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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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 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.
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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.
SOLD