708 | Rugs & Carpets, Ethnographic Art
A Choice of Highlights

March 25th 2014





Mughal prayer rug depicting a tree of life flanked by four butterflies, India, 18th/19th century,
226 x 137 cm



A superb gol-duzi-ye Rasht (embroidery) allover patterned
with 21 circular blossom medallions embedded in finely designed branches, flowers and leafs,
North Persia,
second half 19th century,
312 x 158 cm



Medallion Ushak,
Westanatolia,
17th century,
479 x 266 cm


Persian pottery from a german collection: e.g. Nishapur, Gorgan, Keshan,
10th - 18th century



Tabriz carpet depicting animals
under a tree framed by a border with winged beasts, mascarons and animal heads in a vine scroll pattern,
Northwest Persia,
late 19th century,
283 x 187 cm



Kazak rug patterned with hooked diamond medallions on red, blue and red patterned by a border with so called eagle beak design and little flowers,
Caucasus,
second half 19th century



Khotan silk rug
Eastern Turkestan,
early 19th century,
114 x 105 cm

Provenience: Collection Dr. Hans Bidder (1897 - 1963), publ. in: Bidder, Carpets from Eastern Turkestan (1964), plate XI




Antique glasses from a German collection: Eastern Mediterranean Sea, 1st - 8th century



A fine Rasht embroidery saddle cover, North Persia, late 19th century



An unusual Caucasian rug
dated 1240 (= 1824)
published in: Hali Vol. II,
No. 3, p. 218



Sarkoy Kilim with a large Mihrab
and with birds on a green border patterned with trees
Bulgaria, 19th century



Erzurum prayer kilim
East Anatolia
19th century



Carpet patterned with rose embedded cartouches depicting fighting animals pairs of big cats
and flowers flanked by animals
probably Bakhtiar
Persia, circa 1930