ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH STAR ...

Item Ref
R-1042

Size: 8ft 6in x 3ft 6in (260 x 107cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with all over star design.

Mid 19th century.

A superb example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured stars on a midnight indigo blue field framed by a classic Talish border on an ivory ground.

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-1042
£12,500
| $17,420 USD | €14,568 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KASIM-USAG RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
H-126

Size: 7ft 9in x 4ft 4in (237 x 132cm).

Antique Caucasian Kasim-Usag rug of classic design with superb colour. Dated to the field 1311 (1893).

Circa 1893.

A truly outstanding example, wonderful dye quality with depth of colour, crisp drawing and perfect balance to the design.

Excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. Soft wool and a floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: H-126.
£12,500
| $17,420 USD | €14,568 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EX ZALESKI ...

Item Ref
H-326

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 1in (180 x 93cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan prayer rug with lattice on an ivory ground.

Dated 1320 / 1902.

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn. This very finely woven, white-ground Shirvan prayer rug shows a precisely drawn diamond lattice design enclosing large palmettes. Two red hands ("Hand of Fatima"), two combs and many small animals are depicted next to the bridge-shaped arch positioned high up. The long and narrow format of this group clearly deviates from other prayer rugs made in the Shirvan area.

Good condition, original finishes all around, slight damage to the selvedge at the bottom left.

The rug has even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug would make a superb wall hanging.

This rug was part of the internationally renowned 'Zaleski Collection' sold at Rippon Boswell.

Stock Number: H-326.
£11,000
| $15,330 USD | €12,819 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN LORI PAMBAK KAZAK RUG, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-2010

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 3in (210 x 160cm).

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

Circa 1880.

This is a good example of the classic Lori Pambak Kazak design, the bold central ivory ground quatrefoil medallion containing the totemic symbol of two opposed birds with crested heads. The large octagons at either end of the rug are made up of a bird head latch hook design with large stars to the centre. The field is a glorious deep red. The main ivory ground border is typical of Lori Pambak rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and medium 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 offered in true showroom condition.

Stock Number: R-2010.
£11,000
| $15,330 USD | €12,819 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG, OUTSTANDING CONDITION ...

Item Ref
H-364

Size: 8ft 2in x 3ft 9in (250 x 115cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with abrashed indigo blue field.

Circa 1880.

This is an outstanding example of a Talish long rug, it has a classic Talish design and ivory ground rosette border, the change in colour (abrash) in the lower half of the plain indigo blue field adds visual interest. The use of yellow in the small reciprocal design on the edge of the blue field is a nice feature.

The rug is in superb condition with very slight even wear and good pile, the wool is soft and the weave is fine.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A truly outstanding example of type.

Stock Number: H-364.
£11,000
| $15,330 USD | €12,819 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOV KAZAK RUG OF CLASSIC ...

Item Ref
H-373

Size: 7ft 4in x 5ft 4in (224 x 163cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of classic design on a red ground.

Circa 1880.

A good example of a Karachov Kazak rug with the traditional large octagonal central medallion design. The central medallion is on an ivory ground, the four corners contain the square and star design and include a very good soft green. Note the many tribal filler items in the field. The main border is of a very traditional design on a indigo blue ground, it is very well drawn.

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 or display.

Stock Number: H-373.
£11,000
| $15,330 USD | €12,819 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH MEMLINC ...

Item Ref
R-1130

Size: 9ft 9in x 3ft 7in (298 x 108cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with Memlinc gul design and outstanding colours.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured Memlinc guls in compartmented boxes framed by a classic Talish border on an ivory ground. The mustard yellow is really superb. The rug is of a fine weave with very good wool.

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-1130.
£9,500
| $13,239 USD | €11,071 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MARASALI PRAYER RUG, INSCRIBED AND ...

Item Ref
R-180

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 6in (159 x 106cm).

Antique Caucasian Marasali prayer rug

2nd half 19th century

A superb example, inscribed and dated 1283

Ivory ground with floral lattice

Superb drawing through out, with excellent colour

slight even wear, good pile

very fine weave

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-180.
£8,500
| $11,846 USD | €9,906 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN AKSTAFA STAR MEDALLION RUG, ...

Item Ref
AOR-044

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 6in (226 x 136cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Akstafa star medallion rug from the Eastern Caucasus.

Circa 1880.

This is an outstanding example of type, with three star medallions on a dark indigo blue field. The central medallion is in ivory and the two are in a soft madder red. The four corners of the rug contain large fan tailed birds, probably peacocks, there are smaller birds and floral rosettes throughout the field. Of particular note either side of the lower medallion is a lady and gentleman with two children. The ivory ground main border is of a classic Caucasian design. A very special rug.

The rug has even wear and medium pile, there is slight corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original fine ivory kilim.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-044.
£8,500
| $11,846 USD | €9,906 EUR

ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN KARABAGH REGION LONG RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-328

Size: 7ft 9in x 3ft 10in (236 x 116cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh region long rug with a vertical row of five octagons on a clear red ground.

Circa 1880.

This is a truly outstanding example of Caucasian weaving, the wool quality is excellent, very soft to the touch, the dyes are first class, giving clear bright colours. The balance of the design and the wonderful yellow ground border sets this rug apart from most other Caucasians of this period.

