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Netherhampton

Carpets, Rugs & Textiles

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Carpets, Rugs and Textiles


BIDDING

To bid at the auction you will need a bidding number. This can be obtained from the Sales Office either on the day of viewing or on the day of the sale.

BUYER’S PREMIUM

Each lot is subject to a buyer’s premium of 15% (18% including VAT)

COMMISSION BIDS

If you are unable to attend the sale you can leave a written bid. The auctioneers will execute commissions to buy as cheaply as other bids and reserves allow. On the more expensive lots it is usually possible to bid on the telephone by prior arrangement.

VAT

Lots marked with an asterisk (*) are subject to VAT at 20% on the hammer price.

PAYMENT & CLEARANCE

Payment should be made during the sale and where practical lots can usually be collected before the end of the auction. Buyers unknown to us should furnish us with their bank details. Payment can be made by Debit card; cash or cheque by prior arrangement. NB: We no longer accept payment by credit card. Card payments where the card holder is not present will only be accepted for transactions up to £500. Any card transaction which we are unable to verify against the given address cannot be processed. In these circumstances, a BACS payment should be sent to: IBAN: GB59NWBK54411903172031 SWIFT: NWBK GB2L BANK: NATIONAL WESTMINSTER SORT CODE: 54-41-19

OVERSEAS BUYERS

We will not be accepting online Telephone or Commission Bids from Overseas Buyers who do not have an acceptable trading history with us. Any new bidders who wish to bid must contact us by the Wednesday prior to the sale and give us a reputable English Auction House as a referee. New Bidders must pay a deposit of 50% of the lowest estimated price by bank transfer. of any items they wish to bid for. We do not accept card payments from Overseas Buyers.

PACKING AND DESPATCHING OF PURCHASED ITEMS

We no longer offer an ‘in-house’ packaging and postal service. We recommend Pack & Send who are based in Newbury: Pack & Send Newbury, Unit B, George Lillian Court, Bone Lane, Newbury RG14 5SH. Tel: +44 (0) 1635 887237 Email: newbury@packsend.co.uk Web: www.packsend.co.uk/newbury Pack & Send will be pleased to provide you with an estimate.

NETHERHAMPTON SALEROOMS, SALISBURY AUCTION CENTRE NETHERHAMPTON, SALISBURY, WILTS. SP2 8RH GENERAL ENQUIRIES: 01722 321215


Carpets, Rugs & Textiles Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 10.30am Viewing Monday 13th May 10am-5pm Tuesday 14th May 10am-5pm Morning of Sale 8.30am-10am THE CARPET STACK (Lots 161-213) TURNING TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS: Monday 13th May at 2.00pm and Tuesday 14th May at 2.30pm AND ON THE MORNING OF SALE AT 9am PROMPT Bookings: Telephone bids must be with us by 4pm on Tuesday 14th May 2019. Overseas buyers please refer to inside front cover. This sale offers buyers the facility to bid Live Online. To take advantage of this service please register with www.thesaleroom.com/netherhampton by midday on the Tuesday immediately before the sale. Please note that there is an additional 5% charge for buying online. Online bidders are deemed to be bidding as if they were physically present in the Saleroom. We would respectfully remind bidders that pressing the ‘bid’ button is a commitment to buy, subject to acceptance by the auctioneer. As we are not party to absentee bids made through the-saleroom.com these cannot be treated as bids already made. All Buyers, including online bidders, are reminded that they MUST satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot before the sale. Our notes are intended as a guide only. Please note that digital photography can sometimes give an enhanced appearance. Payments must now be made by cash, cheque, debit card or bank transfer. Credit cards will not be accepted. CATALOGUE: £5 (POST FREE) BUYER’S PREMIUM IS 18% (inclusive of 20% VAT) The Sale Catalogue, with many extra images, can be viewed on the following website: www.the-saleroom.com/netherhampton Page turning catalogue: www.salisburyauctioncentre.co.uk/netherhampton Front Cover: Lot 161

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Back Cover: Lot 399

Carpet Department Enquiries June Barrett on 01722 342044 Email: junebarrett.sca@btconnect.com GENERAL ENQUIRIES AND PAYMENTS: 01722 321215 (option 3) Fax: 01722 421553 or Email: sca@auctionmarts.com PLEASE NOTE: THE CARPET DEPARTMENT IS CLOSED ON A TUESDAY (EXCEPT FOR VIEW DAYS) NETHERHAMPTON SALEROOMS, SALISBURY AUCTION CENTRE NETHERHAMPTON, SALISBURY, WILTS. SP2 8RH


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TEXTILES

Lot 4 Lot 1 1. Samarkand suzani, Uzbekistan, early 20th century, 91in. x 67in. 231cm. x 1.70m. Small surface marks. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

4. Three Turkish textiles, first half 20th century, the first square gold coloured cotton table cover 40in. 102cm., embroidered in gold coloured silk with flowers and foliage; lined with printed floral chequered cotton, few surface marks; small tears in places; the second, a red velvet panel 27in. x 22in. 69cm. x 66cm., embroidered in metal threads with a central medallion with pendants in each corner; gold coloured metal thread braid and fringing to edges; lined with apricot silk; a few surface marks; the third, a small open weave panel 20in. x 18in. 51cm. x 46cm. embroidered in red and blue wool with floral palmettes, unlined. (3) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 6 Uzbek suzani joinamoz (prayer 6. cloth), Afghanistan, circa 1960s, 6ft. 3in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.91m. x 1.04m. Brown cotton ground embroidered in brightly coloured silks; flowerhead motif at the top of the floral decorated prayer arch; two yellow and ivory flowerheads above the prayer arch; flowerhead and foliage border. Unlined. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 2 2. Turkish silk coat, early 20th century, narrow stripes in maroon; deep pink and ivory, each stripe edged with a fine yellow line; red braid to front facings and cuffs which are silk lined; undyed plain cotton lining. £80-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 5 5. Impressive Tashkent suzani, Uzbe­ kistan, circa 1950s, 108in. x 103in. 274cm. x 262cm. The yellow silk embroidered ground with large central floral medallion surrounded by similar smaller medallions in red, pink, yellow and brown. Some colour run in the field. Hanging loops to two edges. Unlined. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 7 7. Two Uzbek suzani joinamoz (prayer cloths), Afghanistan, the first, mid-20th century, 94in. x 54in. 239cm. x 137cm. white cotton ground embroidered in red and green wool with trailing foliage motifs, Some surface marks. The second, early 20th century, 55in. x 35in. 140cm. x 89cm., yellow cotton ground wool embroidered with large flowerheads and foliage. Surface marks and fading. Small holes. Both unlined. (2). £200-250 (+18% BP*)

3. Two Syrian chequered silk boleros, early 20th century, one in bright reds and greens, the squares individually quilted; blue cotton lining. Slight damage in places; holes to lining; the other in green and red with undyed cotton lining; damage and tears to silk. (2) £80-120 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 12

Lot 8

Lot 10

Three African ‘Mud’ or Bogolan 8. cloths, Mali, west Africa, 20th century, the cotton strips dyed in pale blues and greens with abstract designs, two made up as lined and interlined curtains, 77in. x 54in. 196cm. x 137cm. with a matching bedcover, 87in. x 58in. 221cm. x 147cm. Unlined. (3) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

10. Five African ‘Mud’ or Bogolan cloths, Mali, west Africa, 20th century, the cotton strips dyed in pale blues and greens with abstract designs, two pairs of curtains, lined and interlined one pair 46in. x 38in. 117cm. x 96cm.; the other pair 41in. x 37in. 104cm. x 94cm. with a matching bedcover, 83in. x 58in. 211cm. x 147cm. Unlined. (5) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

12. Attractive woven and embroidered Persian fine wool shawl, probably Kerman area, south east Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 123in. x 53in. 287cm. x 135cm. The vertical floral and boteh woven bands in red, ivory, dark brown, turquoise and yellow with panelled arched ends. Small holes. £350-450 (+18% BP*)

Lot 11

Lot 13

11. Four small Baluchi kelim cushions, Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1940s, each approx. 16in. x 12in. 41cm. x 30in. With blue cotton backs. (4) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

13. Man’s blue striped chapan, Afghanis­ tan, circa 1940s-50s, embroidered in brightly coloured floss silks with flowers and foliage to collar, facings, hem, sleeves and cuffs. With side pockets. Undyed quilted cotton lining. Some wear and pulled threads in places. £100-150 (+18% BP*) 14. Turkmen bright green silk coat, Turkmenistan or Afghanistan, circa 1930s-40s, with red silk embroidered cuffs and narrow embroidered trim to the side seams with side openings, red floral printed cotton lining. A few small marks in places. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 9 9. Three African ‘Mud’ or Bogolan cloths, Mali, west Africa, 20th century, the cotton strips dyed in pale blues and greens with abstract designs, two made up as lined and interlined curtains, 77in. x 50in. 196cm. x 127cm. with a matching bedcover, 83in. x 58in. 211cm. x 147cm. Unlined. (3) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 14 netherhampton salerooms • carpet department enquiries: 01722 342044 www.salisburyauctioncentre.co.uk


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Lot 15 15. Kalamkari, south east India, 20th century, 73in. x 49in. 185cm. x 125cm. Now laid on hessian backing with wooden hanging poles at each end. The fine cotton ground featuring Lord Shiva in pale blues, browns, reds and ochre within a flowerhead mosaic border. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 18 18. Swat Valley floss silk embroidery, first half 20th century, 25in. x 15in. 63cm. x 38cm. Centre diamond shape medallion filled with flowerheads in pink, ivory and apricot with pink diamond shape motifs in the corner, each with a contrasting group of medallions; within a modern frame. Together with a north west Indian gold and silver embroidery, circa 1900, on a green wool ground, probably a table cover, 45in. sq., 115cm. (excluding gilt fringe); small holes and repairs, some pulled threads. (2) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 20 20. Kashmir stole, north India, early 20th century, 99in. x 22in. 251cm. x 56cm. The pale green fine wool ground embroidered in floss silks with gold coloured metal thread embroidery, narrow floral border leading to the triple panelled ends embroidered with flowers and foliage. Metal thread fringing. Surface marks; pulled threads in places; and thin in some places. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 16 Two Swat Valley floss silk embroi­ 16. dered long cushions, Pakistan, 20th century, each 24in. x 12in. 61cm. x 30cm. Red floss silk embroidery with yellow and ivory details on a black cotton ground, black cotton backs. (2) £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 19

Lot 17 17. Banjara woman’s mashru silk skirt, north west India, circa 1950s, embroidered rouleau waistband; printed dark brown cotton and red and pale yellow mashru silk pleats with embroidered cotton hem. Fabric ties. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

19. Kashmir square shawl, north India, late 19th century, 83in. x 67in. 211cm. x 170cm. The shawl finely worked and pieced together with small plain black centre and worked with elaborate boteh and floral motifs within a harlequin panelled border. All over holes most likely caused by corrosion to the dark brown; small fabric panel verso printed with the number 36763 - possibly once a museum or collection number. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

Lot 21 Two Indian cotton quilts, first half 21. 20th century, the first, 64in. x 47in. 163cm. x 119cm. appliquéd in a geometric design in bright colours, and lined with printed cotton; some wear; surface marks; small tears. The second, 53in. x 20in. 135cm. x 76cm. Embroidered in chain stitch on a terracotta ground with terracotta cotton lining. Surface marks, pulled threads; holes to lining. (2) £80-120 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 22

Lot 27

22. Very fine muslin man’s robe, gathered skirt, hand turned edges and muslin ties to front, Rajasthan, north west India, 19th century. £100-150 (+18% BP*) Lot 25

Lot 23 23. Chinese blue satin fabric, 20th century, 78in. x 58in. 198cm. x 148cm. two widths joined together; finely embroidered in brightly coloured silks with flowers and butterflies. Small surface mark. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

25. Chinese silk embroidered altar frontal (tokwi) for a domestic altar, late 19th/early 20th century, 22in. x 21in. 56cm. x 53cm. The salmon pink silk ground (now faded to a beige) very finely embroidered in coloured silks and fine metal threads with figures in a rural landscape; a pale yellow stag at the base among flowers and auspicious objects, pair of cranes in flight with a setting sun in the top left corner. A hanging upper panel of three squares above, each depicting a different figure among flowers and various objects embroidered on pale blue silk ground within narrow border; ivory border to the main embroidery worked with individual endless knot motifs; the top with brocaded silk edging; salmon pink brocaded lining and coloured silk plaited fringing to the base. Provenance: A hand-written family note addressed to ‘Betty’ declares: ‘This embroidery was bought by my parents from Chinese travellers about 1906 and was thought to be some of what was looted after the Boxer risings (1890-1900 ??).’ £150-200 (+18% BP*)

