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"Lotto" rug, XVII century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire.

Ushak Lotto Rug

Lot: 3

Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art
Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2713B
Location: Boston
Date / Time : March 22, 2014 12:00PM
Description: Ushak Lotto Rug, West Anatolia, second half 17th century, the red field with an overall gold arabesque lattice design with hints of indigo, within a gold border of lobed red, blue-green, brown, and gold cartouches containing multicolored palmettes, 4 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.

Literature: For similar examples please see: The Bernheimer Family Collection of Carpets, Christie's London, 1996, lot 87. Ottoman Turkish Carpets, the collections of the Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Ferenc Batari, 1994, no. 18, p. 113.

Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sold for: $3,998

wear and repairs throughout