A very similar rug is illustrated in 'Qarajeh to Quba' by Raoul E. Tschebull, Hali Publications, plate 41; page 174. Where the rug is attributed to the village of Boyuk Bahmanli, on the Aras river in the Fuzuli district of Karabagh.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. There is some corrosion to the black as one would expect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-328.
£8,500
| $11,846 USD | €9,906 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG MOGHAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-160

Size: 10ft 8in x 3ft 7in (325 x 110cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug, South East Caucasus

2nd half 19th century

An outstanding and interesting rug with 'Moghan' region type latch hook design

A beautifully drawn rug with rich colours

Excellent condition with even wear and low pile

Some re-piled areas and some corrosion to the blacks

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A truly superb runner with very genuine age, original end finishes.

Stock Number: R-160.


£7,500
| $10,452 USD | €8,741 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CLOUDBAND CHONDZORESK KAZAK LONG RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-374

Size: 8ft 1in x 4ft 2in (246 x 128cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh Chondzoresk region cloud band Kazak rug.

Circa 1890.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Chondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

This example has a superb colour palette of natural dyes and is of the two medallion design, The two large medallions with indigo blue grounds stand out well against the soft madder red field. The field is filled with tribal design elements. The ivory ground border is of a classic Karabagh design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good thick long pile, the blacks are showing signs of corrosion.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-374.
£7,500
| $10,452 USD | €8,741 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOP KAZAK WITH GREEN GROUND, ...

Item Ref
MT-005


Size: 8ft 2in x 4ft 8in (250 x 143cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of linked medallion design on a scarce green ground.

Circa 1880.

A good example of a Karachov Kazak rug with the traditional linked medallion design. The rug has four linked medallions on a sea green field, the colour combinations make this a visually striking rug. Note the many tribal filler items in the field, the design is visually similar to that found on Shirvan rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug has been fully restored and is offered in showroom condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-005.
£7,000
| $9,755 USD | €8,158 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN AKSTAFA RUNNER, WONDERFUL COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
R-162

Size: 10ft 1in x 3ft 7in (305 x 108cm).

Antique Caucasian Akstafa runner

4th quarter 19th century

A beautifully drawn runner with 5, eight pointed star medallions

Good filler elements and animals in each corner

Excellent ivory ground border

Superb condition with slight even wear and good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-162.
£6,995
| $9,748 USD | €8,152 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN ZEJWA VILLAGE RUG OF SCARCE ...

Item Ref
H-299

Size: 5ft 10in x 4ft 11in (178 x 150cm)

Antique Caucasian Zejwa village rug of classic design.

Circa 1880.

Zejwa village is about 20km south of the town of Kuba in the eastern Caucasus. Rugs from this village are woven with a very distinctive serrated edge medallion design, they are one of the less common of the Caucasian village rugs.

This example is very closely related to the example published and discussed on page 304 of 'Oriental rugs Volume 1, Caucasian' by Ian Bennett. The design and border are almost identical to the published example.

Excellent condition, slight even wear with almost full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-299.
£6,950
| $9,686 USD | €8,100 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG OF OUTSTANDING DESIGN ...

Item Ref
R-2030

Size: 8ft 6in x 4ft 2in (260 x 128cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug of the classic linked medallion design.

Circa 1890.

A very good Shirvan rug with the field filled with a single row of four large linked medallions, with the flattened floral design at the ends. This example has outstanding colour and the dark indigo blue field is covered with Caucasian design elements; these include human and animal figures along with flowers and other devices. The yellow border with the classic S design is a feature of this fine rug.

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 or display.

Stock Number: R-2030.
£6,500
| $9,058 USD | €7,575 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CLOUD BAND KAZAK RUG, GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-2047

Size: 7ft 11in x 5ft 7in (241 x 169cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh cloud band Kazak rug.

Circa 1900.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

The rug is well drawn with two cloud band medallions in dark indigo blue and green on a madder red ground. The field is filled with flowers and birds along with a single human figure. The ivory ground border is typical for this region.

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 or display.

Stock Number: R-2047.
£6,500
| $9,058 USD | €7,575 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SEICHUR OR ALPAN-KUBA RUNNER, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-166

Size: 10ft 0in x 3ft 2in (300 x 97cm).

Antique Caucasian Seichur or Alpan-Kuba runner.

4th quarter 19th century.

A superb runner of classic design.

Outstanding colours through out.

Beautifully drawn, very subtle border.

True showroom condition, even wear with low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-166.
£6,500
| $9,058 USD | €7,575 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA SHIRVAN RUG OF FLORAL ...

Item Ref
H-365

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 5in (164 x 105cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug from the Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus.

Circa 1880.

An outstanding example of a Kuba Shirvan rug, with a fine floral lattice design. The rug is exceptionally well drawn with excellent colours. The small shrub design is in a flaming yellow lattice.

The rug is in near perfect condition with very slight even wear and excellent pile. The wool is soft and the weave is very fine, the rug has a soft floppy handle. The rug is 100% original and free from any repairs or restoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-365.
£6,500
| $9,058 USD | €7,575 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN MEDALLION RUG OF LARGE ...

Item Ref
R-2002

Size: 8ft 7in x 5ft 2in (262 x 158cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug of the classic linked medallion design, large size.

Circa 1890.

A good example of the classic Shirvan triple linked medallion design, the three serrated edge hexagonal medallions have smaller hexagons to the center. The rug has excellent colour with the medallions standing out on the dark indigo field. The main border is of a design that is typical of Shirvan weaving. The top medallion is abrashed giving a very soft warm feel, the field of the rug contains many small animals, people and charming rustic design elements.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has wonderful soft wool.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-2002.
£6,250
| $8,710 USD | €7,284 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGESTAN RUG, LATTICE DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
H-311

Size: 5ft 7in x 3ft 3in (171 x 98cm).

Antique Caucasian Dagestan rug with lattice design on a dark charcoal ground.

Circa 1880.

