Live Auction

Midwinter Auction of Fine Art & Exceptional Rugs

Sun, Jan 29, 2023 02:00PM EST
Lot 2054

Antique Tabriz Rug, 8’6” x 11’6” (2.59 x 3.51 M)

Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000

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$0 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$200,000 $25,000
$500,000 $50,000
This archetypal, magnificently characteristic NW Persian city carpet comes from the best period of Tabriz weaving It shows a “bookcover” medallion design of a red field with a sinuously branching tree at each end, and a central 16 lobe navy roundel with a eight-lobe ivory sub-medallion. Partially straight, partially scalloped navy corners with volute arabesques, some with buds resembling animal heads. Cream-straw border of paired leaves and reversing open turtle palmettes. Fine weave, crisp colours overall. Cotton foundation. Good condition.


This rug is in very good condition. Please contact our rug department at info@1stbid.com or you may also call +1-917-623-6308 for any additional information.

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