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Antique Zakatala rug with memling guls, North Azerbaijan, 19th century. Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009

Lot: 43

Zakatale Twelve sea green, red and dark blue Memling güls are arranged in rows on a white field. The white-ground border shows stepped `S´ forms, probably highly abstract depictions of dragons. Carpets made in the villages around Zakatale used to be known as Genje or Kazak. The fact that they form an independent group only came to light some 20 years ago through publications. – Very good condition, original finishes all around, plaited warp ends, full pile.
Origin:Central Caucasus

Size:210 x 120 cm

Age:Late 19th century

Estimate:3.800,00 €