A very good example of type with very nicely drawn lattice design, the lattice is in soft yellow on a dark charcoal ground. Within the lattice are small shrubs and other devices, of particular note are the four large and one small human figures.

The rug has a classic border design which frames the rug well.

The rug has slight even wear and good pile, the charcoal ground is corroded giving the rug a sculpted look. The rug has excellent wool and is very soft to the touch.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-311.
£6,250
| $8,710 USD | €7,284 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH 'SURAHANI' GARDEN ...

Item Ref
R-1158

Size: 7ft 5in x 3ft 1in (227 x 118cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'Surahani' garden design.

Late 19th century.

A good example of a Shirvan rug, with the sought after garden design often associated with the Konagkend or Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. The rug has a classic 'wine glass and leaf' border on an ivory ground.

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-1158
£5,950
| $8,292 USD | €6,934 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE KAZAK RUG, LATTICE AND ...

Item Ref
R-1447

Size: 7ft 11in x 4ft 0in (241 x 122cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak rug with star and lattice design.

Circa 1880.

This rug is an excellent example of Kazak weaving from the town of Gendje in the South Eastern Caucasus. The field design is stars within a diamond lattice on a powder blue field. The border is a well drawn example of the crab border which is also found on many Kazak rugs.

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-1447.
£5,500
| $7,665 USD | €6,410 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN FACHRALO KAZAK PRAYER RUG, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MT-004

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 3in. (210 x 129cm)

Antique Caucasian Fachralo Kazak prayer rug of traditional design.

Circa 1880.

A well drawn rug with excellent clear colours, there is a large ivory ground central medallion and note the floating mihrab at the top of the rug. This rug is slightly larger than others of this design that I have seen.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug has been fully restored and is offered in showroom condition.

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

Ref: MT-004.
£5,500
| $7,665 USD | €6,410 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MOGHAN KAZAK LONG RUG, MEMLING ...

Item Ref
H-371

Size: 9ft 0in x 4ft 0in (275 x 123cm)

Antique South Caucasian Moghan Kazak long rug with Memling guls within octagons.

Circa 1890.

A superb Kazak long rug with two vertical rows of 'Memling guls'. The rug has a traditional border for rugs from this region.

Superb colour and typical Kazak weave.

Great condition, even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-371.
£5,250
| $7,316 USD | €6,118 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE KAZAK RUG WITH DIAGONAL ...

Item Ref
MT-018

Size: 8ft 11in x 4ft 0in (271 x 123cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak long rug with diagonal stripe design.

Circa 1890.

A good example of a Gendje long rug, multi coloured stripes in greens, blues, reds and yellow containing an interesting design of flowers, birds heads and rams horns. The rug is framed by a classic but simple floral rosette border.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks and a few old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-018.
£4,750
| $6,620 USD | €5,536 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH DIAGONAL ...

Item Ref
MT-008

Size: 8ft 2in x 3ft 4in (250 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with diagonal stripe design.

Circa 1890.

A good example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured stripes in greens, blues, reds and white containing repeat small boteh design. The rug is framed by a classic but simple floral rosette border typical of the Talish region, the inner yellow guard border is a pleasing feature.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks and a few old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-008.
£4,750
| $6,620 USD | €5,536 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-2058

Size: 5ft 9in x 3ft 4in (174 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan rug with floral lattice on a dark indigo blue ground.

Circa 1900.

A superb example of this well known group of rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn with a lattice and shrub design..

The rug has a classic Caucasian main border and the use of yellow and green give a very light feel that compliments the dark indigo in the field. The yellow in the inner reciprocal border is outstanding.

The rug has very slight even wear and good pile, the rug retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-2058.
£4,500
| $6,271 USD | €5,244 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA RUG FRAGMENT, AFSHAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS10-26

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 1in (230 x 125cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba rug fragment with the Afshan design.

19th century.

This is an interesting fragment of a once much larger carpet probably over 3.50m in length. This fragment has been reduced in length and possibly once had another border although this is not certain. The fragment has a date of 1204 and an inscription to the top end, the date translates to 1789. The date would seem to be rather early and I believe this fragment to date from the 19th century.

The fragment has a bold colour palette which is also found in a number of other known examples, which may suggest that they were woven in the same workshop. Examples of these rugs are found in a number of major museum and private collections.

A related example is published and discussed at length by Ian Bennett on page 241, plate 309 of 'Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian.

The fragment is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, good in places. The colours are outstanding with a rich palette and real depth of colour.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. This collectible item would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS10-26.
£4,500
| $6,271 USD | €5,244 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN FACHRALO KAZAK LONG RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1615

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 1in (260 x 155cm)

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug from the Georgian region around the town of Fachralo.

Circa 1900.

A superb Kazak rug with a variation of the 'opposed niche' design. The rug has superb colour and is very well drawn.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1615.
£4,500
| $6,271 USD | €5,244 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MOGHAN KAZAK RUG WITH OCTAGON ...

Item Ref
R-1263

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 7in (205 x 139cm).

Antique Caucasian Moghan Kazak rug with a vertical row of 6 octagons on a soft red ground.

2nd half 19th century.

The rug has many small filler elements to the field design and excellent traditional Moghan region border designs.

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.

Stock Number: R-1263.
£4,500
| $6,271 USD | €5,244 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN PRAYER RUG, KARABAGH REGION OF ...

Item Ref
R-1102

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 4in (167 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian prayer rug, Karabagh region of scarce design.

late 19th century.

A superb example of a Caucasian prayer rug with very unusual bold design. Large central medallion in soft madder red surrounded by an indigo blue field containing boteh and floral rosettes. The rug is framed with a very narrow border.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

This rug is a superb display item and would make a great wall hanging.

