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.
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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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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 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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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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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 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 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 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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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 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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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 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 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 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 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 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 PERSIAN TABRIZ CARPET, IVORY GROUND WITH ...

Item Ref
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 PERSIAN TABRIZ CARPET, ELEGANT TRADITIONAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
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 ...

Item Ref
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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ANTIQUE KASHAN CARPET, OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE WITH EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
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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