ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH STAR ...

Item Ref
R-1042

Size: 8ft 6in x 3ft 6in (260 x 107cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with all over star design.

Mid 19th century.

A superb example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured stars on a midnight indigo blue field framed by a classic Talish border on an ivory ground.

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-1042
£12,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KASIM-USAG RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
H-126

Size: 7ft 9in x 4ft 4in (237 x 132cm).

Antique Caucasian Kasim-Usag rug of classic design with superb colour. Dated to the field 1311 (1893).

Circa 1893.

A truly outstanding example, wonderful dye quality with depth of colour, crisp drawing and perfect balance to the design.

Excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. Soft wool and a floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: H-126.
£12,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EX ZALESKI ...

Item Ref
H-326

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 1in (180 x 93cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan prayer rug with lattice on an ivory ground.

Dated 1320 / 1902.

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn. This very finely woven, white-ground Shirvan prayer rug shows a precisely drawn diamond lattice design enclosing large palmettes. Two red hands ("Hand of Fatima"), two combs and many small animals are depicted next to the bridge-shaped arch positioned high up. The long and narrow format of this group clearly deviates from other prayer rugs made in the Shirvan area.

Good condition, original finishes all around, slight damage to the selvedge at the bottom left.

The rug has even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug would make a superb wall hanging.

This rug was part of the internationally renowned 'Zaleski Collection' sold at Rippon Boswell.

Stock Number: H-326.
£11,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN LORI PAMBAK KAZAK RUG, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-2010

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 3in (210 x 160cm).

Antique Caucasian Lori Pambak rug of traditional bold design with outstanding colours.

Circa 1880.

This is a good example of the classic Lori Pambak Kazak design, the bold central ivory ground quatrefoil medallion containing the totemic symbol of two opposed birds with crested heads. The large octagons at either end of the rug are made up of a bird head latch hook design with large stars to the centre. The field is a glorious deep red. The main ivory ground border is typical of Lori Pambak rugs.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

A superb collectable rug offered in true showroom condition.

Stock Number: R-2010.
£11,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG WITH MEMLINC ...

Item Ref
R-1130

Size: 9ft 9in x 3ft 7in (298 x 108cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug with Memlinc gul design and outstanding colours.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb example of a Talish long rug, multi coloured Memlinc guls in compartmented boxes framed by a classic Talish border on an ivory ground. The mustard yellow is really superb. The rug is of a fine weave with very good wool.

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-1130.
£9,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MARASALI PRAYER RUG, INSCRIBED AND ...

Item Ref
R-180

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 6in (159 x 106cm).

Antique Caucasian Marasali prayer rug

2nd half 19th century

A superb example, inscribed and dated 1283

Ivory ground with floral lattice

Superb drawing through out, with excellent colour

slight even wear, good pile

very fine weave

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-180.
£8,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN KARABAGH REGION LONG RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-328

Size: 7ft 9in x 3ft 10in (236 x 116cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh region long rug with a vertical row of five octagons on a clear red ground.

Circa 1880.

This is a truly outstanding example of Caucasian weaving, the wool quality is excellent, very soft to the touch, the dyes are first class, giving clear bright colours. The balance of the design and the wonderful yellow ground border sets this rug apart from most other Caucasians of this period.

A very similar rug is illustrated in 'Qarajeh to Quba' by Raoul E. Tschebull, Hali Publications, plate 41; page 174. Where the rug is attributed to the village of Boyuk Bahmanli, on the Aras river in the Fuzuli district of Karabagh.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. There is some corrosion to the black as one would expect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-328.
£8,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN AKSTAFA STAR MEDALLION RUG, ...

Item Ref
AOR-044

Size: 7ft 5in x 4ft 6in (226 x 136cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan Akstafa star medallion rug from the Eastern Caucasus.

Circa 1880.