Stock Number: R-1102.
£4,250
| $5,923 USD | €4,953 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SEICHUR RUG WITH STAR AND ...

Item Ref
R-1855

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 4in (165 x 102cm).

Antique Caucasian Seichur rug with star and lattice design.

Circa 1880.

This charming rug has a dark indigo blue field covered with a fine diamond lattice, with each diamond containing a eight pointed star. The stars are of differing colours and designs. The rug has a beautiful border in typical Seichur colouring with a floral rosette design.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1855.
£4,250
| $5,923 USD | €4,953 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN RUG, CAMEL, PEOPLE AND ...

Item Ref
R-1955

Size: 5ft 10in x 4ft 0in (178 x 123cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan rug with two diamond medallions on a soft terracotta red ground.

Circa 1890.

An excellent Daghestan rug with two large central medallions with serrated edges, surrounded by six hooked medallions and the field filled with tribal design elements. Of particular note are the many small animals an the large human figure standing on top of a two humped camel.

The rug has a classic Daghestan main border and a floral rosette outer border.

The rug has 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-1955.
£4,250
| $5,923 USD | €4,953 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN RUG KUBA REGION, SCARCE CHICHI ...

Item Ref
R-2015

Size: 4ft 8in x 3ft 9in (143 x 114cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba region rug with scarce design and small size.

Circa 1890.

A superb colourful little rug that is probably from ChiChi in the Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. The main star border is a design found on ChiChi rugs, the repeat diamond field design is most unusual.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the black/browns.

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

Stock Number: R-2015.
£4,250
| $5,923 USD | €4,953 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA REAGION RUG WITH CRUCIFORM ...

Item Ref
R-2028

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 8in (180 x 113cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba region rug with cruciform medallion design.

Circa 1900/20.

A colourful rug that is probably from the Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. The three and a half cruciform medallion are on a dark indigo blue field which is filled with an array of Caucasian design elements. The border is of a simple yet interesting design.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there are some early aniline dyes used that have faded giving the rug a soft warm feel.

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

Stock Number: R-2028.
£4,250
| $5,923 USD | €4,953 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA SHIRVAN RUG, WONDERFUL BORDER ...

Item Ref
R-1200.

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 11in (194 x 120cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug from the Kuba region, lattice design on a dark indigo blue ground.

Late 19th century.

A good Kuba Shirvan rug with a unusual large scale lattice design of stylised floral medallions. This style can be traced back to the large floral carpets found in this region during the 17th and 18th centuries. The rug is framed by a wonderful large border of archaic design, note the birds heads and stars. A wonderful and dramatic rug.

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-1200.
£3,950
| $5,505 USD | €4,603 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN RUG WITH ‘LESGHI’ STAR DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
KASC-34

Size: 6ft 1in x 4ft 0in (186 x 122cm).

Antique Caucasian rug with the well-known ‘Lesghi’ star design. This rug has five serrated edge stars on an indigo ground.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a very well-drawn ‘leaf-and calyx’ border on an ivory ground.

The rug is also dated 1325 to the top left hand corner, this translates to about 1907.

The rug is an outstanding example of type.

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

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

Stock Number: KASC-34

£3,750
| $5,226 USD | €4,370 EUR

ANTIQUE EAST CAUCASIAN RUG WITH LESGHI STAR ...

Item Ref
R-2018

Size: 4ft 2in x 3ft 3in (126 x 100cm).

Antique East Caucasian rug with 'Lesghi star' design.

Circa 1890.

A excellent East Caucasian rug with a single vertical row of 3 'Lesghi Stars', Superb colour and fine Shirvan like weave, the slightly firm handle could place the rug in the Kuba region. The three stars and the main border are in a soft green and compliment the madder red field well. The border design is of a stylised Kufic design. A good small rug of almost square shape.

Excellent condition, Slight even wear with short even pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-2018.
£3,750
| $5,226 USD | €4,370 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CHAJLI RUG, SUPERB COLOUR, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MT-019

Size: 7ft 10in x 4ft 8in (240 x 142cm).

Antique Caucasian Chajli rug with all triple medallion design.

Circa 1890.

A superb example of a Chajli rug, with three large octagonal medallions on a madder red field framed by a classic border. The colours are outstanding and make this a visually spectacular rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium / low pile. There is some corrosion to the black and a number of small old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-019.
£3,750
| $5,226 USD | €4,370 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE RUNNER WITH DIAGONAL STRIPE ...

Item Ref
H-372

Size: 9ft 5in x 3ft 4in (287 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak runner with diagonal stripe design.

Circa 1880.

A good example with excellent colour and a striking ivory ground border. The diagonal stripes are filled with small floral shrubs.

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

The runner is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-372.
£3,750
| $5,226 USD | €4,370 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH GYMYL MEDALLION ...

Item Ref
H-322

Size: 5ft 6in x 4ft 4in (168 x 131cm).

Antique South East Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'gymyl' design, often known as the dragon motif.

Circa 1900.

The rug is a good example with bold design and striking contrast of colours, the ivory design stands out against the fine field lattice design in indigo blue and madder red. The border design is floral rosettes on a light indigo blue ground. A striking rug of small size.

The rug is in very good condition with slight even wear and good pile. There are old hanging loops attached to the reverse which may account for the excellent condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-322.
£3,650
| $5,087 USD | €4,254 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH OR ARMENIAN KAZAK RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-1956

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 1in (230 x 125cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh or Armenian Kazak rug with triple linked medallion with a X box border.

