ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

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D-682

Size: 10ft 7in x 6ft 6in (322 x 198cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet with all over shrub design.

2nd half 19th century

A really outstanding Timuri main carpet, the shrub design in this format is usually only found on smaller rugs and prayer rugs of the 'Dokhtar-e-Qazi' design. This carpet has classic Timuri borders and of particular note are the large end panels in soumak work.

Superb colour through out with great indigo blues and soft madder reds.

Slight even wear with good pile, some corrosion to the browns.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

This is a scare and very collectable example of Timuri weaving in condition making it suitable for floor use.

Stock Number: D-682
£9,000
| $11,984 USD | €10,198 EUR

ANTIQUE WESTERN AFGHAN BALUCH CARPET, SHRUB DESIGN, ...

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R-1259

Size: 12ft 2in x 6ft 7in (370 x 200cm).

A good antique main carpet by the Baluch of Western Afghanistan. The carpet is of the shrub design with a traditional Baluch border.

Circa 1870.

The carpet has the traditional dark indigo ground and burnt orange/red with ivory high lights. Note the long original kilim end finishes at both ends. Note also how the field design changes after about the first 30cm.

The carpet is in excellent condition with some slight wear and corrosion, the pile is medium.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

A very good and scarce example of 19th century Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: R-1259.
£7,500
| $9,986 USD | €8,498 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

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AOR-029

Size: 8ft 10in x 6ft 1in (270 x 185cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet of small size, superb colour and complete kilim ends.

2nd half 19th century.

A really outstanding small Timuri main carpet, beautifully drawn with a superb classic Timuri main border.

Great colour through out with good blues, soft reds and burnt orange, highlights in ivory.

Very good complete long kilim ends decorated with floated weft work.

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion, the rug is of very fine weave.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-029.
£4,500
| $5,992 USD | €5,099 EUR

ANTIQUE WESTERN AFGHAN TIMURI BALUCH RUG, DEEP ...

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R-1774

Size: 8ft 0in x 4ft 11in (245 x 151cm).

Antique Afghan Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, with very dark indigo blue field and dark almost aubergine madder red. The are a small number of highlights in ivory and yellow. The dark charcoal brown is corroded throughout the rug. The rug is possibly by the Yaqoub-Khani, based on design. Note the well drawn boteh within the field design. The ends are of particular note with decorative weft work kilim ends. The side finishes are also typical of the Timuri. This rug needs good light to be seen at its best.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1774.
£3,995
| $5,319 USD | €4,527 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, OUTSTANDING COLOUR, ...

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H-085

Size: 9ft 0in x 5ft 7in (275 x 170cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet of small size.

2nd half 19th century.

A really outstanding small Timuri main carpet, beautifully drawn with a superb star main border.

Superb colour through out with great blues, soft reds and highlights in yellow and ivory.

The best long kilim ends I have seen, decorated with floated weft work

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion, slight heavy wear to bottom left hand corner, kilim end backed and conserved.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-085
£2,950
| $3,928 USD | €3,343 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH OUTSTANDING COLOUR, FULL ...

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H-006

Size: 6ft 6in x 3ft 5in (197 x 104cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour in pristine condition with a superb floral border.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design in alternate rows of indigo blue and madder red. The large scale border is of classic Baluch 'flower' design.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-006.
£2,750
| $3,662 USD | €3,116 EUR

ANTIQUE PERSIAN BALUCH PRAYER RUG, 'SARAKHS' BALUCH, ...

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R-1357

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 10in (117 x 86cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug a design that is typical of the Sarakhs Baluch of Khorasan.

Late 19th century.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original decorated end finishes at the top end.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1357.
£2,750
| $3,662 USD | €3,116 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH BLUE GROUND PRAYER RUG, MID ...

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D-341

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 4in (153 x 102cm).

Antique Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Mid 19th century.

This is a very old and interesting prayer rug, the superb light indigo blue ground is most unusual. The field design is a repeat tree of life, the main border is a star design. The hand placements are of a tree or shrub design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and low pile. The rug retains it original long kilim ends. There is heavy corrosion to the olive browns through out the rug.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-341.
£2,500
| $3,329 USD | €2,833 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, KHORASSAN REGION, NORTH EAST ...

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H-140

Size: 6ft 5in x 3ft 3in (196 x 100cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with scarce repeat design to the field.

Late 19th century.

An outstanding Baluch rug from the Khorassan region of North East Persia. The rug has a camel ground with a linked medallion design most often seen on balisht (grain bags). Each of the medallions contains a small cockerel to the center, the cockerel is the harbinger of the day and the dispeller of the night. Note also the very nice small dogs or goats drawn in the main border at the top and lower end. The rug also has very good piled end finishes in a chevron design; the careful use of yellow at the ends was important to the weaver.

The rug is in superb condition with no visible wear and full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-140.
£2,500
| $3,329 USD | €2,833 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

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H-086

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 5in (260 x 164cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet with classic Afghan Timuri design.

Circa 1900.

A good small size main carpet with pleasing colour, the border design is typical of Timuri weaving. The carpet retains the original kilims at both ends decorated with a band of weft work.

The colours include indigo blues and soft madder reds.

Slight even wear with medium pile, some heavy corrosion to the browns.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-086
£2,250
| $2,996 USD | €2,549 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, LARGE BOAT ...

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R-1109

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 5in (162 x 103cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour with a superb large scale boat border.

Circa 1870.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design to the narrow field .
surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with soft madder red, deep aubergine, several blues, ivory and black.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilim at the top end, this has weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1109.
£2,250
| $2,996 USD | €2,549 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE GROUND, ...

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D-480

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 0in (131 x 92cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch blue ground prayer rug with traditional Afghan design.

Late 19th century.

A good blue ground Timuri Baluch prayer rug with traditional Afghan design to the field. This design is commonly found on rugs and main carpets attributed to the Timuri.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug retains it original kilim ends with weft work at the top end and a soumak panel at the lower end. The rug does contain some very early synthetic dye that helps date it to the late 19th century.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-480.
£2,000
| $2,663 USD | €2,266 EUR