27. Two Chinese silk brocade jackets, second half 20th century, one red silk with black satin collar, facings, cuffs and lining; the other black silk with black satin collar, facings, cuffs and lining. Both with pockets and tie belts. (2) £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 28 28. Two Chinese silk embroideries, late 19th/early 20th century, the first, ivory silk damask ground embroidered in silks and gold coloured metal thread with flowers and foliage, within a dark blue silk embroidered border, 20in. x 10in. 51cm. x 26cm. Framed and glazed as a two-handled tray. The second, beige ground silk embroidered with flowers and foliage and butterflies in shades of blue within a black silk embroidered border, 27½in. x 12in. 70cm. x 30cm. Framed and glazed. (2) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 26 Lot 24 24. Chinese silk damask hanging, 20th century, 66in. x 37in. 168cm. x 94cm. The chestnut ground woven with two circlets each of four dragons around a flaming pearl surrounded by smaller animals and flaming pearls; the border woven with a huge variety of animals with pairs of cockerels and serpents. Slight fraying; lining slightly detached in one corner. Lined. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

26. Japanese silk crepe kimono, shoes and slippers, circa 1950s, the ivory kimono printed with brightly coloured flowers and foliage with gold coloured metal thread trim; lined with ivory silk with a broad band of red silk lining, printed with butterflies, to the hem. Together with pink and silver brocaded open toed shoes and cotton slippers with fleece lining. (5) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 29 29. Summer nightdress, European, late 19th/early 20th century, undyed fine cotton with bobbin lace and whitework square neck bodice with yellow silk ribbon trim with similar inserts and trim to the elbow length flared sleeves; finely embroidered monogram to right side just below the bodice; pearlised button front fastening. A few time stains. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 32 Lot 30 Chasuble of green silk damask, 30. European, late 19th/early 20th century, the front and back with central panel of gold coloured metal thread damask of flowers and foliage; trimmed with gold coloured woven metal braid to front collar and edges; the dark green damask ground woven with fruiting vines; dark green waxed fabric lining. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

32. Length of fine black horsehair upholstery fabric woven by John Boyd Textiles, Castle Cary, Somerset, 94in. x 29in. 240cm. x 75cm. With accompanying literature. £100-150 (+18% BP*) Lot 35 35. Long evening gown, circa 1920s-30s, pale coffee and silver brocade, square neck with three quarter length sleeves and ‘V’ shape to back waist, gathered decoration to front, peplums over hips, the front of the skirt of narrow flared panels. £100-150 (+18% BP*) Lot 33 Collection of lace including a point 33. de gaze needle lace train mounted on fine striped cream silk with gathered silk chiffon frill, 64in. x 30in. 160cm. x 76cm. Together with a short length of lace of the same design; a point de gaze needle lace flounce, 13ft. x 16in. 390cm. x 41cm.; bonnet veil of fine Honiton motifs appliquéd on machine net and a small cream machine lace triangular shawl. (5) £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 31 31. Ivory painted satin table cover, English, early 20th century, 70in. x 67in. 178cm. x 170cm. Painted with large sprays of ribbon tied pink roses and forget-me-nots. Surface marks, repairs and shattering to satin ground. Lined. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 34 34. Collection of hand and machine lace including a cream machine made Chantilly stole, 9ft. x 18in. 274cm. x 47cm.; a child’s hand stitched corset; a bertha collar of machine net appliquéd with early 18th century bobbin lace motifs; a bonnet veil of machine net edged with a deep border of Buckingham bobbin lace depicting thistles; a late 19th century full length white cotton underskirt shaped to accommodate a bustle, one other; four lengths of fine cotton flounce with tambour decoration and bobbin lace edge together with sundry collars and other items. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 36 36. Evening gown and jacket, circa 1920s-30s, long sleeveless square neck evening gown with long sleeved matching jacket in gold satin brocade fabric, the dress with high waist and full skirt. (2) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 37 37. Collection of approximately 100 Auction catalogues from around the world, including Sotheby’s, Christie’s, London and New York; Bonhams, Spinks; European and Far Eastern catalogues and magazines in connection with carpets and rugs, fine art and furniture, ceramics, pictures, coins and other artefacts. In two boxes. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 38

Lot 42

Lot 44

Kurdish rug, north west Persia, early 42. 20th century, 6ft. 5in. x 4ft. 5in. 1.96m. x 1.35m. Overall wear. Label verso states: Cleaned and restored by R. L. Rose Ltd. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Afshar pictorial rug, Kerman area, 44. south east Persia, circa 1950s, 5ft. 9in. x 4ft. 3in. 1.75m. x 1.30m. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 43

Lot 45

43. Afshar rug, Kerman area, south east Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 6ft. 8in. x 5ft. 1in. 2.03m. x 1.55m. Overall wear with some corrosion to dark brown; heavier wear in the lower half; slight loss to lower end. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Esfahan prayer rug, central Persia, 45. early 20th century, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 6in. 2.01m. x 1.37m. Overall wear, heavier in top half; small holes. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Collection of approximately 100 38. Auction catalogues from around the world, including Sotheby’s, Christie’s, London and New York; Bonhams, European and Far Eastern catalogues and magazines in connection with carpets and rugs, fine art and furniture, ceramics, pictures, coins and other artefacts. In two boxes. £50-100 (+18% BP*) 39-40. No lots

GENERAL RUGS

Lot 41 41. Karaja rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 5ft. 11in. x 4ft. 11in. 1.80m. x 1.50m. Overall wear, heavy in places, slight losses to ends and selvedges rebound. Label verso states: Cleaned and Restored by R. L. Rose, London. £100-150 (+18% BP*) netherhampton salerooms • carpet department enquiries: 01722 342044 www.salisburyauctioncentre.co.uk


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Lot 46

Lot 48

Lot 49

Ushak rug, west Anatolia, circa 46. 1920s-30s, 7ft. 9in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.36m. x 1.35m. Overall wear; heavy in places; some holes; losses to ends. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Tazenacht rug, south east Morocco, 48. circa 1950s, 6ft. 1in. x 3ft. 8in. 1.86m. x 1.12m. Slight wear in places. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

49. Kurdish rug, north west Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 3ft. 10in. x 2ft. 10in. 1.17m. x 0.86m. Overall even wear; some repiling; slight losses to ends. £100-150 (+18% BP*) 50. Five weavings: Turkmen chuval face, north east Afghanistan, mid-20th century, 2ft. x 3ft. 1in. 0.61m. x 0.94m. Fabric binding to ends. Together with two mats and two kelim cushions. (5) £80-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 50 51. Mazlaghan rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 7in. 2.03m. x 1.40m. Some wear in places; small areas of damage to right side; losses to ends. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 47 Ushak rug, west Anatolia, circa 47. 1930s-40s, 5ft. 9in. x 2ft. 11in. 1.75m. x 0.89m. Overall even wear; slight losses to ends. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 52

Lot 54

Lot 56

52. Two Baluchi rugs, Khorasan, north east Persia, the first a long rug of lattice design, early 20th century, 6ft. 5in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.96m. x 1.04m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown; slight loss to ends. Wide main border of latch-hook design. The second a prayer rug, circa 1940s-50s, 4ft. 6in. x 2ft. 11in. 1.37m. x 0.89m. Soft wool warps. (2) £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Kerman rug, south east Persia, 54. mid-20th century, 7ft. 7in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.31m. x 1.27m. Small areas of old moth damage. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

56. Saruk rug, north west Persia, circa 1940s, 5ft. 1in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.55m. x 1.04m. Old moth damage in places. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 55

Lot 53

55. Mashad rug, Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1930s, 7ft. 2in. x 4ft. 11in. 2.18m. x 1.50m. Some wear with old moth damage in places; minor losses to ends. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 57 57. Ushak rug, west Anatolia, early 20th century, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 2.05m. x 1.22m. Overall wear with losses to ends. Tape to lower end verso. Soft palette. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

53. Jozan rug, Malayer area, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 6ft. 10in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.08m. x 1.35m. Some surface marks; slight loss to ends. Close clipped velvety wool; robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 62 Lot 58 58. Hamadan rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 6in. x 4ft. 2in. 1.98m. x 1.27m. All over stylized herati design. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 60 60. Hamadan rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 7ft. 8in. x 3ft. 7in. 2.34m. x 1.09m. ‘Bite’ to outer guard lower end. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

62. North west Persian rug, Ardabil or Tabriz district, circa 1950s, 5ft. 2in. x 3ft. 7in. 1.58m. x 1.09m. Slight loss to lower end; minor fraying to selvedges. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 63

Lot 61 Lot 59 59. Agra rug, north India, circa 1940s-50s, 7ft. 10in. x 4ft. 2.39m. x 1.22m. Slight wear in places with small area of damage and holes to centre. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

61. Mahal rug, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.01m. x 1.27m. Slight wear in places. Soft palette and soft handle. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

63. Afshar rug, Kerman area, south east Persia, circa 1950s-60s 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 10in. 2.03m. x 1.47m. Soft palette and medium handle. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 64 64. Natanz prayer rug, Esfahan province, central Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 4in. 2.03m. x 1.32m. Slight loss to ends. Hanging loops to top end. Close clipped wool. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 66 66. Afshar rug, Kerman province, south east Persia, second half 20th century, 5ft. 8in. x 4ft. 3in. 1.73m. x 1.30m. Robust handle. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 68 68. Kurdish rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s 6ft. 11in. x 3ft. 9in. 2.11m. x 1.14m. Overall even wear with corrosion to dark brown in places; with patch to lower flatweave end. Soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 67

Lot 65 65. Kashan rug, west Persia, mid-20th century, 6ft. 10in. x 4ft. 3in. 2.08m. x 1.30m. Inscription in outer guard at the lower end. Attractive rug woven in a rich palette. Robust handle. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

67. Abadeh rug, south west Persia, mid-20th century, 6ft. 3in. x 4ft. 9in. 1.91m. x 1.45m. Slight losses to ends (now stopped); small repair to field left side outer edge centre. Ivory field with centre pole medallion; all over animals and birds among a variety of trees. Soft palette and soft handle. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 69 69. Kashan rug, west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 6ft. 10in. x 4ft. 4in. 2.08m. x 1.32m. Slight loss to top end. Robust handle £250-300 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 72 Lot 70 70. Good Jozan Saruk rug, Malayer area, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 6ft. 10in. x 3ft. 11in. 2.08m. x 1.20m. Slight wear in places with small spots of old moth damage to edges; slight loss to top end. £500-700 (+18% BP*)

72. Khamseh rug, Fars, south west Persia, 1940s-50s, 5ft. 1in. x 3ft. 8in. 1.55m. x 1.12m. Areas of old moth damage; small holes and losses to ends. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 74 74. Bijar rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 10in. x 3ft. 10in. 2.08m. x 1.17m. Overall even wear; small spots of old moth damage in places; slight fraying to selvedges in places and a few small repairs. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 71 71. Qum part silk rug, south central Persia, mid-20th century, 6ft. 11in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.11m. x 1.35m. Small areas of old moth damage. Pale yellow field with all over birds and flowers, dark green main border of pairs of birds around floral medallions; pale green floral guards. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 73

Lot 75

73. Ushak rug, west Anatolia, circa 1930s, 5ft. 11in. x 2ft. 11in. 1.80m. x 0.89m. Few surface marks. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

75. Mazlaghan rug, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 6ft. 6in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.98m. x 1.20m. Overall wear, heavy in places; slight loss to ends. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 80 Lot 76 76. Saraband rug, Malayer area, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 11in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.11m. x 1.35m. Overall wear; heavier in top half; small spots of old moth damage; crease mark to left side centre. Robust handle. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 78 78. Jozan rug, Malayer area, north west Persia, circa 1950s, 7ft. 4in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.24m. x 1.27m. Robust handle £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 77 77. Scandinavian(?) kelim, probably Swedish, circa 1940s-50s, 6ft. 1in. x 4ft. 7in. 1.86m. x 1.40m. Few repairs and small holes. Abstract design in a soft palette. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Patchwork flatweave rug, Turkish, 80. recent production, 6ft. 6in. x 4ft. 6in. 1.98m. x 1.37m. In mottled shades of blues and purples. Cotton lining printed with a dark blue abstract design. £80-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 81

Lot 79 Bijar rug, north west Persia, circa 79. 1940s-50s, 7ft. 8in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.34m. x 1.27m. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

81. Hamadan rug, north west Persia, modern production, 4ft. 11in. x 3ft. 4in. 1.50m. x 1.02m. Small spots of old moth damage in places. £80-100 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 82

