"Lotto" rug, XVII
Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire.
Ushak Lotto Rug
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2713B
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.
Sold for: $3,998
wear and repairs throughout