Circa 1900.

A superb example of a Karabagh or Armenian Kazak rug. The medallions are surrounded by tribal elements. The rug has a well drawn X box border. The dark indigo blue field is filled with floral rosettes and small animals along with two large human figures with long arms and big hands.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1956.
£3,500
| $4,878 USD | €4,079 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH REGION KAZAK RUG, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-2008

Size: 6ft 8in x 4ft 0in (203 x 123cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh Kazak rug with Memling gul design.

Circa 1900.

The rug has five elongated Memling style guls on a soft madder red ground, there are various Caucasian design elements in the field along with a number of animals and birds. The inner reciprocal border is beautifully drawn and uses a soft green that is very pleasing.

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: R-2008.
£3,500
| $4,878 USD | €4,079 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG, BOLD DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
AOR-039

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 7in (174 x 109cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug of medallion design with animals to the field, the rug has a very ‘rustic’ village feel to it that adds a great deal of charm.

Late 19th century.

The border is of classic Kazak design.

The rug is in good condition with all over 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: AOR-039
£3,500
| $4,878 USD | €4,079 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK PRAYER RUG, PROBABLY FACHRALO, ...

Item Ref
H-207

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 6in. (172 x 106cm)

Antique Caucasian Fachralo Kazak prayer rug of traditional design.

Late 19th century..

A well drawn rug with excellent clear colours, there is a large ivory ground central medallion and note the floating mihrab at the top of the rug. This design is well known and usually associated with late 19th century rugs.

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

The rug not yet been washed but this service is included in the price.

Ref: H-207.
£3,500
| $4,878 USD | €4,079 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK LONG RUG, GREAT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
R-169

Size: 8ft 8in x 4ft 1in (265 x 125cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak long rug, South Western Caucasus

Second half 19th century.

A beautiful long rug with 3 medallions, a 4th one is dissapearing at the top

A well drawn rug with wonderful soft colours including a powder blue field, yellow a a very gentle madder red

The border is one of the classic Caucasian designs

Outstanding condition with some very well done re-piled areas

Even wear with low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-169.


£3,500
| $4,878 USD | €4,079 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG WITH MEMLINC GULS ...

Item Ref
AOR-001

Size: 6ft 7in x 3ft 8 in (201 x 112cm)

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with Memlinc guls within octagons.

2nd half 19th century

A superb Kazak rug with a single vertical row of 'Memlinc guls'

Superb colour and typical Kazak weave

Great condition, even wear with good pile to the borders and lower pile to the middle.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-001
£3,500
| $4,878 USD | €4,079 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KONAKEND RUG OF CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-203

Size: 5ft 9in x 4ft 2in (174 x 128cm).

Antique Eastern Caucasian Konakend rug with the traditional split palmette design.

Late 19th century.

A good example of a Konakend village rug from the Eastern Caucasus, the design is the traditional split palmette or bird head, in ivory on a dark indigo field. The border design is also typical for this village. The rug has a very light feel due to the large amount of ivory and olive brown used in the weaving.

The rug is in excellent condition with fine weave and slight even wear and good pile. Both ends retain the original flat woven and plaited finishes.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-203.
£3,250
| $4,529 USD | €3,788 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DERBENT PRAYER RUG IN CLASSIC ...

Item Ref
R-1606

Size: 4ft 3in x 3ft 6in (129 x 107cm).

Antique Caucasian Derbent rug of prayer rug design and very nice small size.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a very well-drawn prayer design very similar to that found in Fachralo Kazak prayer rugs.

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 or display.

Stock Number: R-1606.
£3,250
| $4,529 USD | €3,788 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH SEICHUR PALMETTE ...

Item Ref
R-0321

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 11in (195 x 150cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by Seichur palmette rugs from the Kuba region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

The design is usually found on 17th and 18th century Seichur rugs from the Kuba region, but there are also some later examples known that date to the 1st half of the 19th century. This group of rugs are discussed by Ian Bennett in 'Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian', plate 388 page 295.

This example has outstanding colour with a floral Seichur border surrounding a ivory field filled with a palmette design.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0321.
£2,950
| $4,111 USD | €3,438 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH LESGHI STAR ...

Item Ref
R-1954

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 6in (152 x 107cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'Lesghi star' design.

Circa 1890.

A superb Caucasian rug with a single vertical row of three 'Lesghi Stars', Superb colour and fine Shirvan like weave. The border is of note with the unusual white box half way up on the left hand side, this contains a serrated leaf design. Note also the numerous small animals throughout the field. A sweet rug of small size with a jewel like quality.

Excellent condition, even wear with medium low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1954.
£2,950
| $4,111 USD | €3,438 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK THREE MEDALLION RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
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.
£2,750
| $3,832 USD | €3,205 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG WITH FADED SOFT ...

Item Ref
AOR-037

Size:5ft 8in x 3ft 5in (172 x 104cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with compartment design with each containing a hooked medallion, the rug has a superb range of soft pastel colors.

2nd half 19th century.

A very interesting little rug with a sought after design. Note the range of small animals and camels.

The rug contains the early dye ‘Fuchsine’, so it can be dated to the 2nd half of the 19th century.

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

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-037
£2,750
| $3,832 USD | €3,205 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN RUG OF SMALL SIZE, UNUSUAL ...

Item Ref
KASC-02

Size: 4ft 1in x 2ft 9in (124 x 84cm).

Antique Caucasian rug of very sweet small size, the rug is of a very unusual design with the large boteh main border and the single boteh in the middle of the field.

Late 19th century.

The colour is excellent with a very nice yellow/gold used in the border.