Lot 84

Chobi rug of Caucasian design, 82. Afghanistan, late 20th century, 5ft. 11in. x 4ft. 3in. 1.80m. x 1.30m. Tiny spots of old moth damage in a few places. Soft palette. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Kurdish rug, Hamadan area, north 84. west Persia, second half 20th century, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.05m. x 1.27m. Pale terracotta field with all over geometric design; trailing vine main border within dark blue and terracotta reciprocal medachyl guards. Lustrous wool; soft handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 86 86. Fars rug, Shiraz area, south west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 7ft. 4in. x 3ft. 11in. 2.24m. x 1.20m. Some wear and colour run in places. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 83 83. Afshar rug, Kerman area, south east Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 11in. 2.03m. x 1.50m. Some wear in places with corrosion to black/dark blue; losses to ends; crease marks to right side. Shield shape medallion on a dark blue field; dark blue/black main border of rosettes and medallions. Soft handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 87 Lot 85 85. Nain part silk rug, central Persia, circa 1950s-60s, 5ft. 9in. x 3ft. 8in. 1.75m. x 1.12m. Small area of old moth damage lower left corner of field and inner guard; leatherette strips to selvedges verso. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

87. Kurdish rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 5ft. 10in. x 3ft. 9in. 1.78m. x 1.14m. Overall even wear; small hole top left corner. Losses to ends. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 88 88. Kurdish rug, Malayer area, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 5in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.96m. x 1.20m. Slight wear in places; fraying to selvedges; small ‘bite’ to top left corner. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 90 90. Lavar Kerman rug, south east Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 2.03m. x 1.22m. Slight wear in places. Fine velvety wool. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 92 92. Quchan Kurd rug, north east Persia, circa 1940s, 6ft. 2in. x 3ft. 6in. 1.88m. x 1.07m. Slight wear in places with small crease marks to field; slight loss to ends. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 91 Lot 89 89. Qum ‘boteh’ rug, south central Persia, circa 1950s, 7ft. 2in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.18m. x 1.35m. Some wear to lower half of field. Surface mark to top end of field. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

91. Fars gabbeh, south west Persia, mid-20th century, 5ft. 3in. x 3ft. 9in. 1.60m. x 1.14m. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 93 93. American rag and hooked pile rug, early 20th century, 3ft. 6in. x 2ft. 5in. 1.07m. x 0.74m. Skilfully lined. A most attractive rug. An illustration of a similar rug may be seen in Faraday, C. B. European and American Carpets and Rugs, p. 373, pl. 33 where the rug is described as ‘A so-called New England Parlor [sic] Rug’ £100-200 (+18% BP*)

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Attractive Mohta­ shem 96. Kashan rug, west Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 6ft. 5in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.96m. x 1.20m. Overall wear; lacking outer guard stripes; re-selvedged. Dark blue cartouche shape field with large terracotta centre medallion with ivory flowerhead centre; all over strapwork and flowers with weeping willows in the terracotta spandrels; wide dark blue flower and strapwork main border with inner ivory floral guard. Finely woven with close clipped velvety wool. Soft handle. £500-700 (+18% BP*)

Lot 94 94. Saruk rug, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 6ft. 2in. x 3ft. 10in. 1.88m. x 1.17m. Overall even wear; slight losses to ends. Close clipped velvety wool. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 95

Lot 97

Lot 98

95. Silk Qum rug, central Persia, mid-20th century, 5ft. 5in. x 3ft. 6in. 1.65m. x 1.07m. Pale gold cartouche shape field with dark blue central medallion and spandrels; all over flowers and birds; with flowers, cartouches and medallions in the dark blue main border. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

97. Qazvin rug, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.01m. x 1.35m. Very slight loss to ends. Dark red field with dark blue centre medallion; ivory and pale blue spandrels; all over flowers and foliage; dark blue palmette and floral main border; pale yellow guards. Close clipped wool in a soft palette; medium handle. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

98. Three rugs, all circa 1930s-40s, the first a Baluchi prayer rug, south west Afghanistan, 4ft. 11in. x 2ft. 9in. 1.50m. x 0.84m. Small spots of old moth damage to the top half. Camel mihrab with central pole medallion flanked by kejebe motifs.The second, an Afghan rug, 3ft. 2in. x 2ft. 11in. 0.97m. x 0.89m. Spots of old moth damage and crease marks in places. Three columns of hooked medallions in the field; stepped medallion main border. The third, Khamseh rug, Fars, south west Persia, 4ft. 11in. x 3ft. 6in. 1.50m. x 1.07m. Overall wear with holes in places and losses to ends. Dark blue field with double pole medallion. (3) £80-100 (+18% BP*)

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100. Lavar Kerman prayer rug, south east Persia, early 20th century, 6ft. 11in. x 4ft. 6in. 2.11m. x 1.37m. Overall wear with some corrosion in places. Red mihrab filled with flowering tree of life; a pair of peacocks at the base; other birds among the branches; wide ivory floral and cypress tree main border. Close clipped velvety wool; soft handle. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

Lot 99 99. Senneh ghileem, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 2.03m. x 1.22m £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 100

Lot 101 101. Hamadan rug, (reduced) north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 5ft. 6in. x 4ft. 5in. 1.68m. x 1.35m. Overall even wear with small repairs to ends and sides; reduced in length by horizontal cut rejoined at lower end; small reweave to lower right corner. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 102

Lot 103

102. Kurdish rug, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 5ft. 6in. x 3ft. 9in. 1.68m. x 1.14m. Slight wear in places; small repairs to top end; added fringe to top end; fabric tape lower end verso. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

103. French pictorial needlework hanging, late 19th/early 20th century, 8ft. 3in.x 4ft. 8in. 2.51m. x 1.42m. Mediaeval-style design of figures representing St. Peter and a guardian angel on one side and armoured soldiers on the other side among imposing buildings with flowers and foliage to the base and sides. Two armorials with cross and four keys and two armorials depicting the lion rampant; various inscriptions including ‘paix’ on banners throughout and a scrolling banner at the top: ‘Coment lange mena Saint Pierre hors de la prison’. The figures with petit point faces, hands and feet. Plain outer border (faded). Hanging loops to top edge. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 106

Lot 104

106. Kerman oval portrait mat depicting President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), south east Persia, early 20th century, 2ft. 11in. x 2ft. 3in. 0.89m. x 0.69m. Fringing missing to edges, centre. Pale blue field with small medallions in a dark blue around the portrait of the 26th President of the United States of America, (1901-1909), within a border of cartouches with animals, inscriptions, American flag and the American Eagle at the top. Published Bennett, I. Rugs & Carpets of The World, p. 240. £600-800 (+18% BP*)

104. Fine Kerman pictorial rug, south east Persia, early 20th century, 4ft. 10in. x 2ft. 11in. 1.47m. x 0.89m. Overall even wear with slight losses to ends. The central vignette depicting a rural scene of ducks and a river; flowering trees with butterflies to each side; cypress trees in the middle distance, surrounded by a multitude of flowers and foliage with a decorated vase at each end and in each corner a diagonal planter of flowers in each corner. Close clipped velvety wool. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

Lot 105 105. Pictorial tapestry fragment depicting King Solomon, European, 17th century, 3ft. 9in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.14m. x 1.20m. Overall wear and repairs consistent with age; lined with various fabrics. King Solomon sitting in judgement with figures in the foreground and figures to the left side; the top band a patchwork of tapestry. Soft palette. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 107 107. Pair of attractive Kerman rugs, south east Persia, early 20th century, one 7ft. x 4ft. 8in. 2.13m. x 1.42m. The other 7ft. 2in. x 4ft. 9in. 2.18m. x 1.45m. Both with some wear and corrosion in places. Dark blue fields with all over medallions, vases, strapwork and flowers with pale blue and pale green details; dark blue scrolling floral main border; terracotta and cream floral guards. Close clipped velvety wool. (2) £500-700 (+18% BP*)

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108. Attractive Tabriz rug, north west Persia, early 20th century, 6ft. x 4ft. 7in. 1.83m. x 1.40m. Slight wear in places. Cream field with all over flowers and foliage in the Shah Abbas style; wide pale blue floral main border and pale pink floral guards. Close clipped velvety wool. Soft palette and soft handle. £400-600 (+18% BP*) 110. Bijar ghileem, north west Persia, circa 1960s, 6ft. 5in. x 4ft. 7in. 1.96m. x 1.40m. The field with horizontal bands in muted palette with medallions; sea-waves; flowering plants and minor ornaments within a terracotta and ivory reciprocal medachyl border. Soft palette. £200-250 (+18% BP*) Lot 110

Lot 108

Lot 109

Lot 111

109. Pair of Tabriz rugs, north west Persia, early 20th century, one 6ft. 3in. x 4ft. 6in. 1.91m. x 1.37m., the other 6ft. 1in. x 4ft. 6in. 1.86m. x 1.37m. Very slight loss to ends. Dark terracotta cartouche shape fields with central medallions in pale yellow and pale blue; pale blue spandrels; all over flowers and foliage; dark blue main border of floral sprays; pale yellow floral guards. Close clipped velvety wool. Soft handle. (2) £700-800 (+18% BP*)

111. Silk Mohta­shem Kashan rug, west Persia, early 20th century, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 1in. 2.01m. x 1.25m. Overall wear and corrosion with stains in places; small splits to selvedges. Purple silk cartouche shape field with dark blue centre medallion with pale blue inner medallion; pale blue spandrels and wide pale blue main border; all over flowers and foliage; narrow ivory guards of small boteh. Very finely woven but with some degree of fragility. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

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112. Fine Qum silk souf pictorial prayer rug, south central Persia, first half 20th century, 5ft. 9in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.75m. x 1.04m. Minute area of wear in field right side centre. Pale pink flatweave ground with raised motifs of vase at the base containing flowering tree of life; a pair of animals at the base; birds among the branches; a pillar to each side of the field; triple arched mihrab with pale gold panel above; the main border of ivory and pale gold cartouches of animals and flowers divided by dark blue roundels of flowers and birds.; pale gold flowerhead guards. Very finely woven in a soft palette. £1000-1500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 116 Lot 112 113. Large stool covered in an Ersari Turkmen rug, north east Afghanistan, circa 1940s, 3ft. 3in. x 2ft. 1in. x 13in. high; 1m. x 0.64m. x 0.33m. Slight wear in places. On turned wood feet with castors. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

116. Bijar striped jajim, north west Persia, circa 1920s, 7ft. 4in. x 8ft. 3in. 2.24m. x 2.51m. Small holes and cobbled repairs. Ten widths of narrow stripes, finely woven in a wide range of colours, including pale green, pale blue, brown, pale yellow, ivory and terracotta. Soft palette. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 113

Lot 117 117. North west Persian jajim with weft float brocading, Bijar(?) area, circa 1930s-40s, 5ft. 5in. x 6ft. 2in. 1.65m. x 1.88m. Six widths. Dark blue and dark terracotta bands woven with various motifs in ivory and dark blue divided by narrow stripes. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 114

Lot 115

114. Chobi rug of Caucasian design, Afghanistan, late 20th century, 6ft. 2in. x 4ft. 11in. 1.88m. x 1.50m. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

115. Tiger-stripe rug, Afghanistan(?), recent production, 5ft. 6in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.68m. x 1.20m. Robust handle. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 118 118. Brocaded flatweave, possibly by the Kurds of Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1930s, 7ft. 5in. x 5ft. 7in. 2.26m. x 1.70m. Two widths joined vertically. Some holes and cobbled repairs. The narrow bands in ivory, aubergine, pale blue, shades of green embroidered with a zig-zag ribbon motif; alternate bands with small hooked motifs. Remains of plaited wool tasselled ends. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 122

Lot 124

122. Kurdish banded ghileem runner, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 18ft. 5in. x 4ft. 5.61m. x 1.22m. Some wear with corrosion to dark brown; some fraying and small holes; some repairs. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

124. Kurdish runner, (reduced) north west Persia, early 20th century, 16ft. 10in. x 3ft. 3in. 5.13m. x 1m. Overall wear; some crease marks; hole to field lower end; reduced in length by horizontal cut across the centre of the runner; losses to ends; fabric patch verso. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 121 121. Long Yazd(?) runner, north east Persia, circa 1950s, 22ft. 8in. x 3ft. 11in. 6.91m. x 1.20m. Slight wear in places. Plain (met-hane) ivory field within a dark red floral main border and pale blue floral guards. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

