Estimate: $1,600 - $3,200
A Chelebi/Chelaberd (Eagle Kazak) Karabakh rug. Second half 19thC. 234 x 168cm, Decorated with the adler or eagle crest medallion characteristic of these rugs, with complementary swags above and below, along with a scattering of animal and geometric motifs. Framed by a 'crab' border. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 197/ page 546. Cf. 'Teppiche Aus Dem Kaukasus', Shurmann, Ulrich; USA 1964, similar ill. 28, page 112.