This is an outstanding example of type, with three star medallions on a dark indigo blue field. The central medallion is in ivory and the two are in a soft madder red. The four corners of the rug contain large fan tailed birds, probably peacocks, there are smaller birds and floral rosettes throughout the field. Of particular note either side of the lower medallion is a lady and gentleman with two children. The ivory ground main border is of a classic Caucasian design. A very special rug.

The rug has even wear and medium pile, there is slight corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original fine ivory kilim.

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

Stock Number: AOR-044.
£8,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN TALISH LONG RUG MOGHAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-160

Size: 10ft 8in x 3ft 7in (325 x 110cm).

Antique Caucasian Talish long rug, South East Caucasus

2nd half 19th century

An outstanding and interesting rug with 'Moghan' region type latch hook design

A beautifully drawn rug with rich colours

Excellent condition with even wear and low pile

Some re-piled areas and some corrosion to the blacks

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

A truly superb runner with very genuine age, original end finishes.

Stock Number: R-160.


£7,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARACHOP KAZAK WITH GREEN GROUND, ...

Item Ref
MT-005


Size: 8ft 2in x 4ft 8in (250 x 143cm).

Antique Caucasian Karachov Kazak rug of linked medallion design on a scarce green ground.

Circa 1880.

A good example of a Karachov Kazak rug with the traditional linked medallion design. The rug has four linked medallions on a sea green field, the colour combinations make this a visually striking rug. Note the many tribal filler items in the field, the design is visually similar to that found on Shirvan rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug has been fully restored and is offered in showroom condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-005.
£7,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN AKSTAFA RUNNER, WONDERFUL COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
R-162

Size: 10ft 1in x 3ft 7in (305 x 108cm).

Antique Caucasian Akstafa runner

4th quarter 19th century

A beautifully drawn runner with 5, eight pointed star medallions

Good filler elements and animals in each corner

Excellent ivory ground border

Superb condition with slight even wear and good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-162.
£6,995

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN ZEJWA VILLAGE RUG OF SCARCE ...

Item Ref
H-299

Size: 5ft 10in x 4ft 11in (178 x 150cm)

Antique Caucasian Zejwa village rug of classic design.

Circa 1880.

Zejwa village is about 20km south of the town of Kuba in the eastern Caucasus. Rugs from this village are woven with a very distinctive serrated edge medallion design, they are one of the less common of the Caucasian village rugs.

This example is very closely related to the example published and discussed on page 304 of 'Oriental rugs Volume 1, Caucasian' by Ian Bennett. The design and border are almost identical to the published example.

Excellent condition, slight even wear with almost full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-299.
£6,950

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG OF OUTSTANDING DESIGN ...

Item Ref
R-2030

Size: 8ft 6in x 4ft 2in (260 x 128cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug of the classic linked medallion design.

Circa 1890.

A very good Shirvan rug with the field filled with a single row of four large linked medallions, with the flattened floral design at the ends. This example has outstanding colour and the dark indigo blue field is covered with Caucasian design elements; these include human and animal figures along with flowers and other devices. The yellow border with the classic S design is a feature of this fine rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-2030.
£6,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CLOUD BAND KAZAK RUG, GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-2047

Size: 7ft 11in x 5ft 7in (241 x 169cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh cloud band Kazak rug.

Circa 1900.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

The rug is well drawn with two cloud band medallions in dark indigo blue and green on a madder red ground. The field is filled with flowers and birds along with a single human figure. The ivory ground border is typical for this region.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-2047.
£6,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SEICHUR OR ALPAN-KUBA RUNNER, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-166

Size: 10ft 0in x 3ft 2in (300 x 97cm).

Antique Caucasian Seichur or Alpan-Kuba runner.

4th quarter 19th century.

A superb runner of classic design.

Outstanding colours through out.

Beautifully drawn, very subtle border.

True showroom condition, even wear with low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-166.
£6,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN MEDALLION RUG OF LARGE ...

Item Ref
R-2002

Size: 8ft 7in x 5ft 2in (262 x 158cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug of the classic linked medallion design, large size.

Circa 1890.