123. Malayer runner, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 17ft. 6in. x 3ft. 5in. 5.34m. x 1.04m. Slight wear in places with corrosion to dark brown; small holes; small repairs. Rich palette and robust handle. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 125 125. Scandinavian(?) flatweave runner, second half 20th century, 16ft. 7in. x 2ft. 10in. 5.06m. x 0.86m. Remains of glue verso. Minimalist design of grey and maroon stripes. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 128 Lot 126 126. Senneh runner, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 16ft. 6in. x 3ft. 10in. 5.03m. x 1.17m. Dark blue field with all over design of flowers and birds with tribes people on the outside edge of the field; pale blue gol-farangi main border. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

128. Karaja runner, north west Persia, circa 1920s, 15ft. 4in. x 3ft. 5in. 4.67m. x 1.04m. Overall wear; heavier in some places with corrosion to dark browns; losses to ends. Terracotta field with centre shield shape medallions in dark blue, camel and dark green; apricot angular floral main border; terracotta and dark brown boteh guards. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 130 130. Ushak runner woven on the short axis, west Anatolia, early 20th century 12ft. 9in. x 2ft. 6in. 3.89m. x 0.76m. Overall wear with some re-piling and repairs; splits and fraying to long sides. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 127 127. Bijar runner, north west Persia, late 19th century, 15ft. 8in. x 2ft. 4in. 4.77m. x 0.71m. Overall wear with corrosion to browns in places; small patch to right side lower end; end borders missing; re-selvedged and possibly lacking main border and outer guard. The field with three large terracotta lozenges with dark blue medallion centres; the lozenge at the lower end featuring two well-dressed tribesmen; dark blue spandrels; all over herati design; very narrow pale blue border. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 129 129. Saraband runner, north west Persia, early 20th century, 14ft. 11in. x 3ft. 5in. 4.55m. x 1.04m. Overall even wear; corrosion to dark brown; small repairs to top end; and reweave to lower left corner. Soft palette. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 131 131. Malayer runner, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 12ft. 4in. x 3ft. 7in. 3.76m. x 1.09m. Overall wear; heavy in places; small split to top left side; slight loss to ends. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 134

Lot 136

132. Ersari Turkmen runner, north east Afghanistan, second half 20th century, 12ft. 3in. x 2ft. 10in. 3.73m. x 0.86m. Robust handle. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Brocaded flatweave runner, 134. Azerbaijan, mid-20th century, 10ft. 2in. x 2ft. 6in. 3.10m. x 0.76m. Narrow columns of multiple medallions in a variety of colours with apricot and bright pink details. £80-100 (+18% BP*)

136. Sarab runner, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 9ft. 8in. x 2ft. 8in. 2.94m. x 0.81m. Surface marks in places. Robust handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 133

Lot 135

133. Attractive Sarab runner, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 10ft. 3in. x 2ft. 9in. 3.12m. x 0.84m. Slight loss to ends. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

135. Heriz runner, north west Persia, circa 1940s, 9ft. 9in. x 3ft. 1in. 2.97m. x 0.94m. Robust handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 132

Lot 137 137. Senneh runner, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 9ft. 6in. x 3ft. 9in. 2.90m. x 1.14m. Leatherette strips to selvedges verso. Robust handle. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 140 140. Senneh ghileem runner, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 9ft. 1in. x 3ft. 3in. 2.77m. x 1m. Few surface marks. £100-150 (+18% BP*) Lot 138 138. Lilihan runner, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 9ft. 5in. x 2ft. 7in. 2.87m. x 0.79m. Robust handle. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 142 142. Kurdish runner, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 8ft. 7in. x 3ft. 11in. 2.62m. x 1.20m. Overall even wear; crease marks and split crease mark to left side with hessian strip verso; slight loss to lower end. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 139

Lot 141

Lot 143

139. Hamadan runner, north west Persia, 1930s-40s, 9ft. 2in. x 3ft. 2in. 2.80m. x 0.97m. Some wear with small areas of old moth damage. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

141. Runner by the Ersari Turkmen of Beshir, north east Afghanistan, mid-20th century, 8ft. 11in. x 2ft. 7in. 2.72m. 0.79m. Small spots of moth damage. Robust handle. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

143. Karaja runner, north west Persia, second half 19th century, 8ft. 6in. x 2ft. 6in. 2.59m. x 0.76m. Overall wear, heavy in places with corrosion to browns. £100-150 (+18% BP*) 144-160. No lots

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CARPETS PLEASE NOTE: THE CARPET STACK (LOTS 161-213) WILL BE TURNED at 2pm Monday 13th May 2019 and 2.30pm Tuesday 14th May 2019

Lot 161 161. Louis-Philippe Aubusson carpet, France, second quarter 19th century, 20ft. 7in. x 12ft. 5in. 6.27m. x 3.78m. Overall fading; some surface marks in places; minor splits to seams in a few places with some minor fraying. Any crease marks evident in the images of this carpet are purely the result of long term storage. Tape to all edges verso and lined. Provenance: By repute purchased from C. John Rare Carpets in 1969 and purchased by the present owners in 1978. £3000-5000 (+18% BP*)

162. Very finely woven large Indian silk hunting carpet, in unfinished condition, Kashmiri, mid-20th century, 20ft. 5in. x 9ft. 9in. 6.22m. x 2.97m. Surface marks throughout; loose threads to the major part of the surface of the carpet and to the back; rust marks to the lower unfinished end where the weaving to the spandrels had just been started. Extremely finely woven in a soft palette. £1000-2000 (+18% BP*) Lot 162

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163. Attractive Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s, 18ft. 2in. x 10ft. 8in. 5.54m. x 3.25m. Some wear in places; small spots of old moth damage in places. £500-700 (+18% BP*)

Lot 165 165. Sparta carpet, south west Anatolia, circa 1920s-30s, 16ft. 5in. x 12ft. 10in. 4.99m. x 3.90m. Overall wear, heavy in places; some repairs; losses to ends. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 163

164. Exceptional American Saruk carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s, 18ft. x 9ft. 1in. 5.49m. x 2.77m. Very slight wear in some places with corrosion to browns. Note: The added fringes have protected the original ends. Close clipped velvety wool finely woven with the design drawn with a lightness of hand in a rich palette of many colours including pale yellow, greens, blues and ivory. This lovely carpet is in remarkably good condition and is soft to handle. Provenance: Purchased by the present owner in New York in the early 1980s. £3000-5000 (+18% BP*)

166. Attractive Heriz carpet of all over design, north west Persia, early 20th century, 15ft. 7in. x 11ft. 6in. 4.75m. x 3.50m. Overall even wear. Soft palette and soft handle. £2500-3000 (+18% BP*)

Lot 166

Lot 164

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Lot 168 168. Dorokhsh carpet, Khorosan area, north east Persia, early 20th century, 14ft. 7in. x 9ft. 8in. 4.45m. x 2.94m. Overall wear, heavy in places, down to the foundation with some holes; corrosion to dark brown; outer guard stripes missing at top end; slight loss to lower end. Soft, velvety wool and soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 169 169. Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, mid-20th century, 14ft. 6in. x 10ft. 7in. 4.42m. x 3.23m. Rich palette and robust handle. £500-550 (+18% BP*)

Lot 170 170. Kerman carpet, south east Persia, circa 1950s, 14ft. x 9ft. 10in. 4.27m. x 3m. Some wear in places. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 167 167. Magnificent Serapi carpet, Heriz area, north west Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 14ft. 11in. x 10ft. 6in. 4.55m. x 3.20m. Overall even wear with corrosion to dark brown in places. All over angular flowers and foliage. Soft handle. £7000-10000 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 174

Lot 175

174. Mashad carpet, Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 13ft. 5in. x 10ft. 3in. 4.09m. x 3.12m. Very slight wear lower right side. Medium handle. £400-450 (+18% BP*)

175. Bakhtiari carpet, Chahar Mahal Valley, west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 13ft. 4in. x 10ft. 7in. 4.06m. x 3.23m. Overall even wear; rewoven ends. Powerful design in a rich palette. £300-400 (+18% BP*) 176. Mahal carpet, north west Persia, early 20th century, 13ft. 4in. x 10ft. 6in. 4.06m. x 3.20m. Overall wear with corrosion in places; re-weaves to lower left corner and outer guard left side centre; other small re-weaves to edges and corners in places. £900-1200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 171 171. Mianeh banded ghileem, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 14ft. x 6ft. 3in. 4.27m. x 1.91m. Slight wear in places. Two widths joined vertically Soft palette. £800-1000 (+18% BP*)

Lot 176

Lot 172 172. Kerman carpet, south east Persia, 1930s-40s, 13ft. 11in. x 10ft. 3in. 4.25m. x 3.12m. Overall wear, heavier in some places. Lustrous wool; soft handle. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 173 173. Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 13ft. 7in. x 9ft. 8in. 4.14m. x 2.94m. Overall wear with small areas of re-weaving and spots of repiling to left side border and edge of field. Overall soft palette; medium handle. £500-550 (+18% BP*)

Lot 177 177. Good Caucasian banded kelim, early 20th century, 13ft. 4in. x 6ft. 11in. 4.06m. x 2.11m. Small reweave to one end outer edge. Soft palette. £1200-1500 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 181

Lot 178 178. Attractive Heriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 13ft. 1in. x 9ft. 6in. 3.99m. x 2.90m. Few small splits in places. Slight loss to ends with small area of repiling to top end outer borders. £400-600 (+18% BP*)

181. Decorative Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s, 12ft. 10in. x 9ft. 11in. 3.90m. x 3.02m. Slight wear in places; slight loss to top end. A very pretty carpet woven in a superb soft palette, especially the pale blue. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

Lot 184 184. Decorative Arraiolas needlework carpet, Portugal, first half 20th century, 11ft. 10in. x 8ft. 7in. 3.60m. x 2.62m. Unlined. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 185

Lot 182

Lot 179 179. Anatolian long carpet, circa 1950s, 13ft. x 6ft. 6in. 3.96m. x 1.98m. Small area of wear top left side of field and border. £350-400 (+18% BP*)

185. North west Persian ghileem, Hashtrud area, late 20th century, 11ft. 10in. x 7ft. 11in. 3.60m. x 2.41m. All over collage design of serrated edge large medallions in a bright palette on a dove grey ground. £600-700 (+18% BP*)

182. Veramin ghileem, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 12ft. 10in. x 6ft. 1in. 3.90m. x 1.86m. Dark terracotta field with all over medallions in various sizes with ivory details; medachyl outer border; brocaded flatweave ends. £800-900 (+18% BP*)

Lot 186 186. Attractive dhurrie, India, mid-20th century, 11ft. 5in. x 8ft. 5in. 3.48m. x 2.56m. Surface marks in places. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 180 180. Nejafabad carpet with a later inset inscription for Seirafian, Esfahan district, south west Persia, circa 1930s-40s 12ft. 11in. x 8ft. 6in. 3.94m. x 2.59m. Slight wear in places. The outer dark blue guard with a later inset panel at the lower end inscribed Seirafian, Esfahan. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

Lot 183 183. Ersari Turkmen 3 x 8 gulli-gul carpet, north east Afghanistan, circa 1920s-30s, 12ft. 2in. x 8ft. 10in. 3.71m. x 2.69m. Slight wear in lower part of field. Rich palette and soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 190

Lot 187 187. Timuri Baluchi kelleh, Khorasan, north east Persia, early 20th century, 11ft. 4in. x 5ft. 7in. 3.45m. x 1.70m. Slight wear in places; three small patches to field with hessian patches verso. Lustrous wool and soft handle. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

190. Attractive Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 11ft. x 7ft. 7in. 3.35m. x 2.31m. Slight wear and corrosion in places; very slight loss to top end. Lustrous wool and medium handle. £500-700 (+18% BP*)

Lot 193 193. Bakhtiari carpet, Chahar Mahal Valley, west Persia, circa 1930s, 10ft. 10in. x 7ft. 11in. 3.30m. x 2.41m. Slight loss to ends. All over ogival floral medallion design; ivory leaf and palmette main border. Soft palette; robust handle. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 191 191. Baluchi kelim, south west Afghanistan, circa 1900s, 10ft. 11in. x 8ft. 5in. 3.33m. x 2.56m. Plain camel coloured field wide dark brown banded ends with ivory and mid-blue castellated bands above at each end. £150-250 (+18% BP*) Lot 188 Lot 194

188. Tabriz carpet with signature, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 11ft. 2in. x 7ft. 9in. 3.40m. x 2.36m. Some wear in places; slightly heavier in the centre; some surface marks. Signature for Ghafari (?) in cartouche in outer guard at the top end. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

