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Rugs for the sake of rugs

  • Boucher-esque Khorosan Baluch rug with Memling tile design. Animals drawn all over the place including the field, border, and even within the ... read more
    price:  $1500

  • 寧夏地毯用起重機,寶座回來,18世紀. 非常柔軟的羊毛! 良好的條件 Chinese Ningxia throne-back with a double crane roundel surrounded by clouds. Great imagery,likely 18th century type with remarkable wool and great ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
    price:  $250

  • Baluch balisht with radiant reds and glossy wool. Silk highlights in the flatwoven ends. Cochineal used as abrash in the central geometric ... read more
    price:  on hold

  • Central Anatolian Konya / Cappadocia rug with colorful Memling guls link
    price:  SOLD it at ARTS, October 19-21

  • Shirvan rug with a Leshghi star design, very nicely drawn. Naturally corroded oxidized brown ground, scattered losses to side selvedge.
    price:  $1100

  • Tibetan square, an older example with great abrash.
    price:  $950

  • 17th / 18th century Chinese (Gansu or East Turkestan) pile carpet fragment with a classic Ming lotus and peonies vine-scroll design made ... read more
    price:  $1800

  • 18th century Anatolian fragment, Aksaray? Mihaliç? nice and colorful, mounted and conserved.
    price:  on request

  • Tibetan Wangden type warp-faced back seating square. (apx. 3 feet square) a nice older example with excellent abrash!
    price:  $2300 obo

  • Central Anatolian kilim with ashik-like devices and great movement. Very nice colors, aubergine! speckled blues and greens (no sulphonics). Good age, size ... read more
    price:  $850

  • Antique Central Anatolian kilim fragment, mounted and conserved, nice graphics and weave. 33" x 108". Traces of purple 'mosque ink' which seems ... read more
    price:  $650

  • Northwest Persian Kurdish runner fragment with great color (detail).

  • Camel-ground Baluch rug, simple geometric design but graphically very dynamic. Great wool, size is about 2'x3'. Excellent handle.
    price:  $850

  • Persian tribal banded khorjin set. Veramin? perhaps Luri?
    price:  $400

  • Small format Bergama area Turkish rug with an intriguing design related to both sumaks and some yastiks. Squarish shape and nicely drawn ... read more
    price:  $350

  • Six Gul Tekke Torba, a great honest earlier example with velvety pile, great wool quality, and color. Obvious condition issues.
    price:  SOLD > thanks!

  • worn antique Khorosan Baluch rug with great star border. Diagonal stripes with a pile rendition of flatweave design. corrosive browns.
    price:  $180

  • Baluch balisht with polychromatic blue abrash. 2'2"x2'9".
    price:  $250

  • Central Anatolian long rug. Fragmented and mounted. Perhaps Karapinar or Konya. Great color and wool.
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Baluch Rug with rosettes in a lattice. All narural colors. 89x 152 cm(35''x60'' inches)
    price:  SOLD

  • Very soft Baluch large balisht (poshti) from Khorossan, has a few knots of blue cotton, all good colors with polychromatic blue and ... read more
    price:  $350

  • Crisply drawn Camel Ground Baluch Prayer Rug with elongated stylized hands, depressed warp Khorosan type. Dated Baluch prayer rug, a piece from ... read more
    price:  $1800

  • Baluch Runner, great natural colors, woven like a giant long bagface with a repeat mosaic like pattern of eight-pointed stars in a ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Karapinar / Mut / South central Anatolian kilim. Great colors woven on dark warp. Good age. 30" x 108"
    price:  $550

  • Kizyl Ayak Turkmen chuval, very old and much larger than most with a great weave, floppy handle, great spacing, and rich saturated ... read more
    price:  $1200

  • small Ottoman embroidery. Probably Thrace, 19th century.
    price:  SOLD

  • small camel-ground Baluch prayer rug with nice spacing and great stylized hands. size= 2'8"x3'8"
    price:  SOLD

  • Classiacal Ushak Carpet Fragment
    price:  cheap!

  • Anatolian kilim, thin and fine with striped bands with geometric design on a camel ground. mounted and conserved. 22" x 65". McCoy
    price:  $1100

  • Central Anatolian kilim with camel ground niches. Probably too narrow to be a saf but gives that impression graphically. 26" x 94"
    price:  $850

  • Small camel-ground Baluch rug with zoomorphic looking botehs. Very cute piece with some damage but complete. size= 26"x37"
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian Konya / Capadocia area rug fragment. Former Kirscheim Collection published in ' Orient Stars ' as 17th century with the ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Indian fragments, Mughal era but perhaps from a Decani Carpet, circa 1700 or earlier.
    price:  SOLD

  • Shahsevan sumak with stripes
    price:  inexpensive

  • small mounted fragment of a Northeast Persian Khorosan carpet. The bird seen on this piece is reminiscent of those seen on a ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Yomut or perhaps 'P-Chodor' Turkmen Asmalyk camel trapping. Very idiosyncratic palette with a deep aubergine and blue-green.
    price:  $2400

  • Yomut Turkmen asmalyk. Not the typical rendering of the asmalyk design. Great condition.
    price:  $1500

  • East Anatolian rug fragment, very fine weave and saturated natural color. An exceptionally elegant but battered older example of an iconic type.
    price:  $300

  • Baluch flatwoven sofreh, camel-ground with a field of repeat abstracted trees. a couple of silk highlights. Nice ends with some weft float. ... read more
    price:  $650

  • white-ground Baluch balisht with a repeat 'comb' design. a strange blend of elegance and barbarism. This is a former Basha piece. There ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • small symmetrically knotted Baluch rug. The field design is composed of a repeat made up from the tendrils of harshang blossoms (blossoms ... read more
    price:  $400

  • Tekke ensi with animal tree drawing and 2-1-2 candelabra. Old but problematic, fragmented and cut on the sides. Madder is depleted. Still ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 12 gul Tekke torba, rich velvety wool
    price:  $2500 obo

  • Ancient minakhani Baluch rug. (price not commensurate with condition)

  • Yomut Turkmen chuval, Great age. Fantastic elem with evocative negative space. Uncommon border with some corrosive brown. Great color with an attractive ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Mucur Prayer Rug. One of the preeminent examples of the type. Published in Murray Eiland, Oriental Carpets: a Complete Guide p. 188 ... read more
    price:  High and worth it

  • Very uncommon Kizyl Ayak Turkmen main carpet fragment featuring large chuval-style guls with substantive silk highlights. 17"x24"
    price:  SOLD