A RUG. An antique silk Kashan so called Motachem. 202,5 x 136,5 cm.

An ivory ground with a polychrome decor of a medallion, cloud bands, stylized palmette and flower festoons as well as corner ornaments. A wide camel hair coloured main border with large palmette, flower and leaf vines. A silk warp in alternately ivory and pale yellow. An unusual and esthetically advanced colour scale.

Partly some wear, slightly dirty, minor stains. The sides have minor fold wear, one side has a repair, two corners have minor damages.

Droit de suite: No

150 000 - 200 000 SEK

16 393 - 21 858 EUR

Hammer price: 
240 000 SEK

From an old home belonging to a former minister with very nice antique silver, furniture, Chinese works of Art etc. in Helsinki, Finland.

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Anette Granlund
Anette Granlund
Head Specialist Carpets, Textiles and Islamic Works of Art
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