194. Mahal kelleh, north west Persia, early 20th century, 10ft. 10in. x 5ft. 3.30m. x 1.52m. Some wear in places. Rich palette and soft handle. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 192 192. Attractive Kashmiri silk carpet, north India, last quarter 20th century, 10ft. 10in. x 8ft. 3.30m. x 2.44m. Some wear in places. Soft handle and soft palette. £300-500 (+18% BP*) Lot 195 Lot 189 189. Bijar carpet, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 11ft. 1in. x 7ft. 6in. 3.38m. x 2.29m. Robust handle. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

195. Attractive Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1920s, 10ft. 8in. x 8ft. 4in. 3.25m. x 2.54m. Tiny spots of wear top end; slight losses to ends; crease mark to right side, top end. £800-1000 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 202 Lot 196

Lot 199

196. Tabriz carpet with signature, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 10ft. 6in. x 7ft. 2in. 3.20m. x 2.18m. Some wear in places; slightly heavier in centre. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

199. Bakhtiari carpet, Chahar Mahal Valley, west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 10ft. 2in. x 5ft. 7in. 3.10m. x 1.70m. Surface mark to main border right side lower end; slight loss to ends. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

202. Yalameh carpet, south west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 10ft. x 6ft. 10in. 3.05m. x 2.08m. Slight wear in places; slight loss to lower end. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 197 197. Mahal carpet, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 10ft. 2in. x 7ft. 4in. 3.10m. x 2.24m. Mid-blue field with all over stylized herati design; narrow dark blue main border. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 203 Lot 200 200. Fars carpet, Shiraz district, south west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 10ft. 1in. x 7ft. 2in. 3.07m. x 2.18m. Small spots of old moth damage. Lustrous wool; soft handle. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

203. ‘Star’ Ushak carpet, west Anatolia, circa 1940s, 9ft. 10in. x 5ft. 2in. 3m. x 1.58m. The design in the style of a 17th century ‘Star’ Ushak. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 204 Lot 198 198. Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 10ft. 2in. x 6ft. 10in. 3.10m. x 2.08m. Slight wear in places; small spots of old moth damage. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 201 201. Tabriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1950s, 10ft. 1in. x 6ft. 8in. 3.07m. x 2.03m. Surface marks to lower right corner. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

204. Chinese carpet, probably Beijing, north China, circa 1950s, 9ft. 9in. x 7ft. 10in. 2.97m. x 2.39m. Some surface marks and tiny areas of moth damage. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 205 205. Fars carpet, Shiraz district, south west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 9ft. 9in. x 6ft. 11in. 2.97m. 2.11m. Overall wear, heavy in places; small repairs; corner missing lower left corner; slight losses to ends. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 208 208. Abadeh carpet, Fars, south west Persia, circa 1950s-60s, 9ft. 5in. x 6ft. 6in. 2.87m. x 1.98m. Slight colour run in main border lower end. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 209 209. Heriz carpet, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 9ft. 4in. x 6ft. 9in. 2.85m. x 2.05m. Lustrous wool and robust handle. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 206 206. Ersari Turkmen 3 x 6 gul carpet, south west Turkmenistan, circa 1930s-40s, 9ft. 6in. x 6ft. 11in. 2.90m. x 2.11m. Rich palette and good pile. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

210. Fine Ziegler carpet, Arak, (Sultanabad), late 19th/early 20th century, 9ft. x 7ft. 7in., 2.75m. x 2.31m. Some wear in places. Finely woven with a wonderful design in a soft palette with soft handle. £2500-3000 (+18% BP*)

Lot 207 207. Good Beni Ouarain carpet of minimalist design, Middle Atlas, Morocco, dated 1988, 9ft. 6in. x 6ft. 5in. 2.90m. x 1.96m. All over trellised design in browns, greens and terracotta with two small random ornaments in the field; plaited wool tassels to top end. £400-450 (+18% BP*) Lot 210

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CHINESE RUGS

Lot 211 211. Mianeh flatweave palas, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 8ft. 11in. x 9ft. 1in. 2.72m. x 2.77m. Small holes; surface marks in places. £90-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 253

Lot 251 251. Khotan rug, east Turkestan, circa 1930s, 8ft. 7in. x 5ft. 6in. 2.62m. x 1.68m. Overall even wear. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

253. Khotan rug, east Turkestan, 19th century, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 10in. 2.05m. x 1.47m. Overall heavy wear with hole to right side border lower end; holes to top end; ‘bites’ to left side; both selvedges fraying and with losses to ends. The design barely discernible on the face of the rug is much clearer on the back. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 212 212. Attractive dhurrie, India, early 20th century, 8ft. 9in. x 5ft. 11in. 2.67m. x 1.80m. Some wear with some repairs in places; few surface marks. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 252 252. Tibetan saddle cover, inner Asia, early 20th century, 4ft. 2in. x 2ft. 1in. 1.27m. x 0.64m. Slight wear in places with small holes/tears. Original leather binding to the two pommel holes; red felted wool centre panel and edging. cf. Eiland, M. Chinese & Exotic Rugs, pl. 33 and Hongsermeier, Hans et al. Tibeter-Teppiche, pp. 27 & 29 for similar examples. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 213 213. Mianeh banded ghileem, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 8ft. 5in. x 6ft. 2in. 2.56m. x 1.88m. Small holes in places. £400-450 (+18% BP*) 214-250. No lots

Lot 254 254. Khotan mat, east Turkestan, second half 19th century, 2ft. 5in. x 3ft. 0.74m. x 0.91m. Overall wear with losses to end; holes. Pale yellow field with all over small floral medallion design; panelled flowerhead main border in pale blue, dark blue, brown and pale yellow. Soft handle. £70-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 255 255. Chinese rug fragment, 17th/18th century(?), 2ft. 2in. x 2ft. 7in. 0.66m. x 0.79m. Overall heavy wear with ‘bites’; to sides. Pale yellow field with all over small cloud design; remains of dark brown border. Soft handle. Long soft pile. £70-100 (+18% BP*) 256-270. No lots

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TURKISH RUGS

Lot 273

Lot 271 271. Attractive Ghiordes prayer rug, west Anatolia, early 20th century, 5ft. 8in. x 4ft. 1.73m. x 1.22m. Overall even wear; slight losses to ends and slight fraying in places to selvedges. Soft palette and soft handle. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

273. Dosmealti rug, west Anatolia, second half 20th century, 6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 1in. 2.03m. x 1.25m. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 275 275. Melas prayer rug, west Anatolia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 4in. x 3ft. 4in. 1.93m. x 1.02m. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 276

Lot 274

Lot 272 272. Central Anatolian prayer rug in the style of a 19th century Konya Ladik tulip rug, circa 1920s, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 2.05m. x 1.22m. Overall wear with losses to ends and ‘bites’ to sides. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

274. Yağcibedir prayer rug, west Anatolia, mid-20th century, 6ft. x 3ft. 7in. 1.83m. x 1.09m. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

276. Bergama rug, west Anatolia, early 20th century, 4ft. 5in. x 3ft. 8in. 1.35m. x 1.12m. Overall wear with several holes in places; losses to ends. Lustrous wool and soft handle. cf. Batari, F. Ottoman Turkish Carpets, The Collections of the Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, p. 114, pl. 19 for a 17th century version with an almost identical field design. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 280 280. Anatolian chequered flatweave, second half 20th century, 7ft. 6in. x 4ft. 11in. 2.29m. x 1.50m. Few small repairs. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 277 277. Fine Melas rug of rare design, west Anatolia, first quarter 19th century, 4ft. 8in. x 4ft. 1.42m. x 1.22m. Overall even wear with corrosion in places; slight losses to ends. Very finely woven with lustrous wool, soft, harmonious palette and soft handle. Literature: ItenMaritz, J. Turkish Carpets, pp. 204-206 for a later version of the meander border; Antike Anatoische Teppiche, p. 96; pl. 23 for another rare design, attributed to Ada-Melas (Melas from the Islands); Zipper & Fritzsche, Oriental Rugs, Vol. 4, Turkish p. 64 pl. 64 for a prayer version. £3000-4000 (+18% BP*)

Lot 281

Lot 279 Lot 278 278. Obruk prayer kelim, south central Anatolia, circa 1930s-40s, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 10in. 2.05m. x 1.47m. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

279. Konya kelim, central Anatolia, late 19th century, 12ft. 5in. x 4ft. 10in. 3.78m. x 1.47m. Some wear with corrosion to blacks/ browns. Small holes and repairs; losses to ends. Two widths joined vertically. Good range of colour in a soft palette. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

281. Obruk prayer kelim, west Anatolia, late 19th/early 20th century, 5ft. 2in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.58m. x 1.04m. Overall wear with some holes; losses to end. Now on a fabric backing. And a Maras zili technique and brocaded flatweave banded ala chuval, south east Anatolia, circa 1920s-30s, 4ft. 6in. x 3ft. 2in. 1.37m. x 0.97m. Small holes; crude repairs; losses to ends and sides. cf. www.marlamallett. com/bags. The Varieties of Tribal Bags and Panels where a very similar ala chuval is illustrated. (2) £80-120 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 286 Lot 282

Lot 284

Attractive Konya kelim, central 282. Anatolia, late 19th/early 20th century, 12ft. 7in. x 5ft. 7in. 3.84m. x 1.70m. Some corrosion to browns with a few small old repairs. Soft palette. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Attractive Konya kelim, central 284. Anatolia, late 19th/early 20th century, 9ft. 9in. x 5ft. 7in. 2.97m. x 1.70m. Corrosion to dark brown in places. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

286. Kayserie ‘art’ silk prayer rug, central Anatolia, second half 20th century, 3ft. 3in. x 1ft. 11in. 1m. x 0.57m. Surface marks to right side borders. Fabric tape to each end verso. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 287

Lot 285 Lot 283 283. Moroccan rug, Boujad area, The Plains of Marrakesh, circa 1950s, 6ft. 2in. x 4ft. 9in. 1.88m. x 1.45m. Long pile in a rich palette with soft handle. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

285. Fine Anatolian panelled kelim, early 20th century, 11ft. 5in. x 5ft. 5in. 3.48m. x 1.65m. Soft palette. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

287. Hereke silk mat, south west Anatolia, second half 20th century, 2ft. 8in. x 1ft. 8in. 0.81m. x 0.51m. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

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312. Small rug by the Ersari Turkmen of Beshir, south west Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 4ft. 5in. x 3ft. 6in. 1.35m. x 1.07m. Some wear with small repairs and re-piling in places; small areas of old moth damage; small holes; slight losses to ends; canvas patches verso. Mina-khani flowerhead design on a dark blue lattice; hooked medallion main border. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 312

Lot 288 288. Good Konya prayer rug, central Anatolia, mid-19th century, 7ft. 2in. x 4ft. 1in. 2.18m. x 1.25m. Overall even wear with some corrosion to browns in places. A wonderful archaic design in a soft palette with a soft handle. £2500-3500 (+18% BP*) 289-310. No lots

TURKMEN RUGS

Lot 313 313. Two Ersari Turkmen torba faces of Salor design, south west Turkmenistan, early 20th century, the first, 1ft. 5in. x 3ft. 7in. 0.43m. x 1.09m. Moth damage in places with bites to lower elem and to selvedges. Central large medallion above four kejebe motifs; dark blue small medallion main border. The second, 1ft. 3in. x 3ft. 4in. 0.38m. x 1.02m. Small spots of old moth damage; slight loss to lower elem. All over diagonal rows of small medallions in the field; ivory medallion main border. (2) £100-150 (+18% BP*) 314. Yomut Turkmen ensi, Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 5ft. 8in. x 5ft. 1.73m. x 1.52m. Slight wear in places with corrosion to browns; small spots of repiling. The four panels woven with the pekvesh motif within a terracotta medallion main border enclosed by ivory syrga-pattern guards on all four sides; the lower wide elem with two bands of the Yomut ‘fir’ tree design. Soft palette and soft handle. £300-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 311 311. Massive Kizil Ayak 3 x 4 gul chuval, Turkmenistan, circa 1920s-30s, 3ft. 6in. x 6ft. 2in. 1.07m. x 1.88m. Small spots of old moth damage. Remains of plaited wool loops. Rich palette. £450-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 314