A good example of the classic Shirvan triple linked medallion design, the three serrated edge hexagonal medallions have smaller hexagons to the center. The rug has excellent colour with the medallions standing out on the dark indigo field. The main border is of a design that is typical of Shirvan weaving. The top medallion is abrashed giving a very soft warm feel, the field of the rug contains many small animals, people and charming rustic design elements.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has wonderful soft wool.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-2002.
£6,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGESTAN RUG, LATTICE DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
H-311

Size: 5ft 7in x 3ft 3in (171 x 98cm).

Antique Caucasian Dagestan rug with lattice design on a dark charcoal ground.

Circa 1880.

A very good example of type with very nicely drawn lattice design, the lattice is in soft yellow on a dark charcoal ground. Within the lattice are small shrubs and other devices, of particular note are the four large and one small human figures.

The rug has a classic border design which frames the rug well.

The rug has slight even wear and good pile, the charcoal ground is corroded giving the rug a sculpted look. The rug has excellent wool and is very soft to the touch.

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

Stock Number: H-311.
£6,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN FLORAL LATTICE PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-1354

Size: 4ft 5in x 3ft 8in (135 x 112cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan prayer rug with floral lattice on an ivory ground.

Late 19th century

A superb example of this well known group of prayer rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn.

The rug has a classic main border and cross design to the guards; note the outer reciprocal border, this is not common at all on these rugs.

The rug has slight even wear, good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1354.
£6,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH 'SURAHANI' GARDEN ...

Item Ref
R-1158

Size: 7ft 5in x 3ft 1in (227 x 118cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'Surahani' garden design.

Late 19th century.

A good example of a Shirvan rug, with the sought after garden design often associated with the Konagkend or Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. The rug has a classic 'wine glass and leaf' border on an ivory ground.

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-1158
£5,950

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH VILLAGE RUG WITH CLOUD ...

Item Ref
R-1114

Size: 8ft 8in x 3ft 11in (263 x 120cm).

Antique Caucasian Karabagh cloud band Kazak rug.

Circa 1880.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

This example has a soft colour palette and a rustic charm, note the small animals at the lower end, there is also an inscription in the middle.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-1114.
£5,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE KAZAK RUG, LATTICE AND ...

Item Ref
R-1447

Size: 7ft 11in x 4ft 0in (241 x 122cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak rug with star and lattice design.

Circa 1880.

This rug is an excellent example of Kazak weaving from the town of Gendje in the South Eastern Caucasus. The field design is stars within a diamond lattice on a powder blue field. The border is a well drawn example of the crab border which is also found on many Kazak rugs.

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-1447.
£5,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN FACHRALO KAZAK PRAYER RUG, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MT-004

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 3in. (210 x 129cm)

Antique Caucasian Fachralo Kazak prayer rug of traditional design.

Circa 1880.

A well drawn rug with excellent clear colours, there is a large ivory ground central medallion and note the floating mihrab at the top of the rug. This rug is slightly larger than others of this design that I have seen.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, the rug has been fully restored and is offered in showroom condition.

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

Ref: MT-004.
£5,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG WITH CLOUD BAND ...

Item Ref
R-2027

Size: 6ft 6in x 3ft 8in (197 x 111cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with cloud band design.

Circa 1900.

These rugs were woven by Armenian weavers in the Duchy of Khachen in the town of Khondzoresk, they are known as cloud band Kazaks due to the cloud band design within the medallions.

This example has a clear bright colour palette and is of the two medallion format, the upper medallion is in a soft green and the lower medallion is on a dark indigo blue ground. The ivory ground border is of a classic Caucasian design.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-2027.
£5,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MOGHAN KAZAK LONG RUG, MEMLING ...

Item Ref
H-371

Size: 9ft 0in x 4ft 0in (275 x 123cm)

Antique South Caucasian Moghan Kazak long rug with Memling guls within octagons.

Circa 1890.

A superb Kazak long rug with two vertical rows of 'Memling guls'. The rug has a traditional border for rugs from this region.

Superb colour and typical Kazak weave.

