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

Item Number
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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ANTIQUE KASHAN CARPET, PARADISE GARDEN, TREE OF ...

Item Number
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 ‘BENLIAN’ TABRIZ CARPET, SUPERB EXAMPLE, VERY ...

Item Number
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 NORTH PERSIAN FARAGHAN KELLEH CORRIDOR CARPET ...

Item Number
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 KASHAN CARPET, OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE WITH GREAT ...

Item Number
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 SOUTH WEST PERSIAN SHEKARLU QASHQAI RUG, ...

Item Number
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 Number
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 Number
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 Number
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 Number
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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OLD TURKMEN CARPET OF VERY LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
R-701

Size: 15ft 10in x 9ft 11in (483 x 302cm).

Old Turkmen carpet of traditional Tekke design, the carpet is of very large size and has superb soft wool and a very rich colour.

Circa 1920.

The carpet has 6 rows of Tekke guls and multiple borders with sunburst and octagon design.

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

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-701
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ANTIQUE SAROUK CARPET, WONDERFUL COLOURS & DESIGN, ...

Item Number
R-702

Size: 12ft 4in x 9ft 4in (376 x 283cm).

Antique Sarouk carpet of traditional floral design.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has thick heavy pile with rich colours derived from natural dyes. This is a very elegant yet hardwearing carpet.

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

The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-702
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ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN LURI OR KHAMSEH ...

Item Number
TS-022

Size: 8ft 5in x 5ft 5in (256 x 165cm).

Antique Luri or Khamseh garden rug

4th quarter 19th century

This superb rug is one of a small number belonging to the well documented group or tribal 'garden rugs'

The drawing is outstanding, with lions in each corner, a garden within a garden in the centre of the rug

the rug is covered with trees, flowers, and many different animals and birds

The colour palette is just glowing

The condition is excellent, with even wear and good pile

The sides have been rebound

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN STAR KAZAK RUG, RARE & ...

Item Number
KASC-05

Size: 7ft 9in x 5ft 2in (235 x 158cm).

Antique Caucasian star Kazak rug of rare and unusual design.

Late 19th century.

The rug has a red ground with three, eight pointed star medallions.

The colours are bold and striking; the field is filled with many traditional filler elements.

The borders are of classic Kazak design.

Note the two horses above the top medallion and a person either side of the middle medallion.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear, with medium-low pile.

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

Stock Number: KASC-05

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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG, WILD DESIGN & ...

Item Number
KASC-98

Size: 7ft 11in x 5ft 5in (242 x 166cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak village rug of Shirvan design.

Late 19th century.

This is an amazing Kazak rug, woven as a copy of this well-known Shirvan design but with a freedom of expression only found in Kazak village rugs.

The range of colours used is outstanding, especially the green in the border.

This is a unique rug, the like of which I have never seen.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: KASC-98
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ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN QASHQAI KASHKULI RUG ...

Item Number
H-002

Size: 8ft 0in x 4ft 4in (245 x 133cm).

Antique South West Persian Kashkuli Qashqai rug, with triple medallion design, outstanding drawing and colour. The three medallions are surrounded by a field with the heratti design. Note the beautifully drawn main border.

Circa 1880.

The rug is in outstanding condition with full pile and no signs of wear, original kilim end finish at the lower end.

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

A superb collectible display item.

Stock Number: H-002.
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19TH CENTURY STYLE FRENCH AUBUSSON, MODERN REPRODUCTION ...

Item Number
R-1217

Size: 18ft 4in x 13ft 3in (560 x 405cm).

A very large size aubusson in the 19th century French style.

About 15 years old.

This large aubusson is in the grand style of 19th century France, the ivory ground has a large single medallion surrounded by a quartered lattice with floral designs, The overall colour pallet is very soft and pastel. Aubusson carpets of this size are rare and difficult to find in the market today.

The aubusson is in excellent condition with no defects.

The aubusson has been backed with white linen to give it extra strength and durability.

The aubusson is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1217.
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ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, VERY SOFT ...

Item Number
R-1280

Size: 11ft 0in x 7ft 6in (335 x 228cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 6 rows of 9 guls.

Circa 1880.

The carpet has a soft red ground colour which is very easy to furnish with. The overall effect is that of a soft almost faded palette.

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

Both ends retain the original large elem panel end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1280.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, SUPERB, CIRCA ...

Item Number

Size: 11ft 11in x 7ft 0in (364 x 214cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen main carpet

Circa 1880

A superb carpet with excellent colour

Curl leaf main border

Note the people and animals in the top left hand corner

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

A few old re-weaves and a few spots of slightly heavier wear

Hand washed and ready for use

A good Turkmen main carpet suitable for furnishing use.

Ref: HB001
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LARGE ROOM SIZE CARPET AGRA DESIGN, PERFECT ...

Item Number
0096

Size: 15ft 11in x 11ft 10in (484 x 362cm).

Modern Hand woven Afghan carpet in the style of a 19th century Indian Agra carpet

This superb large room size carpet has the most wonderful design and colours

Excellent condition with no wear, full pile, perfect condition.

The carpet is new and unused.

Hand washed and ready for use.

A superb furnishing carpet

The carpet has been folded to fit into a small space for photography.

Stock Number: 0096

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ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN KILIM, OUTSTANDING COLOURS, ...

Item Number
KASC-08

Size: 8ft 5in x 6ft 5in (255 x 194cm).

Antique South Caucasian Shirvan kilim of outstanding colour and design.

4th quarter 19th century.

The colours include wonderful blues, greens, yellows and reds; there are also large amounts of white cotton used.

The kilim is very well drawn with a spacious large scale design. The weave is firm and dense.

This is a truly outstanding example of type.

The kilim is in excellent condition with very slight wear.

The kilim is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: KASC-08
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ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN QASHQAI RUG, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Number
AR-01

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 10in (177 x 118cm).

This rug is an outstanding example of nomadic tribal weaving by the Qashqai tribe of South West Persia.

Circa 1870.

The rug is of the two linked medallion format, the ivory ground medallions contain the emblem of the Qashqai tribe. The field is dark indigo blue and every part of it is covered with tribal elements such as flowers, stars and birds; of particular note are the two beautiful peacocks either side of the center. Each side of the field is flanked with a totemic tree.

The ivory ground spandrels (corners) are filled with flowers, shrubs and boteh. The rug is surrounded by two borders one ivory and the other a rare green border, both containing a linked leaf and flower design.

Both ends of the rug retain the original checkerboard finish.

The rug is in excellent condition with a fine weave and medium low pile. This is a fine and light weight rug. The rug has fine red wefts and ivory and brown hand spun wool warps. There are a few scattered old repairs that are almost impossible to detect.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use but would make a truly outstanding wall hanging.

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

Stock Number: AR-01
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ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN QASHQAI TRIBAL RUG, ...

Item Number
S-110

Size: 7ft 7in x 5ft 2in (230 x 157cm).

Antique Qashqai tribal rug

4th quarter 19th century

A very fine and well drawn rug, with excellent colours

Repeat floral design to the field with excellent borders

Good condition with slight even wear, good pile

Hand washed and ready for use.

Stock Number: S-110
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ANTIQUE KARAJA OR HERIZ CARPET, LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
MBT8

Size: 12ft 6in x 10ft 4in (380 x 295cm).

Antique Karaja or Heriz carpet

Circa 1900

A good example of large size

Excellent drawing and good colour

Soft red field with ivory spandrels

Excellent border design

Very good condition with even wear, good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A superb furnishing carpet suitable for heavy domestic use.

Stock Number: MBT-8
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