x 313cm).

Antique Zeigler Mahal carpet of traditional floral design.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a beautiful range of soft pastel colours on an indigo ground.

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

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-708.
SOLD

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.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN AKSTAFA PRAYER RUG, IVORY GROUND ...

Item Ref
H-174

Size: 6ft 2in x 2ft 11in (187 x 90cm).

Antique Caucasian Akstafa prayer rug of exceptional design.

2nd half 19th century.

A beautifully drawn prayer rug with superb colour. The rug is long and narrow with an ivory ground, the design is woven in pastel shades. The border is of classic Akstafa design. The rug is very fine with superb soft wool.

Superb condition with slight even wear and good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-174.
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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.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CHAJLI LONG RUG, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
H-316

Size: 9ft 7in x 3ft 8in (292 x 112cm).

Antique Caucasian Chajli long rug with all triple medallion design.

Circa 1860.

A superb example of a Chajli long rug, with three large octagonal medallions on a soft madder red field framed by a classic border. The colours are outstanding with superb fully saturated dyes. The weave is fine with soft wool. There are minor re-weaves to the ends.

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: H-316.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN LONG RUG, DATED 1855, ...

Item Ref
H-342

Size: 9ft 0in x 4ft 3in (275 x 130cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan long rug with Memling gul design, dated 1855..

Dated 1271 which is 1855.

An outstanding and early Caucasian Shirvan long rug with three rows of thirteen small Memling guls within boxed octagons on a dark indigo blue ground. The dye quality and range of colours is really superb and demonstrate Caucasian weaving of the highest quality. The rug is framed by an ivory ground Kufic border which contains the date panel. There are also two human figures in the lower left hand side of the border.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and almost full pile, the rug retains a small original kilim end finish at both ends. The rug is in original condition with no re-weaving.

A scarce dated Shirvan rug in outstanding condition suitable for adding to any collection.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-342.
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ANTIQUE HERIZ CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOURS, GREAT FURNISHING ...

Item Ref
H-295

Size: 11ft 1in x 8ft 6in (337 x 260cm).

Antique Heriz carpet with a very well-drawn large medallion and excellent clear soft colours.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a central medallion of traditional Heriz design, the ground colour is a superb madder red and the shades of indigo blue stand out well against it. The spandrels are a beautiful soft blue with hints of green. The well drawn border frames the carpet well.

A designers dream carpet for that timeless country house look.

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

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

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

Stock Number: H-295.
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ANTIQUE KIZYL AYAK TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-1832

Size: 12ft 2in x 7ft 8in (370 x 234cm).

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-1832.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET OF ...

Item Ref
MS-133

Size: 10ft 10in x 8ft 7in (330 x 262cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet from Southern Turkmenistan or Northern Afghanistan.

2nd half 19th century.

This fine carpet has 3 rows of 7 large guls, each gul is of very large size and contains 4 boxed stars to the centre. The rows of guls are separated by a complex linked star design. The border design is most unusual being made up of a repeat boxed star design.

The colours in this carpet are truly outstanding and the images do not do them justice. The field is an soft coral madder red, the indigo blues range from a very light blue, a blue/green and a dark indigo blue.

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

The carpet is of a good size, this is without doubt a scarce and outstanding example of tribal weaving.

The carpet is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-133.
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ANTIQUE KASHAN CARPET, OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE WITH GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-742

Size: 11ft 10in x 8ft 10in (360 x 270cm).

Antique Kashan carpet of classic design and truly outstanding colour.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a large elongated central medallion with reds, blues and ivory, with highlights in soft yellows, greens and pinks.

The border is an outstanding feature of this carpet being of large scale with a flowing design.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-742

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ANTIQUE TURKISH OUSHAK CARPET, GREAT DESIGN & ...

Item Ref
R-550

Size: 10ft 4in x 10ft 6in (315 x 320cm).

Antique Turkish Oushak carpet of square size, the carpet is of a traditional Oushak design on an ivory coloured ground.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has good wide borders with excellent colour.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight 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: R-550
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OLD PERSIAN ISFAHAN CARPET, WOOL & SILK ...

Item Ref
R-9997

Size:10ft 6in x 6ft 7in (320 x 200cm).

Old Persian Isfahan carpet, wool and silk on a very fine silk foundation.

About 40 years old.

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

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

The colours are superb, with an ivory ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The deep indigo border contrasts well with the ivory 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-9997.
SOLD

OLD PERSIAN ISFAHAN CARPET, WOOL & SILK ...

Item Ref
R-9996

Size:10ft 6in x 6ft 7in (320 x 200cm).

Old Persian Isfahan carpet, wool and silk on a very fine silk foundation.

About 40 years old.

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

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

The colours are superb, with an ivory ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The red border contrasts well with the ivory 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-9996.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
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
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ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN SHEKARLU QASHQAI RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-007

Size: 7ft 8in x 4ft 9in (234 x 146cm).

Antique Shekarlu Qashqai rug of classic design.

Circa 1880.

This classic Shekarlu has a field full of tribal motifs, including shrubs, flowers, animals and birds, and the Shekarlu comb design.

The array of colours is outstanding including yellows, soft blues, reds and greens. The border is of typical Shekarlu design, both ends have the original long kilim end finishes and plaited tassels. The rug has a soft floppy handle.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-007.
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ANTIQUE MAHAL CARPET, SUPERB ALL OVER DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
S-89

Size: 15ft 1in x 11ft 10in (460 x 360cm).

Antique Mahal carpet of large size

Circa 1900

A really outstanding example with all over design on an indigo blue field

Beautifully drawn with wonderful colour throughout

Very slight wear and almost full pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A superb furnishing carpet suitable for heavy domestic use

Stock Number: S-89
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ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, 2ND ...