Great condition, even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-371.
£5,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG OF COMPARTMENT DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1546

Size: 7ft 4in x 4ft 3in (223 x 130cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with compartment design, probably Bordjalou area.

Circa 1890.

An interesting Kazak rug with a number of different design elements. The central red panel contains six boxes, this is surrounded by a very well drawn reciprocal border that matches the outer border. The main border has an ivory ground containing octagons with latch hook devices inside them. The weave of the rug is typical of the Kazak region.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-1546.
£5,000

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN GENDJE KAZAK RUG WITH DIAGONAL ...

Item Ref
MT-018

Size: 8ft 11in x 4ft 0in (271 x 123cm).

Antique Caucasian Gendje Kazak long rug with diagonal stripe design.

Circa 1890.

A good example of a Gendje long rug, multi coloured stripes in greens, blues, reds and yellow containing an interesting design of flowers, birds heads and rams horns. The rug is framed by a classic but simple floral rosette border.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks and a few old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-018.
£4,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN MOGHAN KAZAK RUG WITH OCTAGON ...

Item Ref
R-1263

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 7in (205 x 139cm).

Antique Caucasian Moghan Kazak rug with a vertical row of 6 octagons on a soft red ground.

2nd half 19th century.

The rug has many small filler elements to the field design and excellent traditional Moghan region border designs.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight 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-1263.
£4,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-2058

Size: 5ft 9in x 3ft 4in (174 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan rug with floral lattice on a dark indigo blue ground.

Circa 1900.

A superb example of this well known group of rugs, this rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn with a lattice and shrub design..

The rug has a classic Caucasian main border and the use of yellow and green give a very light feel that compliments the dark indigo in the field. The yellow in the inner reciprocal border is outstanding.

The rug has very slight even wear and good pile, the rug retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-2058.
£4,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA RUG FRAGMENT, AFSHAN DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS10-26

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 1in (230 x 125cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba rug fragment with the Afshan design.

19th century.

This is an interesting fragment of a once much larger carpet probably over 3.50m in length. This fragment has been reduced in length and possibly once had another border although this is not certain. The fragment has a date of 1204 and an inscription to the top end, the date translates to 1789. The date would seem to be rather early and I believe this fragment to date from the 19th century.

The fragment has a bold colour palette which is also found in a number of other known examples, which may suggest that they were woven in the same workshop. Examples of these rugs are found in a number of major museum and private collections.

A related example is published and discussed at length by Ian Bennett on page 241, plate 309 of 'Oriental Rugs Volume 1 Caucasian.

The fragment is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, good in places. The colours are outstanding with a rich palette and real depth of colour.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. This collectible item would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS10-26.
£4,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN FACHRALO KAZAK LONG RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1615

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 1in (260 x 155cm)

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug from the Georgian region around the town of Fachralo.

Circa 1900.

A superb Kazak rug with a variation of the 'opposed niche' design. The rug has superb colour and is very well drawn.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1615.
£4,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SEICHUR RUG WITH STAR AND ...

Item Ref
R-1855

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 4in (165 x 102cm).

Antique Caucasian Seichur rug with star and lattice design.

Circa 1880.

This charming rug has a dark indigo blue field covered with a fine diamond lattice, with each diamond containing a eight pointed star. The stars are of differing colours and designs. The rug has a beautiful border in typical Seichur colouring with a floral rosette design.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug is of fine weave.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1855.
£4,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN RUG KUBA REGION, SCARCE CHICHI ...

Item Ref
R-2015

Size: 4ft 8in x 3ft 9in (143 x 114cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba region rug with scarce design and small size.

Circa 1890.

A superb colourful little rug that is probably from ChiChi in the Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. The main star border is a design found on ChiChi rugs, the repeat diamond field design is most unusual.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion to the black/browns.

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

Stock Number: R-2015.
£4,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA REAGION RUG WITH CRUCIFORM ...

Item Ref
R-2028

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 8in (180 x 113cm).