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Lot 317 317. Arabatchi Turkmen torba face, Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 1ft. 9in. x 3ft. 10in. 0.53m. x 1.17m. Some wear; losses to top corners; lacking long fringe at lower end. Kejebe design within a main border of tiny quartered guls; ‘S’ motif guards; very narrow top band of dark blue ram’s horn motifs; ivory details. cf. Tzareva, E. Rugs & Carpets from Central Asia, The Russian Collections, pp. 162-163, pl. 112 for a near analogy. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 315 315. Tekke Turkmen 3 x 6 gul dip khali, Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 4ft. x 3ft. 10in. 1.22m. x 1.17m. Overall wear with some old moth damage; small holes; some re-piling; losses to ends; fraying to sides. The major guls divided by minor chuval guls; uriuk (apricot blossom) and panelled main border. Soft palette and soft handle. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 320 320. Tekke Turkmen rug, Turkmenistan, circa 1930s-40s, 6ft. x 4ft. 4in. 1.83m. x 1.32m. Slight wear in places. All over quartered guls on an indigo trellis within multiple borders. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 318 318. Rug by the Ersari Turkmen of Beshir, south west Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 7ft. 7in. x 4ft. 9in. 2.31m. x 1.45m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark browns; crude repairs and small patches of re-piling. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

321. Tekke Turkmen 3 x 9 gul green ground rug, Turkmenistan or Afghanistan, circa 1940s-50s, 5ft. 11in. x 4ft. 7in. Small spots of old moth damage; large ‘bite’ to top left corner; slight loss to ends. £50-100 (+18% BP*)

Lot 316 316. Ersari Turkmen rug, north east Afghanistan, circa 1930s-40s, 6ft. 10in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.08m. x 1.27m. Slight wear in places. Single column of five large guls in the field; wide floral and medallion main border; ivory and saffron yellow details. Lustrous wool, rich palette and soft handle. £150-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 321

Lot 319 319. Large Kizil Ayak Turkmen 3 x 3 gul chuval face, Turkmenistan, late 19th century, 3ft. 2in. x 5ft. 4in. 0.97m. x 1.63m. Overall even wear. Note the row of thirteen individual plants in the lower elem. Rich palette including two shades of blue. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

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325. Good small carpet by the Ersari Turkmen of Beshir, south west Turkmenistan, late 19th/early 20th century, 7ft. 2in. x 5ft. 2in. 2.18m. x 1.58m. Hanging loops to right selvedge. The rich dark red field with all over multiple medallion design, some outlined in ivory and some with pale yellow details; stylised flowering plant main border and tiny ivory medallion guards. Red flatweave ends. Velvety wool in a rich palette; soft handle. £1500-1800 (+18% BP*)

Lot 322 322. Ersari Turkmen 3 x 10 gul carpet, north east Afghanistan, circa 1920s-30s, 7ft. 3in. x 5ft. 2in. 2.21m. x 1.58m. Some wear in places; small areas of old moth damage; losses to ends £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 325

Lot 323 323. Ersari Turkmen ensi, south west Turkmenistan, circa 1920s-30s, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 9in. 2.01m. x 1.45m. The rectangular field divided into four panels, the lower two each with six kush motifs and the top two each with seven kush motifs; star and medallion main border enclosed by light blue boteh guards; outer ivory guard of the sainak motif on three sides leading to a narrow walnut brown lower elem of small flowering plants. Lustrous wool, rich palette with ivory and saffron yellow details and soft handle. £350-450 (+18% BP*)

Lot 324

Lot 326

Lot 327

326. Ersari Turkmen ensi, north east Afghanistan, circa 1930s, 6ft. 5in. x 4ft. 5in. 1.96m. x 1.35m. Overall even wear; few surface marks; slight loss to ends. Brown/red field with four rectangular panels, the motifs in the top two panels reversed to face the motifs in the lower rectangles; panelled medallion borders and centre horizontal band; panelled main border and outer border of sainak motifs. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

327. Yomut Turkmen tent band, Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 49ft. 1in. x 8in. 14.97m. x 20cm. Slight wear in places. The ivory ground brocaded in panels of lattice design in dark red and dark blue. With remains of plaited wool tassels to one long side. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

324. Yomut 4 x 4 gul chuval face, Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 2ft. 4in. x 3ft. 11in. 0.71m. x 1.20m. Overall wear; small holes and repairs; repair and ‘bite’ to top edge; losses to lower end. The major guls divided by minor guls featuring confronting arrowheads. £80-120 (+18% BP*) netherhampton salerooms • carpet department enquiries: 01722 342044 www.salisburyauctioncentre.co.uk


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331. Yomut Turkmen dyrnak gul carpet, (reduced in length) Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 8ft. 10in. x 6ft. 1in. 2.69m. x 1.86m. Some wear in places; patches and repairs to top end. Reduced in length by horizontal cut at top end of field within the ivory inner guard; slight loss to lower end. The dark terracotta field with all over dyrnak guls within an ivory curled leaf main border; the elems at each end with a version of the erre gul. Rich palette and soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 328

Lot 331

328. Good Uzbek ghudjeri, Uzbekistan, circa 1930s, 10ft. 3in. x 5ft. 8in. 3.12m. x 1.73m. Eleven widths joined horizontally, warp faced with geometric design. Small repairs in places. £100-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 329 329. Tekke Turkmen 5 x 6 gul chuval face, Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 2ft. 3in. x 3ft. 11in. 0.69m. x 1.20m. Overall wear with losses to lower elem. Re-selvedged. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 332

332. Attractive Ersari Turkmen 3 x 6 gulli-gul carpet, north east Afghanistan/south west Turkmenistan, late 19th century, 11ft. 9in. x 8ft. 4in. 3.58m. x 2.54m. Slight wear in places with small holes to each flatweave end. The major guls divided by dark blue skeletal medallions with ivory details; main border of trellised medallions within typical dark blue and mid-blue boteh guards; pale green detail to main border left side centre; narrow band of small winged motifs each end in dark blue and pale green; the band at the lower end with pale yellow and ivory centre details; wide kelim ends of narrow bands. Lustrous wool, rich palette and soft handle. Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an eminent rug trader in Australia in 2001. £400-600 (+18% BP*) 333-370. No lots

CAUCASIAN RUGS 371. Good Lenkoran rug, Talish area, south east Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, 8ft. 9in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.67m. x 1.35m. Overall even wear. Light red field with three large Lenkoran motifs outlined in ivory and pale blue with pale gold lozenge centres; the lower medallion featuring a tribesman ‘au naturel’; wide ivory floral medallion main border; serrated edge and striped narrow guards. £1000-1500 (+18% BP*) Lot 330 330. Ersari Turkmen ensi, south west Turkmenistan, early 20th century, 6ft. 3in. x 4ft. 5in. 1.91m. x 1.35m. Overall even wear with small repairs and small spots of re-weaving; slight losses to lower end. The four rectangular panels divided by a horizontal panelled bar with a star and boteh mihrab between each pair of panels in the centre; within an ivory curled leaf border on three sides and across the middle; mid-blue boteh inner guard; main border of stars and hooked motif; outer sainak motif outer guard to three sides leading to the lower elem of a row of tall flowering plants. Rich palette including a deep greeny/blue with yellow and ivory details; soft handle. cf. Jourdan, U. op. cit. p. 276, pl. 249 for an example with a similar inner curled leaf border. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 371

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Lot 372 372. Lenkoran rug, dated 1335 (AH); [1916 AD] and 1911(?) each within an ivory plaque; Talish area, south east Caucasus, early 20th century, 6ft. 11in. x 4ft. 7in. 2.11m. x 1.40m. Overall wear with small hole and old moth damage to top of field right side; other small holes; losses and ‘bites’ to lower end. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 376 Lot 374 374. Sumac rug, Kuba area, north east Caucasus, early 20th century, 7ft. 7in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.31m. x 1.27m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown. Dark brown field with four large medallions in blue and terracotta; walnut angular floral main border and trailing foliage outer guard. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

376. Kuba long rug, Shirvan district, north east Caucasus, late 19th century, 12ft. x 4ft. 2in. 3.66m. x 1.27m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown; damage and repairs to right side centre; other repairs and holes; crease marks with losses and ‘bites’ to lower end; fabric tape to all edges verso. cf. Bennett, I. op. cit. p. 244, pl. 314. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 373 373. Small Kuba rug, north east Caucasus, early 20th century, 2ft. 6in. x 2ft. 2in. 0.76m. x 0.66m. Overall wear; end borders missing; hole/damage to centre. Light red field with all over trellised flowers; pale green floral main border and ivory outer guard. Together with a Caucasian banded kelim mafrash end panel, early 20th century, 20in. x 19in. 51cm. x 48cm. Small holes; losses to ends. The geometric bands alternately flatweave and sumac brocaded. (2) £70-100 (+18% BP*) Lot 377 Lot 375 375. Kasim-Usag rug, Karabakh, south west Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, 7ft. 3in. x 3ft. 10in. 2.21m. x 1.17m. Overall wear; heavy in places; crease marks to sides; some splits; fraying to sides; repairs to field and other small repairs. cf. Bennett, I. Oriental Rugs, Vol. 1. Caucasian Rugs, pp. 104-107, pls. 97 and 99 for similar. £300-350 (+18% BP*)

377. Shirvan rug, south east Caucasus, first half 20th century, 5ft. 7in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.70m. x 1.20m. Overall wear with reweaves to two corners. Camel field with horizontal rows of tree-like motifs; Seichur-style borders and hooked motif guards. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 382 Lot 380 Lot 378 378. Kazak rug, south west Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, 7ft. 1in. x 3ft. 9in. 2.16m. x 1.14m. Overall wear, heavy in places with holes and fraying; corrosion to dark brown; some re-piling; slight loss to ends. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 379

380. Kuba ‘racing car’ kelim, north east Caucasus, circa 1920s-30s, 8ft. 3in. x 5ft. 5in. 2.51m. x 1.65m. Few surface marks. Dark brown field with all over racing car motifs; the ivory border with brocaded details. Bright palette. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 381

379. Kazak rug, south west Persia, second half 20th century, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 6in. 2.05m. x 1.37m. Lustrous wool and soft handle. Purchased in Kazakstan by the present owner some 30-40 years ago. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

381. Erivan rug of Perepedil design, Armenia, central Caucasus, circa 1940s-50s, 5ft. 8in. x 3ft. 3in. 1.73m. x 1m. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

382. Gendje ‘boteh’ rug, south east Caucasus, early 20th century, 5ft. 5in. x 3ft. 11in. Overall wear; corrosion to dark brown; slight loss to ends and fraying to sides. Similar also to Karabakh ‘boteh’ rugs. cf. Bennett, I. op. cit. pp. 148-149. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 383 383. Shirvan banded kelim, south east Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, 9ft. 4in. x 4ft. 8in. 2.85m. x 1.42m. Slight wear in places with corrosion to dark brown; small ‘bites’ to selvedges; slight loss to one end. Literature: Bennett, I. op. cit. pp.338-339. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 384

Lot 386

Lot 387

384. Shirvan banded kelim panel, south east Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, 9ft. 9in. x 2ft. 5in. 2.97m. x 0.74m. Some wear and corrosion; ‘bite’ to one side one end; the raw edge fraying. Once part of a larger banded kelim. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

386. Caucasian long rug, Kuba district, north east Caucasus, early 20th century, 10ft. 11in. x 3ft. 7in. 3.33m. x 1.09m. Overall wear and corrosion with repairs and patches in places. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

Sewan Kazak rug, south west 387. Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, 6ft. 4in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.93m. x 1.04m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown; some repiling. Soft handle. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 385 385. Attractive Kuba Sumac star-medallion carpet, north east Caucasus, circa 1870s, 8ft. 7in. x 6ft. 2in. 2.62m. x 1.88m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown in places; small repairs with fabric patches verso. cf. Bennett, I. op. cit. pp. 351-352, pl. 467. and Boralevi, A. Sumakh, pp. 50-53; pl. 10 & 11. £700-800 (+18% BP*)

Lot 388 388. Kazak rug, south west Caucasus, circa 1920s, 8ft. 5in. x 5ft. 11in. 2.56m. x 1.80m. Dark earthy-red field with large imposing central medallion in dark blue and red with ivory and green details; the field with large meandering strapwork foliage motifs in dark blue outlined in green; wide dark red main border and mid-blue boteh guards. Lustrous pile in a rich palette; soft handle. £700-800 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 389

