First Oriental Rugs
BOSTON, MA – This autumn Skinner is excited to supply its first online-only auction of Fine Oriental Rugs & rugs. Opening on October 13 and running all the way through October 21, the auction will feature over 400 lots of traditional rugs, carpets, and textiles from Caucasus region, Persia, Anatolia, India, Central Asia, and China.
A personal assortment of traditional rugs leads the auction. Created in new york during the 1950s and 1960s, the collection is much like a time pill of refined, eclectic flavor. It contains a number of very early, good condition Chinese rugs, such as a vintage very early nineteenth century Pillar Rug (Lot 92, believed between $1, 500-2, 000), a small grouping of eighteenth and nineteenth century Turkish prayer rugs, showcased by a particularly beautiful Mudjar (good deal 100, $2, 000-2, 500), and several first-rate 19th century Persian workshop rugs, including a striking wool and silk Sarouk prayer carpet (great deal 175, $2, 000-2, 500).
In addition on offer are a selection of pieces from the Arlene C. Cooper assortment of early Kashmir and European Shawls, including a mid-18th century Mughal shawl end panel (good deal 63, $1, 000-1, 500) and numerous main Asian rugs and fabrics, featuring two complete very early 19th century Tent Bands (Lots 79 and 80, each , 000-4, 000).
A strong selection of Caucasian rugs normally showcased, the most notable of which is a total 18th century South Caucasian Carpet (good deal 115, , 000-6, 000). Filled up with the archaic design of ornamentation only periodically noticed in later on pieces, this grand carpet embodies the culmination of an excellent design custom going back to the sixteenth century. In addition of note tend to be (Lot 118, , 000-3, 500) a powerful, exemplary condition, 1870s “Tree” Kazak carpeting, (Lot 120, , 000-4, 000) an earlier Borchalu Kazak in very good condition, and (Lot 121, , 000-5, 000) a full-pile green field Kazak, dated 1884.
Just to the south of the Caucasus may be the Moghan Plain of Northwest Persia, in which the wonderful 19th century Shasevan Jejim originates (great deal 137, , 500-1, 800): full of camel trains, the style celebrates a nomadic way of life that is dependent upon the migration of flocks and folks from winter months to summer pasturage. In a similar spirit, the folky little Bakshaish carpet (good deal 29, $1, 200-1, 500) with one tree in a field, combines powerful iconography with playfulness.
A big selection of fine silk Persian town rugs through the 1880s through the 1950s techniques to another end of this aesthetic spectrum, highlighted by (great deal 177, $5, 000-6, 000) a classic silk Tabriz prayer carpet, as well as perhaps the most luxurious carpet into the sale (great deal 171, $15, 000-18, 000) a fine-weave 1920s silk Hereke carpet, both in excellent problem.
a good collection of over 60 attractive carpets from 19th and early 20th century round from auction, features feature (Lot 156, $10, 000-12, 000) a sublimely stunning Serapi, (great deal 424, $500-1, 000) a circa 1900 ivory industry Ushak, and (good deal 165, $10, 000-12, 000) a large blue area Bidjar with a vintage “Harshang” design.
Previews, Catalog, and Bidding
All lots provided by Skinner might viewed on line or in person, and specialists are available to answer concerns, setting our auction home besides internet-based auction businesses. Previews may be held in Boston on Thursday, October 20 from 12PM – 7PM as well as on Friday, October 21 from 10AM – 3PM.
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