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A Jebrail, Karabakh runner. Dated 1906 and named. 290 x 128cm.

Estimate: $1,800 - $3,600


Lot Description

A Jebrail, Karabakh runner. Dated 1906 and named. 290 x 128cm., The cartouche in the upper border with Hijri date 1324 = 1906 and named Begum Solomon ('begum' the honorific of a royal or aristocratic woman, possibly the wife of a 'beg'). The vertical axis of five hexagons outlined with plumed bezels. The 'wineglass' border enriched by star motifs, between rosette and meander stripes. Designated by Professor Letif Kerimov in an appraisal as (1) 'Of great historical and cultural value and rare'. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 200/ page 552