389. Good Shirvan banded kelim featuring two Akstafa-type birds, south east Caucasus, late 19th century, 10ft. 1in. x 5ft. 6in. 3.07m. x 1.68m. Note the unusual serrated borders down each long side; the second broad band from the lower end with a brocaded Akstafa-style bird outward facing at each end of the band, the one on the left hand side also with a smaller bird above. At each end of the lower wide band are brocaded diamond shapes with cruciform centres, two and a half medallions on the left side and three medallions on the right side. Note the huge range of colour used in this kelim. Hanging loops on the right hand side indicate that the kelim has been very well looked after, resulting in exceptional condition. cf. Petsopoulos, Y. Kilims, pp. 258-261, pls. 305 and 306; Bennett, I. op. cit. p.339, pl. 451 and Kerimov, L et al, Rugs & Carpets from the Caucasus, The Russian Collections, pl. 26. £1500-2000 (+18% BP*) Attractive Kara­ 390. chov Kazak rug, south west Caucasus, early 20th century, 7ft. 1in. x 4ft. 3in. 2.16m. x 1.30m. Very small hole and small crease mark to lower end. Mid-blue field with centre row of medallions in ivory and terracotta within a pale greeny/gold stepsided band of ‘S’ motifs; minor ornaments in the field including two animals to each side centre; ivory main border of stepped conjoined medallions. Lustrous wool, good colour and soft handle. £800-1200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 391 391. Shirvan three-medallion dated rug, south east Caucasus, early 20th century, 9ft. 3in. x 6ft. 3in. 2.82m. x 1.91m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark browns with fabric patches verso. Dark blue field with three large medallions, two red, the centre one midblue; rectangles, geometric motifs and other ornaments in the field with the date 1332 (AH) [1913 AD] woven twice towards the top end of the field; elaborate ‘S’ motif main border; dark brown rosette guards. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 392 392. Karabakh rug, south west Caucasus, circa 1930s-40s, 10ft. 6in. x 4ft. 4in. 3.20m. x 1.32m. Date 1949 (?) in outer guard top left and inscription/date in ivory border top right. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown. £350-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 393

Lot 390

393. Karabakh sumac-brocaded double khorjin, south west Caucasus, first half 20th century, 3ft. 10in. x 1ft. 9in. 1.17m. x 0.54m. Dark brown brocaded bridge; dark brown plainweave back; plaited wool ties and loops. £120-150 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 396 396. Chichi rug, Kuba district, north east Caucasus, dated 1342 (AD) [1923 AD] 5ft. 10in. x 4ft. 4in. 1.78m. x 1.32m. Overall wear and corrosion to dark browns; small hole to lower end flatweave. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 394 394. Good Kazak pale green ground twin-medallion rug, south west Caucasus, circa 1910-1920s, 5ft. 9in. x 4ft. 1in. 1.75m. x 1.25m. Overall even wear. Abrashed mid-green field with two terracotta medallions outlined in pale blue and with angular floral motifs; small pale blue and yellow medallions in each corner; pale blue stylized floral main border. Soft palette and soft handle. £800-1000 (+18% BP*)

Lot 397

Lot 395 395. Chondzeresk rug, Karabakh, south west Caucasus, late 19th/ early 20th century, 7ft. 8in. x 3ft. 11in. 2.34m. x 1.20m. Overall wear; corrosion to dark brown in places; repaired crease marks left side; other repairs and repiling in places £300-400 (+18% BP*)

397. Surahani ‘garden’ design rug, Shirvan-Baku, south east Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, 7ft. 1in. x 3ft. 5in. 2.16m. x 1.04m. Overall even wear; some crease marks in places; small repairs; fabric tape each end verso. Dark red field with large step-side medallion and half medallion at the top end, filled with octagons with typical skeletal hooked figures within; the medallions within an ivory frame of winged motifs; geometric filler ornaments in the field; inner pale gold guard of linked medallions; ivory main border of bracket and rosette design. Close clipped velvety wool and soft handle. cf. Bennett, I. op. cit. pp. 220-221; pls. 278 & 279. £1500-2000 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 398 398. Fine Shirvan rug, south east Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, 5ft. 5in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.65m. x 1.04m. Slight corrosion to dark brown giving a slightly raised effect to the field design. The dark brown field with all over flowering plants within a pale gold foliate trellis; ivory main border of stepped medallions with an inner guard of small medallions; dark blue and terracotta reciprocal medachyl guards. This beautiful rug is very finely woven with an exquisite rendition of the field design and the main border. Close clipped velvety wool; soft palette and soft handle. cf. Bennett, I. op. cit. pp. 198-199; pls. 241 & 242. £3000-5000 (+18% BP*)

Lot 399

399. Superb Seichur long rug dated 1289 (AH) [1872 AD], Kuba district, north east Caucasus, 11ft. 6in. x 4ft. 6in. 3.50m. x 1.37m. Overall even wear with corrosion to dark brown in places. Ivory field with four large ‘St. Andrew’s’ cross motifs within a dark blue ‘Western flower’ main border within dark blue and ivory ‘Seichur’ scrolling guards. The soft palette of the design in the ivory field beautifully off-set by the bright palette of the ‘Western flower’ border. Close clipped velvety wool and soft handle. cf. Bennett, I. op. cit. pp. 288-289; pl. 378 for a discussion of this group and where many other examples are cited in the literature. See also: Benardout, R. Caucasian Rugs, pl. 22 for an almost identical field design and Schurmann, U. Caucasian Rugs, pp,. 302-303, pl. 117 where the ‘Western flower’ border design of our rug appears as a field design in the published rug. £7000-8000 (+18% BP*)

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PERSIAN RUGS

Lot 421 421. Baluchi brocaded flatwoven rug, Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1930s, 6ft. 3in. x 3ft. 5in. 1.91m. x 1.04m. Slight wear/corrosion to dark brown. Finely woven brocaded flatweave ends. Literature: Housego, J. Tribal Rugs, pp. 146-147; pls. 122-123. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 400 400. Superb Fachralo Kazak twin medallion rug, south west Caucasus, circa 1900, 8ft. 5in. x 5ft. 2in. 2.56m. x 1.58m. Overall even wear with slight corrosion to browns. Light red field with two large ivory medallions featuring a mid-blue inner medallion with pale yellow rectangle centres with star within; the lower ivory medallion outlined in pale green; the top ivory medallion outlined in pale yellow; small stepped medallions in each corner; the two medallions in the centre of confronting arrowheads; wide ivory leaf and calyx main border; pale green, pale blue and pale yellow guards; the outer guard changing from pale green at the lower end to pale yellow at the top end. Rich palette and soft handle. cf. Bennett, I. op.cit. p. 41; pl. 22. £3000-5000 (+18% BP*) 401-420. No lots Lot 422 422. Afshar rug, Kerman area, south east Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 5ft. 4in. x 3ft. 11in. 1.63m. x 1.20m. Slight wear in places; slight loss to lower end. Lustrous wool and rich palette. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 425

423. Fayli Lor rug, Shiraz area, Fars, south west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 8ft. 5in. x 4ft. 11in. 2.56m. x 1.50m. Very slight wear in places; small crease mark to field top left side. Lustrous wool, soft palette and soft handle. £700-800 (+18% BP*)

425. Afshar rug, Sirjan district, south east Persia, circa 1970s, 6ft. 3in. x 4ft. 7in. 1.91m. x 1.40m. Robust handle. £250-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 427 427. Attractive Afshar rug, Kerman area, south east Persia, last quarter 19th century, 6ft. 9in. x 4ft. 5in. 2.05m. x 1.35m. Overall even wear. Narrow flatweave ends; fabric tape to lower end verso. Close clipped velvety wool; rich, varied palette and soft handle. £400-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 426

Lot 424 424. Khamseh rug, Fars, south west Persia, early 20th century, 6ft. 11in. x 5ft. 4in. 2.11m. x 1.63m. Slight wear in places; small spots of old moth damage. Lustrous wool, rich and varied palette; soft handle. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

426. Qashqa’i rug, Fars, south west Persia, second half 19th century, 4ft. 1in. x 2ft. 8in. 1.25m. x 0.81m. Overall wear with small repair to centre; re-selvedged. Lacking main border and outer guards. Soft palette and soft handle. £300-400 (+18% BP*) Lot 428 428. Fars rug by the Basseri tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy, Fars, south west Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 11in. 2.01m. x 1.50m. Slight wear in places. Lustrous wool; colourful palette and soft handle. cf. Parham, C. Masterpieces of Fars Rugs, pp. 136-137; pl. 47. £400-600 (+18% BP*)

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431. Rare Mala­ yer horse cover of octagonal shape, north west Persia, late 19th century, 3ft. 10in. x 4ft. 4in. 1.17m. x 1.22m. Overall even wear; losses to ends and sides. Soft handle. £700-800 (+18% BP*)

Lot 431

Lot 429 429. Luri rug, Fars Province, south west Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 9ft. 2in. x 4ft. 8in. 2.80m. x 1.42m. Some wear in places; repaired crease marks to field; other small crease marks, with fabric patches verso. Note the lower complete hexagon featuring a tribesman ‘au naturel’; multiple narrow borders. Lustrous wool; rich, colourful palette and soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 432 432. Two Baluchi rugs, Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1940s-50s, the first, 4ft. 6in. x 2ft, 10in. 1.37m. x 0.86m. Crease marks to top end. Ivory field with all over floral motifs; a coffee pot in each corner; ivory latch-hook main border; wide brown guards of geometric motifs; the flatweave ends very finely brocaded. The second a prayer rug, 5ft. x 2ft. 11in. 1.52m. x 0.89m. Slight wear; slight loss to ends. The apricot mihrab with stylized tree of life repeated in the hand panels at the top; narrow borders. (2) £150-200 (+18% BP*) Lot 433 433. Baluchi rug of Turkmen gul design, Khorasan, north east Persia, late 19th century, 7ft. 5in. x 3ft. 9in. 2.26m. x 1.14m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown; lacking most of main border at the top end. Hessian tape each end verso. Colourful palette; soft handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 430 430. Luri-Bakhtiari rug, west Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 6ft. 7in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.01m. x 1.27m. Overall even wear with losses to lower end. Soft handle. £300-400 (+18% BP*) 434. Khamseh ‘boteh’ rug, Fars, south west Persia, early 20th century, 5ft. 8in. x 4ft. 9in. 1.73m. x 1.45m. Small holes; some repairs; overall wear with losses to ends. £150-200 (+18% BP*) Lot 434

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Lot 440 Lot 437 437. Baluchi prayer rug, Khorasan, north east Persia, late 19th century, 5ft. 3in. x 2ft. 11in. 1.60m. x 0.89m. With camel hair field. Overall wear; small holes and repairs; corrosion to dark brown; losses and ‘bites’ to lower end; slight loss to top end and fraying to selvedges. Soft handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 435

440. Mianeh jajim, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 5ft. 7in. x 6ft. 1in. 1.70m. x 1.86m. Six widths. Soft palette in mid-yellow, blues, greens and browns with ivory highlights. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

435. Baluchi rug, Khorasan, north east Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 5ft. 3in. x 2ft. 11in. 1.60m. x 0.89m. Slight corrosion to dark brown in places; slight loss to lower end. Rich palette, velvety wool and soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 438 438. Mianeh blue striped jajim, north west Persia, circa 1950s-60s, 6ft. 7in. x 7ft. 8in. 2.01m. x 2.34m. Nine widths woven with narrow stripes in pale blue, mid blue, caramel and ivory. £150-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 441 441. Kurdish rug, north west Persia, early 20th century, 8ft. 8in. x 4ft. 11in. 2.64m. x 1.50m. Overall wear with corrosion to dark brown; slight loss to lower end; crease mark and small repair to left side. Tape to each end verso. Soft palette. £400-450 (+18% BP*)

Lot 436 436. Baluchi prayer rug, Khorasan, north east Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 4ft. 10in. x 3ft. 1in. 1.47m. x 0.94m. Camel mihrab featuring the kejebe motif either side of the central stylized tree of life. Lustrous wool in an overall dark palette. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 439 439. Mianeh grey striped jajim, north west Persia, circa 1950s-60s, 6ft. x 6ft. 6in. 2.01m. x 2.34m. Ten widths woven with narrow stripes in shades of grey and white. Seams adrift in one place; small surface marks. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 444 444. Qashqa’i khorjin, Fars, south west Persia, last quarter 19th century, 2ft. 4in. x 2ft. 0.71m. x 0.61m. Slight wear in places. dark red plainweave back with plaited wool fastening loops. Now stuffed as a cushion. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 446 446. Two Qashqa’i khorjins, Fars, south west Persia, last quarter 19th century, the first 2ft. 4in. x 2ft. 0.71m. x 0.61m. Some fraying to top flatweave edge. Dark blue face centre hooked medallion; pale yellow stepped medallions of confronting arrowheads in each corner; brocaded flatweave top with remains of plaited wool loops; red plainweave back. The second, dark blue field with red ground, ivory hooked, centre medallions; multicoloured striped plainweave back. (2) £200-300 (+18% BP*)