The rug is in good condition with all over even wear and low pile.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: KASC-02

£2,500
| $3,484 USD | €2,914 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN EAGLE KAZAK RUG, SUPERB FURNISHING ...

Item Ref
R-1429

Size: 7ft 2in x 5ft 2in (218 x 157cm)

Old Caucasian Chelaberd Kazak double medallion rug.

Circa 1920/30.

A good Kazak rug of the well known Chelaberd design, also known as Eagle Kazak rugs. These rugs are from the Karabagh region of the South West Caucasus. This example is a later variation of the design and an ideal furnishing rug.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic.

Stock Number: R-1429.
£2,500
| $3,484 USD | €2,914 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH SCARCE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-0318

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 8in (184 x 141cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by kilims from the Kuba region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

The design is usually found on kilims from the Kuba region, but there are also some piled examples known that date to the late 19th century. The rug offered here is very similar to the example published by Ian Bennett in 'Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian', plate 248 page 203. The weavers may in fact have been inspired by this image.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0318.
£2,500
| $3,484 USD | €2,914 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH KUBA REGION ...

Item Ref
R-0514

Size: 5ft 3in x 4ft 5in (161 x 135cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by 19th century rugs from the Kuba region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

This example is very well drawn with an ivory field with a dragon or bird design surrounded by floral rosettes, the border is a classic Shirvan design.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0514.
£2,500
| $3,484 USD | €2,914 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG, FIVE MEDALLION DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MT-001

Size: 7ft 9in x 4ft 3in (235 x 130cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug of five medallion design.

Circa 1880.

The rug has five latch hook medallions on a indigo blue ground, the field contains a number of animals and other tribal devices. The use of yellow in two of the medallions is of particular note, it helps give the rug a light feel. The borders are an attractive feature with the main border being on a ivory ground with a classic Caucasian design.

The rug is in good condition with even allover wear and medium/low pile. The are a number of old re-weaves. The rug is in very sound condition and suitable for floor use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MT-001.
£2,500
| $3,484 USD | €2,914 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG, IVORY GROUND ...

Item Ref
MS10-45

Size: 3ft 11in x 2ft 10in (120 x 86cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan prayer rug with floral lattice on an ivory ground.

Circa 1880 or earlier.

A well drawn example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has a fine lattice containing flowers on an ivory ground. The border is of a simple floral rosette design. Note the small filler elements on either side of the lattice, small birds and amulets.

The rug has even wear and medium pile, at some time in its life the rug may have had a larger outer border which has been skilfully removed to create a rug of charming small size.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS10-45.
£2,450
| $3,414 USD | €2,855 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DERBENT RUG, VERY SOFT COLOURS, ...

Item Ref
R-1961

Size: 4ft 10in x 3ft 5in (147 x 103cm).

Antique Caucasian Derbent rug of very fine weave and a soft colour palette.

Circa 1900.

The town of Derbent is located on the coast of the Caspian sea in the North East Caucasus and has a long weaving tradition. This small rug is a pleasing example with fine weave, the five central diamond medallions are in a very soft blue and are almost floating on the light camel coloured field. The traditional border frames the rug well.

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

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

Stock Number: R-1961.
£2,250
| $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA REGION RUG WITH GYMYL ...

Item Ref
H-303

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 8in (206 x 143cm).

Antique North East Caucasian Kuba rug with 'gymyl' design, often known as the dragon motif.

Circa 1900.

The rug is a good example with bold design and a simple use of contrasting colour. The small ivory central medallion stands out against the darker colours, note the five stars in the medallion. The simple border design compliments the rug.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, The rug has a firm handle caused by the depressed warp structure. There are one or two small well done old repairs that are very difficult to find.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-303.
£2,250
| $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN RUG OF SMALL SIZE AND ...

Item Ref
PM-01

Size: 4ft 3in x 3ft 2in (130 x 97cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba region rug with scarce design and very small size.

Circa 1890.

A superb example of a Caucasian Kuba rug, with a most unusual design. the rug has a weave similar to that found in Shirvan rugs. An unusual feature is the single narrow border. This is most likely a rustic village weaving. The rug has a rich earthy colour palette.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the browns.

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

Stock Number: PM-01.
£2,250
| $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH RUG, EXCELLENT COLOURS, FULL ...

Item Ref
R-324

Size: 7ft 1in x 4ft 7in (216 x 140cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh rug.

Excellent furnishing rug, great design & colour.

Circa 1900.

Excellent condition with no wear, full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Ref: R-324.

£1,995
| $2,780 USD | €2,325 EUR

ANTIQUE EAST CAUCASIAN RUG WITH LESGHI STAR ...

Item Ref
R-1854

Size: 3ft 7in x 2ft 10in (110 x 86cm).

Antique East Caucasian rug with 'Lesghi star' design.

Circa 1900.

A good small rug with a vertical row of four 'Lesghi' stars. The ivory stars stand out from the dark indigo blue background. The ivory border and pastel colours give the rug a light feel.

Excellent condition, even wear with medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use, or it would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: R-1854.
£1,950
| $2,718 USD | €2,273 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN ARMENIAN ERIVAN RUG ON A ...

Item Ref
R-1652

Size: 6ft 0in x 4ft 1in (183 x 124cm).

Antique Caucasian Erivan rug with interesting repeat design on a scarce yellow ground.

Circa 1900.

A very good small Erivan rug with a repeat angular design on a soft yellow field. The rug has multiple floral rosette borders including a very light indigo blue outer guard. The colour palette gives the rug a light feel. This design is also associated with rugs from Daghestan.

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

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1652.
£1,950
| $2,718 USD | €2,273 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG OF SMALL SIZE ...

