Auction 29.04.1993

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 29.04.1993

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A CHINESE CARPET, the ivory field with floral lattice surrounding three...

A CHINESE CARPET, the ivory field with floral lattice surrounding three sets of flower-vases and Buddhist emblems (a few areas of staining and colour-run) 8ft.10in. x 10ft.10in. (368cm. x 329cm

Lot #: 302

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE SILK YARKAND CARPET, the shaded rich medium blue field with four...

AN ANTIQUE SILK YARKAND CARPET, the shaded rich medium blue field with four stylised trees issuing pomegranites from stylised vases, in a red border of blue complex key-pattern between red stripes of simple yellow similar motifs, outer plain red stripe (even wear, areas of repair) 13ft.1in. x

Lot #: 307

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE PART COTTON KHOTAN RUG, the shaded lilac field with flowerheads...

AN ANTIQUE PART COTTON KHOTAN RUG, the shaded lilac field with flowerheads and two bold floral sprays issuing from vases flanking a central sky-blue flowering vine roundel, the spandrels with stylised key-pattern, in a bold angular reciprocal crenellated sandy-yellow and striped border, plain outer

Lot #: 309

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE AGRA PRAYER RUG of Senneh prayer kilim design, the ivory field...

AN ANTIQUE AGRA PRAYER RUG of Senneh prayer kilim design, the ivory field with diagonal rows of angular flowering plants, the shaded stepped charcoal-grey mihrab with angular flowering vine, in a charcoal-grey border of similar floral sprays between blood-red angular meandering flowering vine

Lot #: 311

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A LAHORE CARPET of Caucasian 'dragon' design, the indigo field with a...

A LAHORE CARPET of Caucasian 'dragon' design, the indigo field with a lattice formed of coloured intersecting panels containing stylised floral and animal motifs around stylised palmettes and confronted dragons, in an indigo border of palmettes and bold overlaid arabesques between ivory and golden

Lot #: 314

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A LAHORE CARPET of Safavid inspired compartment design, the field with a...

A LAHORE CARPET of Safavid inspired compartment design, the field with a variety of shaped and coloured interlocking panels each containing palmettes, cloudband and floral sprays, in a sea-grey border of fine similar motifs around burgundy similar carouches alternating with golden yellow roundels

Lot #: 315

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUE SILK AGRA CARPET, the rich tomato-red field with an...

A MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUE SILK AGRA CARPET, the rich tomato-red field with an overall design of palmettes and flowerheads linked by angular green tendrils, in a royal purple border of meandering vine issuing flowerheads and serrated leaves between ivory and light green meandering vine and reciprocal

Lot #: 316

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A FINE SIVAS CARPET, the ivory field with dense flowering and leafy...

A FINE SIVAS CARPET, the ivory field with dense flowering and leafy tendrils around an elongated cupsed pistachio-green arabesque medallion with similar pendants and ivory floral centrepiece, the dusty pink spandrels similar, in a pistachio-green meandering leafy and flowering vine borde with

Lot #: 317

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A FINE ANTIQUE BERGAMA RUG, the shaded fox-brown field with diagonal rows...

A FINE ANTIQUE BERGAMA RUG, the shaded fox-brown field with diagonal rows of stepped camel lozenges each containing cruciform centrepieces executed in various colours, in a narrow indigo border of floral octagons alternating with stepped triangles between panelled minor stripes, a striped kilim

Lot #: 318

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A SILK KAISERI CARPET, the ivory field with an overall design of arabesques...

A SILK KAISERI CARPET, the ivory field with an overall design of arabesques linked to quatrefoil palmette open medallions, in a steel-grey border of palmettes and arabesque vine between sang-de-boeuf meandering scolling vine stripes, outer sang-de-boeuf reciprocal arrowhead stripe (excellent

Lot #: 319

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE BERGAMA RUG, the shaded brick-red field scattered with colourful...

AN ANTIQUE BERGAMA RUG, the shaded brick-red field scattered with colourful flowerheads around a light blue and sea-green long narrow panel with pointed pendants containing similar motifs, the triangular dark brown spandrels similar, in a border of polychrome quartered octagonal panels between

Lot #: 321

Estimate: £2,200 - £2,600

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE TRANSYLVANIAN DOUBLE NICHE RUG, the brick-red field with...

AN ANTIQUE TRANSYLVANIAN DOUBLE NICHE RUG, the brick-red field with flowerheads and serrated leaves around an olive-green lozenge medallion with similar motifs, the stepped angular blue mihrab arches with flowerheads and serrated leaves, in a brick-red border of alternating ivory and green

Lot #: 323

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A FINE ZAREH PENYAMIN KOUM KAPI RUG after the Safavid Polonaise original...

A FINE ZAREH PENYAMIN KOUM KAPI RUG after the Safavid Polonaise original, the silver-covered-thread ground with dense scrolling palmette vine and serrated leaves executed in pastel colours around a gold-covered-thread medallion containing similar motifs, part pistachio-green mdeallions in the centre

Lot #: 325

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A FINE KOUM KAPI PRAYER RUG, the steel-grey field with flowering and...

A FINE KOUM KAPI PRAYER RUG, the steel-grey field with flowering and palmette vine around bold scrolling arabesques worked in metal-thread and flatweave, a small inscription panel above, the angled and cusped royal-blue mihrab arch with scrolling arabesques, in a rich burgundy border of similar

Lot #: 327

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A FINE MEDALLION USHAK CARPET, the blood-red field with royal-blue tracery...

A FINE MEDALLION USHAK CARPET, the blood-red field with royal-blue tracery and palmette vine around a column of three indigo ogival medallions containing palmette vine and cusped split palmettes forming central quatrafoils flanked at each side by cusped indigo arabesque medallions with pendants, in

Lot #: 328

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE TURKEY CARPET, of Fereghan design, the ivory field with a fine...