Lot 442 442. Baluchi long rug of Ersari Turkmen gul design, Khorasan, north east Persia, early 20th century, 9ft. 5in. x 4ft. 3in. 2.87m. x 1.30m. Slight wear in places; small surface mark lower end, left. Lustrous wool and soft palette. cf. Boucher, J. Baluchi Woven Treasures, p. 110 pl. 46 for an example with Turkmen guls and Depaoli, G. Tappeti Beluch, p. 21 for another. £150-200 (+18% BP*) Lot 445 445. Qashqa’i double khorjin, Fars, south west Persia, circa 1900, 3ft. 9in. x 1ft. 8in. 1.14m. x 0.51m. Striped flatweave bridge with brocaded flatweave tops, plaited wool loops and ties; red plainweave back with two step-sided multi-coloured diamond shape medallions. Lustrous wool and rich palette. £250-350 (+18% BP*)

Lot 447 447. Shahsavan banded ghileem panel, north west Persia, early 20th century, 1ft. 4in. x 4ft. 5in. 0.41m. x 1.35m. Fraying/losses to long edges. Possibly the long panel from a mafrash. £80-120 (+18% BP*) 448. Qashqa’i ghileem, Fars, south west Persia, early 20th century, 8ft. 8in. x 5ft. 2in. 2.64m. x 1.58m. Various holes; slight losses to ends. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 443 443. Attractive Afshar ‘boteh’ rug, Kerman area, south east Persia, early 20th century, 9ft. 7in. x 5ft. 7in. 2.75m. x 1.70m. Overall even wear; repair and reweave top right borders; repaired crease mark to lower end. £300-350 (+18% BP*) Lot 448

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Lot 449 449. Shahsavan striped jajim, north west Persia, circa 1950s, 7ft. 11in. x 7ft. 2.41m. x 2.13m. Eight widths joined together. Narrow stripes in a soft palette of blues, ivory and terracotta. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 451

Lot 453

451. Good Veramin banded ghileem, north west Persia, circa 1930s-40s, 10ft. x 5ft. 6in. 3.05m. x 1.68m. Two widths joined vertically. Bright palette. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

453. Qashqa’i rug with inscription, Fars, south west Persia, circa 1880s-90s, 9ft. x 5ft. 2in. 2.75m. x 1.58m. Overall wear; corrosion to browns; small holes and cobbled repairs; losses to ends. Note the four tribesmen at the top of the field and another lower in the field; the terracotta frame to the field woven with variously attired tribesmen down each long side; pale blue main border of birds in a variety of colours; the outer guard with ivory inscription plaque in top right corner; chequered ends. Soft palette and soft handle. £300-400 (+18% BP*)

Lot 452 Lot 450 450. Khamseh rug, Fars, south west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 4ft. 5in. x 3ft. 7in. 1.35m. x 1.09m. Overall wear with losses to ends. Dark blue field with central terracotta diamond shape centre medallion; the spandrels with camels, the two at the lower end with saddles. Lustrous wool, soft palette and soft handle. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

452. Attractive Qashqa’i rug, Fars, south west Persia, early 20th century, 9ft. 10in. x 6ft. 3m. x 1.83m. Overall even wear; fabric band to lower end verso. Lustrous wool, soft palette and soft handle. £800-1000 (+18% BP*) Lot 454 454. Attractive rug possibly by the Arab-Cherpanlu tireh of the Sheshboluki taifeh of the Qashqa’i Confederation, Fars, south west Persia, second half 19th century, 7ft. 4in. x 4ft. 9in. 2.24m. x 1.45m. Overall wear with re-piling in places; guard stripes each end re-woven. Note the triple pole medallion featuring elegant versions of the Qashqa’i emblem; the many ornaments in the field including some amusing terracotta geometrical bird motifs; and two tribesmen at the lower end. Rich palette; soft handle. £800-1000 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 455 455. Shahsavan ghileem mafrash, north west Persia, circa 1930s, 3ft. 10in. x 1ft. 9in. x 1ft. 10in. 1.17m. x 0.54m. x 0.56m. Complete with metal ring loops to top edges. Some wear, holes and repairs. Fabric band to joins at base. Pale yellow and light brown striped base. £200-250 (+18% BP*)

Lot 458 458. North west Persian jajim, circa 1920s-30s, 8ft. 4in. x 7ft. 10in. 2.54m. x 2.39m. Few surface marks; small holes. Seven widths joined vertically. £100-200 (+18% BP*)

Lot 461 Lot 456 456. Jaf Kurd khorjin face, north west Persia, late 19th century, 2ft. 7in. x 3ft. 6in. 0.79m. x 1.07m. Slight wear in places; corrosion to dark brown; small repairs; losses to lower end and ‘bite’ to lower right corner. Lustrous wool, rich palette and soft handle. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 459 459. Bijar brocaded flatweave horse cover, north west Persia, circa 1920s-30s, 3ft. 1in. x 3ft. 5in. 0.94m. x 1.04m.; the chest band 2ft. 11in. x 9in. 0.89m. x 0.23m. Some wear with surface marks in places; small holes and repairs. Remains of bobble trim and ties to edges. The ivory flatweave field with all over brocaded small floral motifs; the borders of piled circular motifs in bright colours repeated in the chest band. Leather strap to chest band; leather trims and buckle to cover. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

461. Shahsavan tent band, north west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 17ft. 6in. x 1ft. 1in. 5.34m. x 0.33m. White plainweave ground with bands of brocaded motifs including animals, birds, stylized people and geometric ornaments. Some surface marks; fraying to sides in places; brightly coloured fabric patches in places; remains of woollen tassels in places. £80-120 (+18% BP*)

Lot 457 457. Shahsavan brocaded flatweave khorjin face, north west Persia, early 20th century, 1ft. 10in. x 1ft. 8in. 0.56m. x 0.51m. Slight corrosion in places; crude fastening slits at top end; remains of flatweave end with narrow strip of repiling at lower end. £100-150 (+18% BP*)

Lot 462 Lot 460 460. Khamseh flatweave horse cover, Fars, south west Persia, circa 1940s-50s, 5ft. including chest bands x 5ft. 2in. 1.52m. x 1.58m. Two widths joined vertically. White plainweave ground with all over piled boteh motifs within a simplified tree border; narrow brocaded bands to ends Plaited wool loops to lower end; plaited fringing to top edge; remains of woollen tassels in places. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

462. Attractive Afshar rug, Neiriz, Kerman province, south east Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, 5ft. 9in. x 4ft. 10in. 1.75m. x 1.47m. Slight wear in places with damage to centre field; small holes; corrosion to dark brown; small repairs in places; losses and ‘bites’ to flatweave ends; tear to top end. Finely woven with close clipped velvety wool in a rich palette; soft handle. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

netherhampton salerooms • carpet department enquiries: 01722 342044 www.salisburyauctioncentre.co.uk


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463. Attractive Qashqa’i moj, Fars, south west Persia, early 20th century. 7ft. 4in. x 6ft. 5in. 2.24m. x 1.96m. Few small repairs. Woven in balanced twill weave in two widths joined vertically. Remains of multi-coloured fringing to ends; remains of woollen tufts to edges. cf. MacDonald, B. op. cit. pp. 186-187 for a very similar example. £200-300 (+18% BP*)

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Lot 465 465. Attractive Bakhtiari long rug, Chahar Mahal Valley, west Persia, early 20th century, 10ft. 6in. x 4ft. 11in. 3.20m. x 1.50m. Overall even wear with some small repairs; small area colour run lower end. The ivory field with large dark blue cypress tree at the base; two terracotta cypress trees above and a smaller dark blue cypress tree at the top; angular flowering branches with various somewhat comical blue birds throughout. £300-500 (+18% BP*)

Lot 464 464. Yellow ground Afshar rug, Neiriz, Kerman province, south east Persia, early 20th century, 5ft. 9in.x 4ft. 8in. 1.75m. x 1.42m. Corrosion to dark brown in places; small old repairs; replacement fringing each end. Finely woven with close clipped velvety wool; soft palette and soft handle. cf. MacDonald, B. op. cit. p. 139. £500-600 (+18% BP*)

Next Sale: 10th July 2019 Closing date: 7th June 2019 ENTRIES NOW BEING TAKEN For appointments please contact June Barrett Tel: 01722 342044 Email: junebarrett.sca@btconnect.com PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CARPET DEPARTMENT IS CLOSED ON A TUESDAY (EXCEPT FOR VIEW DAYS)

Lot 466 466. Fine rug by the Arab-Cherpanlu tireh of the Sheshboluki taifeh of the Qashqa’i Confederation, Fars, south west Persia, late 19th century, 7ft. 5in. x 4ft. 2in. 2.26m. x 1.27m. Overall even wear; small repairs in places; losses to ends. Very finely woven with close clipped velvety wool; rich palette and soft handle. £400-800 (+18% BP*)

END OF SALE BP* - Buyer’s Premium of 18% inclusive of VAT @ 20% • Additional fees may apply - please see Terms & Conditions


15/05/2019

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9. a) At the fall of the hammer the purchaser is required to give his own name (or where applicable his paddle number). If he has bid on behalf of another person, company or organisation he should make this clear to the auctioneer at the time. b) If, and as required the auctioneer at the fall of the hammer the purchaser shall also give his address and/or the address if the principal and/or pay to the auctioneer all or part of the purchase price plus VAT and buyer’s premium. c) Any such payment at the fall of the hammer may be treated, at the auctioneer’s discretion, as a general deposit against all purchases, made by the purchaser on the day. d) All lots must be paid for in cash, or in other manners acceptable to the auctioneers on the day of the sale and before delivery is given. e) Failure by the purchaser to comply with sub clause (a) and (b) shall entitle the auctioneer to cancel the sale and, at his discretion, to immediately re-offer the lot in question for sale by auction. 10. No transfer of lots or sub-sale by any purchaser is recognised by the auctioneers. Purchasers shall remain liable under these conditions in respect of their own purchase under the sale. 11. Private treaty sales shall be subject to these conditions of sale where applicable. 12. All lots will be at the purchasers risk from the fall of the hammer: Purchasers are therefore advised to check that they have adequate insurance cover. 13. Purchasers who pay by cheque will not normally be permitted to remove goods until their cheques have cleared through the bank. Whether removal is permitted or not. Ownership of goods will not be deemed to pass to the purchaser until their cheque has cleared. 14. All lots must be cleared from the sale premises at the purchaser’s expense by the time stipulated or agreed by the auctioneers. 15. a) If a purchaser fails to comply with any of the preceding conditions the auctioneers may cause the lot in respect of which the failure is made to be resold by public sale without warranty or reserve and without notice to the purchaser.

b) If upon resale as aforesaid a lower price is obtained foe any lot that was obtained on the first sale, the difference in price together with all costs and charges attending the resale shall be a debt due from the purchaser in default at the first sale. c) Alternatively the auctioneers may, at their discretion, store the lot and recover reasonable charges for doing so from the purchaser. 16. Rescission Notwithstanding any terms of these conditions if, within 14 days after the sale, the auctioneers have received from the buyer of any lot notice in writing that in their view the lot is a deliberate forgery and that within 21 days after such notification the buyer returns the same to the auctioneers in the same condition as at the time of sale and by producing evidence, the burden of proof to be upon the buyer and if the auctioneers consider in the light of the entry in the catalogue, that the lot is a deliberate forgery than the sale of the lot will be rescinded and purchase price refunded. In the event of a dispute then the matter will be settled by arbitration. 17. Online Bidding Netherhampton Salerooms offer an online bidding service via thesaleroom.com for bidders who cannot attend the sale. In completing the bidder registration on www.thesaleroom.com and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Netherhampton Salerooms you: a. authorise Netherhampton Salerooms, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via thesaleroom.com, and b. confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Netherhampton Salerooms through www.thesaleroom.com and agree that Netherhampton Salerooms are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale. Please note that any lots purchased via thesaleroom.com live auction service will be subject to an additional 5% commission charge + VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price


HOW TO FIND US

We are situated on the A3094 south west of Salisbury based at The Livestock Market which is signposted on approaches to the City. We have a large car park and refreshments are available.

VALUATIONS

We offer speedy and accurate valuations for insurance and probate of entire house contents, down to a single item. Also, valuations for Family Division, Capital Gains Tax and Private Treaty sales, all in the strictest confidence.

OTHER SERVICES

We undertake complete house clearances and can arrange everything from transportation, valuation and disposal. We can also provide free, verbal, no obligation valuations of items for sale. Home visits can be arranged if required. For further information contact Richard Petty or Philip Rance on 01722 340041. Netherhampton Salerooms is wholly owned by Southern Counties Auctioneers.

NETHERHAMPTON SALEROOMS, SALISBURY AUCTION CENTRE NETHERHAMPTON, SALISBURY, WILTS. SP2 8RH GENERAL ENQUIRIES: 01722 321215


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