Item Ref
R-0335

Size: 4ft 8in x 4ft 7in (143 x 142cm).

A very good old South Caucasian Shirvan rug, with a design inspired by rugs from the Lesghistan region.

About 30 years old.

A superb example of Shirvan village weaving, rich natural colours and hand-spun wool. This rug was purchased in Azerbaijan about 15 years ago from weavers who had a small but very high quality weaving workshop.

The design is usually found on rugs from the Lesghistan region of the Caucasus, this rug has three stars on a indigo blue ground. The border is unusual as it is usually found on Shirvan Marasali rugs.

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

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

A scarce example of modern Shirvan weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-0335.
£1,950
| $2,718 USD | €2,273 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN ARMENIAN KARABAGH RUG OF CLOUDBAND ...

Item Ref
MS3-22

Size: 7ft 7in x 5ft 1in (232 x 156cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh cloud band Kazak rug.

Circa 1900.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

This example has a bright colour palette and is of the two medallion design, note the small animals and birds within the field design. The use of green in the upper medallion is an interesting feature.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. There are a few early synthetic dye colours used in this rug.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MS3-22.
£1,750
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DERBENT RUG WITH BOTEH DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-2021

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 7in (144 x 110cm).

Antique Caucasian Derbent rug of boteh design and small square size.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of an all over repeat design of large boteh on a indigo blue ground, note how the rows of boteh face in opposing directions.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, as is typical with Derbent rugs, the wool is very soft and glossy.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-2021.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

OLD CAUCASIAN ARMENIAN ERIVAN RUG, BORDJALOU KAZAK ...

Item Ref
MS11-08

Size: 5ft 9in x 4ft 2in (175 x 127cm).

Old Caucasian Erivan rug with Bordjalou Kazak prayer rug design.

Circa 1920.

A very good Erivan rug with a very well drawn example of a classic Bordjalou Kazak prayer rug design. The red ground contains two quartered diamond medallions and a floating prayer mihrab, at the base is a re-entrant prayer niche. The borders are all of classic Caucasian designs. As is typical of Erivan rugs the wool is fine and soft.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, the original end finishes are retained at both ends.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS11-08.
£850
| $1,185 USD | €991 EUR

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 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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG, SUPERB DESIGN ...

Item Ref
R-1542


Size: 8ft 5in x 4ft 6in (257 x 136cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug classic medallion design.

Circa 1880.

An interesting Shirvan rug with the field filled with a row of large medallion, these are surrounded by hooked medallions and floral rosettes. It is most unusual to find a rug of this type with a Kufic style border.

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-1542.
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ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG, VERY SOFT ...

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R-1064

Size: 7ft 10in x 4ft 4in (240 x 133cm).

Antique South Caucasian Kazak with single medallion on a soft blue ground.

Circa 1900.

A superb example of a South Caucasian Kazak rug. Single long latch hook medallion on a light indigo blue ground. The medallion is surrounded by tribal elements. The rug has a well drawn ivory ground border.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, the rug has excellent wool with long glossy 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-1064.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN STAR KAZAK RUG, RARE & ...

Item Ref
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 DAGHESTAN RUG WITH SCARCE GREEN ...

Item Ref
H-166

Size: 6ft 8in x 4ft 1in (203 x 125cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan rug with floral lattice design on a scarce green ground.

Circa 1880.

This is an outstanding example of Caucasian weaving, a fine rug with a very well drawn lattice design on a deep sea green field. The rug has a an ivory ground border with the traditional glass and leaf design, the use of yellow compliments the green field very well.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug retains the original flat woven end finish at the top end.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-166.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG, WILD DESIGN & ...

Item Ref
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 CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH AKSTAFA STAR ...

Item Ref
H-321

Size: 9ft 2in x 5ft 2in (280 x 157cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with Akstafa star design, from the Kuba region of the North East Caucasus.

Circa 1890.

The terracotta field with ten pale blue Akstafa stars outlined alternately in ivory and pale yellow; rosettes and flowerheads scattered in the field; dark blue angular floral fine main border with a few small birds taking refuge in places; ivory star and lozenge outer guard. Close clipped velvety wool, vibrant palette and soft, fine handle.

The rug has slight even wear and good pile, there is corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original fine ivory kilim decorated with small coloured dots. There are slight losses to the kilim in places.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-321.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CHELABERD KAZAK SINGLE MEDALLION RUG ...

Item Ref
H-323

Size: 5ft 2in x 3ft 11in (158 x 120cm)

Antique Caucasian Chelaberd Kazak single medallion rug of small size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Kazak rug of the sought after and well known Chelaberd design, also known as Eagle Kazak rugs. These rugs are from the Karabagh region of the South West Caucasus. This example is of unusually small size with a well drawn single medallion, the border design is typical for the region.

The rug has superb colour with soft terracotta reds, yellows, blues, greens, ivory and browns; the weave is typical Kazak weave with long glossy pile.

Great condition, slight even wear with generally good pile, slightly lower in places. There is some corrosion to the browns, a few small old repairs, both ends have one or two rows completed in the corners.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use or would make a great display item.

Stock Number: H-323.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN FLORAL LATTICE PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-1354

Size: 4ft 5in x 3ft 8in (135 x 112cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan prayer rug with floral lattice on an ivory ground.

Late 19th century

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn.

The rug has a classic main border and cross design to the guards; note the outer reciprocal border, this is not common at all on these rugs.

The rug has slight even wear, good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1354.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH STAR DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1223

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 4in (225 x 132cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'star' design.

Circa 1900.