AN ANTIQUE TURKEY CARPET, of Fereghan design, the ivory field with a fine yellow lozenge lattice scattered with diagonal rows of flower-vases around a central lozenge lattice medallion, a similar part medallion at each end, in an ivory border of flower-vases between indigo angular vine and minor red

Lot #: 330

Estimate: £6,500 - £8,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE SOUMAC CARPET, the rust-red field scattered with a variety of...

AN ANTIQUE SOUMAC CARPET, the rust-red field scattered with a variety of flowerheads and animals around three staggered columns of cusped and indented indigo lozenge medallions containing angular motifs around rust-red centres with flowerheads and cruciform-motifs, flanked by yellow octagon and

Lot #: 332

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE TRIPLE MEDALLION KAZAK RUG, the shaded brick-red field with...

AN ANTIQUE TRIPLE MEDALLION KAZAK RUG, the shaded brick-red field with birds and floral panels around a column of two green octagonal medallions containing large bold hooked panels flanking a central stepped indigo panel containing similar motifs, in an ivory border of hooked polychrome panels

Lot #: 333

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE KAZAK RUNNER, the light blue field with stylised floral motifs...

AN ANTIQUE KAZAK RUNNER, the light blue field with stylised floral motifs and serrated leaves around a column of stylised polychrome hooked shield motifs containing hooked floral designs, in an ivory stylised glass and serrated leaf border between brick-red and light blue spirilling ribbon stripes

Lot #: 334

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A FINE ANTIQUE KAZAK RUG, the shaded light blue field with small...

A FINE ANTIQUE KAZAK RUG, the shaded light blue field with small flowerheads and hooked triangular motif panels around a central sea-green octagonal panel with central stellar flowerhead flanked by similar brick-red rectangular panels, divided by golden yellow pole- medallions, stellar flowerhead

Lot #: 334 A

Estimate: £3,500 - £5,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN UNUSUAL KAZAK RUG, the brick-red field divided into a rectangular grid...

AN UNUSUAL KAZAK RUG, the brick-red field divided into a rectangular grid, each panel containing one of a large variety of animals, birds, human figures amd jewellery, the shaded green spandrels with stylised fish, in a narrow blue border of polychrome X-motifs with inner hooked motif ivory stripe

Lot #: 335

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A SOUMAC CARPET, the brick-red field with angular floral sprays around...

A SOUMAC CARPET, the brick-red field with angular floral sprays around stepped and indented indigo lozenge medallions containing similar motifs and central octagons, flanked by light blue octagons and similar dart-motifs, a panel at each side of similar palmettes, in a narrow light blue hexagonal

Lot #: 337

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A KASIM USHAG RUG, the charcoal-grey field with flowerheads and hooked vine...

A KASIM USHAG RUG, the charcoal-grey field with flowerheads and hooked vine around a large steel-grey gabled medallion flanked by ivory shaped panels of hooked motifs and containing a smaller ivory gabled medallion with hooked vine flanked by similar polychrome panels, in an ivory crab-rosette

Lot #: 338

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE KUBA RUG, the shaded brown field with small floral motifs around...

AN ANTIQUE KUBA RUG, the shaded brown field with small floral motifs around two large fox-brown and ivory radiating sunburst medallions containing similar motifs, hooked tendrils and similar blue central panels, a similar part-medallion at one end, in an ivory border of angular hooked motifs between

Lot #: 339

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ARMENIAN KAZAK CHONDZOREK RUG, the shaded brick-red field scattered with...

AN ARMENIAN KAZAK CHONDZOREK RUG, the shaded brick-red field scattered with hooked lozenges, human figures, stellar flowerheads and Armenian inscriptions together with the date 1904 around three royal blue and bottle-green octagonal panels containing stylised cloudband around central hooked

Lot #: 341

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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A GENDJE RUNNER, the golden yellow field with a lozenge lattice enclosing...

A GENDJE RUNNER, the golden yellow field with a lozenge lattice enclosing diagonal rows of stellar flowerheads in a variety of colours, in a brick-red border of polychrome octagons between chequered flowerhead and reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes (crease line, small areas of repiling) 8ft.4in. x

Lot #: 342

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE KARATCHOPF KAZAK RUG, the sea-green field with variously...

AN ANTIQUE KARATCHOPF KAZAK RUG, the sea-green field with variously coloured panels containing hooked motifs together with four larger ivory hooked panels of stellar flowerheads around a similar concentric ivory octagonal panel with chequered spandrels, in a panelled lemon-yellow border of hooked

Lot #: 344

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE SHIRVAN RUG, the indigo field with flowerheads around a...

AN ANTIQUE SHIRVAN RUG, the indigo field with flowerheads around a concentric floral lozenge medallion with bold palmette pendants, in a musterd yellow stylised glass and serrated leaf border between brown flowerhead and minor stripes (slight wear, corrosion and damage to corners) 4ft.9in. x

Lot #: 345

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE SHIRVAN RUG, the indigo field with a variety of flowerheads...

AN ANTIQUE SHIRVAN RUG, the indigo field with a variety of flowerheads around a string of serrated concentric light blue and golden yellow hexagonal floral medallions, a bold red serrated palmette at each end, in a golden yellow border of polychrome hooked motifs between light blue and dark brown

Lot #: 346

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993

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AN ANTIQUE KUBA RUG, the rust-red field with small animals, floral motifs...

AN ANTIQUE KUBA RUG, the rust-red field with small animals, floral motifs and human figures around a Bidjov design of angular serrated panels containing similar motifs, in a broad ivory crab-rosette border between charcoal-grey carnation spray stripes, braided ends (very slight wear, minute repairs

Lot #: 347

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 29 Apr 1993