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A Shikhly, Kazak rug. First quarter 20thC. 235 x 132cm.

Estimate: $1,100 - $2,000


Lot Description

A Shikhly, Kazak rug. First quarter 20thC. 235 x 132cm., Ulmke's authors in other references to this pattern report Kerimov, et al referring to the central medallion as a water cistern (hooz) and the six surrounding motifs as plane trees (chinar), whilst noting the unusual blue colour of the former. The main border incorporates ram motifs. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 158/ page 468