"Lotto" rug, XVII
Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire.
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
Tuesday 2 October 2012
A ‘LOTTO’ RUG
PROBABLY USHAK, WEST ANATOLIA, 17TH CENTURY
Extensively repiled throughout, a few small holes in the field, selvages
5ft.7in. x 3ft.11in. (170cm. x 119cm.)
field design and border of this rug relate to two different rugs from
the Aita Collection sold in these Rooms 18 October, 2001. The rare
‘ornamented’ field is a very similar design to lot 225 of that sale and
part-cartouche border relates to lot 220.
Previously sold at 13 September 1995, Lot 1, Sotheby's ($5750). Photo