A superb Caucasian rug with a single vertical row of five 'complex Stars' on a dark abrashed indigo blue field. There are many filler elements in the field between the stars. Superb colour and fine Shirvan like weave. The wide ivory ground border is really outstanding and is complemented by minor borders of carnations and stars.

Excellent condition, Slight even wear with good pile, the rug retains the original short ivory kilim at both ends.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1223.
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ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN AZERI RUG, OUTSTANDING COLLECTORS ...

Item Ref
R-1247

Size: 8ft 2in x 5ft 0in (250 x 152cm).

A very good Antique South Caucasian Azeri rug, with all over floral rosette design and superb colour. The flowers on the very dark field give the feel of stars in the night sky.

Circa 1890.

A superb example of Azeri village weaving, rich colours and beautiful glossy wool. Note the borders with rows of small birds and animals. This design is normally found on flat weave covers.

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

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

A scarce example of Azeri weaving of the highest quality.

Stock Number: R-1247.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH VILLAGE RUG WITH CLOUD ...

Item Ref
R-1114

Size: 8ft 8in x 3ft 11in (263 x 120cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh cloud band Kazak rug.

Circa 1880.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

This example has a soft colour palette and a rustic charm, note the small animals at the lower end, there is also an inscription in the middle.

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 or display.

Stock Number: R-1114.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOP KAZAK WITH BLUE GROUND, ...

Item Ref
H-005

Size: 8ft 4in x 5ft 2in (253 x 158cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of compartment design on a stunning blue ground.

Circa 1890.

A good example of a Karachop Kazak rug with the traditional compartment design. The rug has 2 rectangular compartments on a mid indigo blue field, the colour combinations make this a visually striking rug. Note the many tribal filler items in the field. The ivory main border is very well drawn. The rug retains the original finishes at the top end.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear and full 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-005.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE KAZAK LONG RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1065

Size: 8ft 2in x 3ft 7in (250 x 110cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak long rug with stripe design.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb example of a Gendje long rug, multi coloured stripes in superb natural colours giving the rug a very light feel. The rug is framed by a classic but simple 'wine glass and leaf' border on an ivory ground.

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-1065
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH 'SURAHANI' GARDEN ...

Item Ref
R-1069

Size: 7ft 2in x 3ft 11in (219 x 119cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'Surahani' garden design.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb example of a Shirvan rug, with the sought after garden design often associated with the Konagkend or Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. This example is of particular note for its truly outstanding colour and superb drawing. Note the latch-hook diamonds within the two central medallions, the eight point stars, the animals and birds. The rug has a classic 'wine glass and leaf' border on an ivory ground.

This is a really outstanding and collectable example of type, an exciting rug.

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-1069
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOV KAZAK OF CLASSIC COMPARTMENT ...

Item Ref
R-1061a

Size: 8ft 11in x 3ft 11in (272 x 120cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of classic design.

4th quarter 19th century.

A good example of a Karachov Kazak rug with the traditional compartment design and the 'floating' prayer arch at each end. The rug is well drawn with excellent colours, note the use of yellow in the central compartment. The border is an interesting variant to those usually found on these rugs.

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-1061a.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOV KAZAK OF RARE GREEN ...

Item Ref
R-1107

Size: 7ft 0in x 3ft 8in (213 x 112cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of compartment design on a rare green ground.

4th quarter 19th century.

A good example of a Karachov Kazak rug with the traditional compartment design. The rug has 3 rectangular compartments on a sea green field, the colour combinations make this a visually striking rug. Note the many tribal filler items in the field, including animals, a comb and a abstract human form.

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-1107.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH LATTICE DESIGN ...

Item Ref
R-1799

Size: 6ft 6in x 4ft 0in (199 x 122cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with floral lattice on a dark indigo blue ground.

Late 19th century.

A good example of type with very nicely coloured tulips within a light blue lattice design. Note the small human figure in the field. A beautiful rug with warm colours.

The rug has a classic border design which frames the rug well.

The rug has slight even wear and good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1799.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG WITH CLOUD BAND ...

Item Ref
R-2027

Size: 6ft 6in x 3ft 8in (197 x 111cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with cloud band design.

Circa 1900.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

This example has a clear bright colour palette and is of the two medallion format, the upper medallion is in a soft green and the lower medallion is on a dark indigo blue ground. The ivory ground border is of a classic Caucasian design.

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 or display.

Stock Number: R-2027.
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ANTIQUE KAZAK RUG WITH MEMLINC GULS SUPERB, ...

Item Ref
R-158

Size: 6ft 7 inches x 3ft 1 inch (200 x 95cm)

Antique Kazak rug with Memling guls

2nd half 19th century

A superb Kazak rug with a single verticle row of 'Memlinc guls'

Superb colour and fine weave

Some old re-weaves

Great condition, even wear with good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-158
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG OF COMPARTMENT DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1546

Size: 7ft 4in x 4ft 3in (223 x 130cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with compartment design, probably Bordjalou area.

Circa 1890.

An interesting Kazak rug with a number of different design elements. The central red panel contains six boxes, this is surrounded by a very well drawn reciprocal border that matches the outer border. The main border has an ivory ground containing octagons with latch hook devices inside them. The weave of the rug is typical of the Kazak region.

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 or display.

Stock Number: R-1546.
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ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG, FLORAL LATTICE ...

Item Ref
MT-002

Size: 4ft 8in x 3ft 9in (142 x 114cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan prayer rug with floral lattice on an ivory ground.

Circa 1880.

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn. The flowers are beautifully drawn and stand out against the ivory ground, note the stars running down each side of the field.

The rug has even wear and medium/low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: MT-002.
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