Auction 20.12.2000

Christie's
Amsterdam

Date of the auction: 20.12.2000

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A Qasqai kilim

A Qasqai kilim The field with various polychrome geometric cross-panels, in a stylised reciprocal skittle pattern border, a checquered skirt to one end, running dog skirt to the other end 257cm. x 150cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Tabriz carpet

A fine Tabriz carpet The ivory field with an overall design of floral sprays, palmettes and angular arabesques, in a sea-blue palmette and arabesque border 367cm. x 272cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: NLG3,500 - NLG4,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Shirvan triple medallion rug and a Yomud Engsi

A Shirvan triple medallion rug and a Yomud Engsi 156cm. x 95cm. and 143cm. x 120cm. (2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: NLG800 - NLG1,200

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Tabriz carpet

A Tabriz carpet The ivory field with an overall design of palmettes, leafy vine and arabesques, with various cartouches depicting animals, in a similar ivory border 395cm. x 294cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: NLG3,500 - NLG4,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Hamadan Kelleh

A fine Hamadan Kelleh The shaded indigo field with an overall herati pattern, rust spandrels similar, in a shaded blue rosette border, between floral and plain stripes 305cm. x 192cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: NLG1,200 - NLG1,800

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Mahal carpet

A Mahal carpet The indigo field with an overall design with a stylised open herati pattern in a brick-red border of bold palmettes, hooked leaf and angular vine between ivory arabesque stripes 373cm. x 280cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: NLG3,500 - NLG4,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Karadja runner

A Karadja runner The rust field with a single column of eight hooked and stepped floral medallions together with hooked leaves, in a rust stylised flowerhead border 447cm. x 92cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Tabriz carpet

A fine Tabriz carpet The shaded indigo field with bold palmette and floral vine around a sandy yellow medallion of similar design, with a prayer arch cross panel above and below, in a sandy yellow palmette border 380cm. x 275cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: NLG4,000 - NLG6,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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a pair of Kashan rugs

a pair of Kashan rugs Each with a blackcurrant-red field with various palmettes, floral sprays and scrolling vine, around an indigo octafoil medallion and floral centrepiece, ivory and indigo spandrels similar, in an indigo palmette and floral vine border, some slight localised wear 200cm. x 139cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: NLG2,500 - NLG3,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Tabriz carpet

A Tabriz carpet The ivory field with an overall design of various palmettes, serrated leaves scrolling floral vine, in an aqua-blue border of similar design 490cm. x 353cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: NLG4,000 - NLG6,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Anatolian Kilim

A fine Anatolian Kilim The red field with a floral lozenge medallion flanked above and below by similar smaller medallions, in a charcoal black geometric border - 299cm. x 192cm.; An Afghan kilim, the burgundy field with diagonal rows of cruciform motifs - 298cm. x 214cm.; And a Qasqai kilim

Lot #: 18

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Ghiordes carpet

A fine Ghiordes carpet The pink field with a central hooked lozenge with jewellery pendants, a cross panel above and below, in a light blue border of stylised rosettes and hooked leaves, slight wear 384cm. x 268cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: NLG3,000 - NLG4,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An Ersari rug

An Ersari rug The brick red field with four columns of seven Ersari guls divided by cruciform motifs, in a border of flowerhead and meandering vine stripes, some localised wear, small old repair - 310cm. x 215cm.; And a Saryk Fuval - 127cm. x 72cm. (2

Lot #: 20

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Sarouk carpet

A fine Sarouk carpet The shaded indigo field with an overall design of angular flowering vine serrated leaves and occasional palmettes, in a shaded brick-red border of bold palmettes and leafy vine, small old repair to one side 354cm. x 269cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: NLG3,000 - NLG4,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An Afshar rug

An Afshar rug The indigo field with an overall design of flowerheads and vine in a triple flowerhead and meandering vine border, areas of wear - 182cm. x 125cm.; A Hamadan runner, the deep indigo field with diagonal rows of boteh in a camel flowerhead border, cut localised areas of wear, loss to

Lot #: 22

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Heriz carpet

A Heriz carpet The light rust field with various palmettes and angular vine around a shaded indigo medallion with hooked pendants containing floral cartouches and enclosing a terracotta medallion with a floral centrepiece, light blue spandrels similar, in an indigo palmette and vine border