Item Ref
S2

Size: 14ft 11in x 6ft 1in (455 x 185cm).

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen main carpet

Second half 19th century

A superb carpet of classic Beshir design

Wonderful colours and many Beshir design elements

Note how the border design changes along its length

Excellent condition with even wear, good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use.

Stock Number: S2
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OUTSTANDING COPY OF A 19TH CENTURY PERSIAN ...

Item Ref
MA-99

Size: 17ft 5in x 12ft 2in (530 x 370cm).

Copy of a 19th century Persian shrub carpet made using hand spun wool and natural dyes.

New unused condition.

This is an outstanding copy of a 19th century Persian shrub or garden carpet of large size. The all over shrub design is on an ivory ground, the floral design is in soft pastel colours. The border is of a classic floral design and beautifully drawn on a soft gold ground.

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

This carpet is unused since its manufacture and is in perfect condition.

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MA-99
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN SULAYMAN ERSARI CARPET OF VERY ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI CARPET OF VERY LARGE ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH UNUSUAL NORTH ...

Item Ref
R-1509

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 6in (227 x 137cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with unusual design.

Circa 1900.

This is a most unusual Shirvan rug, the field and border designs are both normally associated with carpets and rugs woven in the North of Persia. The field is a large scale version of the heratti design and the border is often seen on Heriz and Faraghan rugs and carpets. This is an exceptional rug, well drawn with superb colour.

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-1509.
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ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN TRIBAL CARPET BY ...

Item Ref
R-1548

Size: 11ft 2in x 6ft 9in (341 x 205cm).

Antique south west Persian Khamseh tribal carpet of outstanding design.

Circa 1890.

The carpet has three linked medallions each containing the emblem associated with the Qashqai tribe. The indigo blue field is covered with beautifully drawn tribal designs. The striped cane design at the sides is a clear pointer to Khamseh origin along with the border designs which are typical of Khamseh weaving.

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: R-1548.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE ZIEGLER CARPET, ALLOVER DESIGN, GREAT COLOUR ...

Item Ref
R-235

Size: 11ft 10in x 8ft 2in (355 x 245cm).

Antique Ziegler carpet with all over ‘floral’ design.

Late 19th century.

The carpet has a deep indigo blue field with soft yellows, blues, greens and ivory giving it a light feel. The carpet has excellent soft wool.

The Carpet is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. This is a good furnishing carpet with excellent colour.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-235
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ANTIQUE SHEKARLU QASHQAI RUG, SUPERB DRAWING AND ...

Item Ref
R-288

Size: 8ft 0in x 5ft 9in (243 x 175cm).

Antique Shekarlu Qashqai rug of classic design.

4th quarter 19th century.

This classic Shekarlu has a field full of tribal motifs, including shrubs, flowers, animals, birds, people and the Shekarlu comb design.

The array of colours is outstanding including yellows and greens. The border is of typical Shekarlu design, both ends have checker board finishes. The rug has a soft floppy handle.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-288


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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, OUTSTANDING COLOUR ...

Item Ref
R-789

Size: 11ft 2in x 9ft 6in (340 x 290cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen main carpet from Southern Turkmenistan or Northern Afghanistan.

Late 19th century.

This fine carpet has 3 rows of 6 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 of a larger size than is normally found.

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-789

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ANTIQUE PERSIAN TABRIZ CARPET, IVORY GROUND WITH ...

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AOR-CB01

Size: 12ft 2in x 9ft 2in (370 x 280cm).

Antique Tabriz carpet of good room size with ivory ground and small medallion, the carpet has a floral design in pastel shades with a soft red border.

Circa 1900/20.

The carpet has a real country house feel, the soft colours will bring warmth to any room.

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

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

The carpet will be hand washed and the sides rebound prior to delivery, this is included in the price.

Stock Number: AOR-CB01.
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ANTIQUE INDIAN AGRA RUG, BOTEH DESIGN, STRIKING ...

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R-1764


Size: 7ft 11in x 5ft 1in (241 x 155cm).

Antique ‘Jail’ Agra rug with all over large boteh design.

Circa 1870/80.

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

This rug is a superb example with a very dark indigo ground covered in large boteh design, the boteh are in gold, green, aubergine and ivory. The border is a striking diagonal stripe design.

The rug is in excellent condition with almost no wear and full pile, the wool is very soft. The rug retains a small kilim at both ends in light indigo blue.

It is rare to find such an outstanding example in almost perfect condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1764.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN MAIN CARPET WITH KEPSE ...

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MT-006

Size: 9ft 7in x 5ft 9in (291 x 174cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen main carpet with the ‘Kepse’ gul design.

2nd half 19th century.

The carpet has a rich aubergine ground colour with the large Kepse guls in diagonal line of differing colours. The include three shades of indigo blue and a blue/green. The border is of the traditional curled leaf design. The long elem end panels are filled with classic Turkmen tree designs.

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.

A superb example of a small size Yomut Turkmen main carpet.

Stock Number: MT-006
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ANTIQUE KASHAN CARPET, OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE WITH EXCELLENT ...

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R-1347

Size: 14ft 1in x 10ft 1in (430 x 308cm).

Antique Kashan carpet of classic medallion design and outstanding colour.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has a large elongated central medallion on a red ground, with a floral spray design in reds, blues and ivory, with highlights in soft yellows, greens and pinks.

The border is an outstanding feature of this carpet being of large scale with a flowing design on a deep indigo blue ground.

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

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

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

Stock Number: R-1347
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ANTIQUE PERSIAN TABRIZ CARPET, ELEGANT TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

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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.
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VERY RARE SMALL MAIN CARPET, CENTRAL ASIAN ...

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

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

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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.
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