Lot #: 23

Estimate: NLG3,000 - NLG4,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Senneh Kilim

A Senneh Kilim The charcoal-black field with an overall herati pattern around a double ivory and light-red medallion with a pole centrepiece, in a triple floral border, slight wear to one side 189cm. x 120cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: NLG800 - NLG1,200

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An antique Amritsar carpet

An antique Amritsar carpet The dusty-pink field with a large concentric pale green medallion issuing multiple palmette and leafy vine, enclosing a bold radiating centrepiece, wide ivory palmette spandrels in a shaded fox-red border of bold turtle-palmettes, between floral and plain stripes, short

Lot #: 25

Estimate: NLG7,000 - NLG9,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Sarab runner

A fine Sarab runner The camel field with five hooked and floral linked medallions flanked by palmettes and leaves, in an ivory angular floral meander border, between floral vine and reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes, outer plain stripe 327cm. x 85cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: NLG1,800 - NLG2,200

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Kashan carpet

A fine Kashan carpet The tomato-red field with an overall design of various palmettes linked by stylised bold arabesques together with polychrome flowering and leafy vine, small arabesque spandrels, in a shaded indigo border of palmettes and floral vine, slight localised wear 318cm. x 218cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: NLG3,000 - NLG4,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine Lilihan runner

A fine Lilihan runner The deep rust-red field with overall design of palmettes, leaves and floral vine, in palmette and arabesque border between floral and plain stripes 445cm. x 90cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: NLG1,800 - NLG2,200

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An antique triple medallion Kazak

An antique triple medallion Kazak The shaded brick-red field with various panels rosettes and chequered lozenges around three octagonal large medallions with similar motifs and jewellery, in a broad abrash pistachio-green border of hooked lozenges and split palmettes with occassional Z-motifs

Lot #: 29

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A North West Persian runner

A North West Persian runner The indigo field with overall design of stylised serrated arabesques together with rosettes and palmettes in a broad brick-red border of palmettes and serrated leaves between floral stripes 506cm. x 130cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: NLG2,500 - NLG3,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An unusual antique Kirman Laver carpet

An unusual antique Kirman Laver carpet The ivory field with dense flowering and leafy vine together with bold scrolling arabesques linking various floral panels, cypress trees and boteh in an ivory border of stylised palmettes arabesques and delicate floral vine, between blackcurrant-red and indigo

Lot #: 33

Estimate: NLG3,000 - NLG4,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A Bakhtiari rug of garden design

A Bakhtiari rug of garden design The field with a square lattice containing palmettes, floral trees and prayer arches, in a shaded rust-red floral meander border, between blue floral stripes 203cm. x 153cm

Lot #: 34

Estimate: NLG1,000 - NLG1,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A North West Persian carpet

A North West Persian carpet The light rust field with an overall design of bold palmettes and arabesques, in a broad ivory border of large floral cartouches 350cm. x 260cm

Lot #: 35

Estimate: NLG4,000 - NLG6,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A fine silk and metal thread Panderma prayer rug

A fine silk and metal thread Panderma prayer rug The sang de boeuf field with a stylised cypress tree flanked by peacocks and a double column to each side supporting a floral Mihrab , with a cross-panel with floral cartouches above and a pictorial panel below, in an ivory border of floral and

Lot #: 37

Estimate: NLG3,500 - NLG4,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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A very fine silk Kashan prayer rug

A very fine silk Kashan prayer rug The ivory field with a central stylised flowering vase flanked by floral mihab in a shaded black-currant border of palmettes, floral arabesques and leaves between floral meander reciprocal and plain stripes, small splits at one end 198cm. x 131cm

Lot #: 39

Estimate: NLG5,000 - NLG7,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An antique Senneh runner

An antique Senneh runner The shaded indigo field with herati pattern around a single column of five ivory hooked medallions containing a similar design, with yellow and ivory part medallions to each side, in a shaded brick-red turtle-palmette border, small damages and slight wear 610cm. x 105cm

Lot #: 43

Estimate: NLG4,000 - NLG6,000

Date: 20 Dec 2000

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An antique Senneh runner

An antique Senneh runner Similar to the previous lot, minute damages to one corner, slight wear 610cm. x 105cm

Lot #: 44

Estimate: NLG3,500 - NLG4,500

Date: 20 Dec 2000