Antique Caucasian Kuba region rug with cruciform medallion design.

Circa 1900/20.

A colourful rug that is probably from the Kuba region of the Eastern Caucasus. The three and a half cruciform medallion are on a dark indigo blue field which is filled with an array of Caucasian design elements. The border is of a simple yet interesting design.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile, there are some early aniline dyes used that have faded giving the rug a soft warm feel.

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

Stock Number: R-2028.
£4,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DAGHESTAN RUG, CAMEL, PEOPLE AND ...

Item Ref
R-1955

Size: 5ft 10in x 4ft 0in (178 x 123cm).

Antique Caucasian Daghestan rug with two diamond medallions on a soft terracotta red ground.

Circa 1890.

An excellent Daghestan rug with two large central medallions with serrated edges, surrounded by six hooked medallions and the field filled with tribal design elements. Of particular note are the many small animals an the large human figure standing on top of a two humped camel.

The rug has a classic Daghestan main border and a floral rosette outer border.

The rug has even wear and medium / low pile.

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

Stock Number: R-1955.
£4,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN PRAYER RUG, KARABAGH REGION OF ...

Item Ref
R-1102

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 4in (167 x 101cm).

Antique Caucasian prayer rug, Karabagh region of scarce design.

late 19th century.

A superb example of a Caucasian prayer rug with very unusual bold design. Large central medallion in soft madder red surrounded by an indigo blue field containing boteh and floral rosettes. The rug is framed with a very narrow border.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium/low pile.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

This rug is a superb display item and would make a great wall hanging.

Stock Number: R-1102.
£4,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KUBA SHIRVAN RUG, WONDERFUL BORDER ...

Item Ref
R-1200.

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 11in (194 x 120cm).

Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug from the Kuba region, lattice design on a dark indigo blue ground.

Late 19th century.

A good Kuba Shirvan rug with a unusual large scale lattice design of stylised floral medallions. This style can be traced back to the large floral carpets found in this region during the 17th and 18th centuries. The rug is framed by a wonderful large border of archaic design, note the birds heads and stars. A wonderful and dramatic rug.

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-1200.
£3,950

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN RUG WITH ‘LESGHI’ STAR DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
KASC-34

Size: 6ft 1in x 4ft 0in (186 x 122cm).

Antique Caucasian rug with the well-known ‘Lesghi’ star design. This rug has five serrated edge stars on an indigo ground.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a very well-drawn ‘leaf-and calyx’ border on an ivory ground.

The rug is also dated 1325 to the top left hand corner, this translates to about 1907.

The rug is an outstanding example of type.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear, with medium pile.

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

Stock Number: KASC-34

£3,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN CHAJLI RUG, SUPERB COLOUR, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MT-019

Size: 7ft 10in x 4ft 8in (240 x 142cm).

Antique Caucasian Chajli rug with all triple medallion design.

Circa 1890.

A superb example of a Chajli rug, with three large octagonal medallions on a madder red field framed by a classic border. The colours are outstanding and make this a visually spectacular rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium / low pile. There is some corrosion to the black and a number of small old re-weaves.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: MT-019.
£3,750

ANTIQUE EAST CAUCASIAN RUG WITH LESGHI STAR ...

Item Ref
R-2018

Size: 4ft 2in x 3ft 3in (126 x 100cm).

Antique East Caucasian rug with 'Lesghi star' design.

Circa 1890.

A excellent East Caucasian rug with a single vertical row of 3 'Lesghi Stars', Superb colour and fine Shirvan like weave, the slightly firm handle could place the rug in the Kuba region. The three stars and the main border are in a soft green and compliment the madder red field well. The border design is of a stylised Kufic design. A good small rug of almost square shape.

Excellent condition, Slight even wear with short even pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-2018.
£3,750

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN RUG WITH GYMYL MEDALLION ...

Item Ref
H-322

Size: 5ft 6in x 4ft 4in (168 x 131cm).

Antique South East Caucasian Shirvan rug with 'gymyl' design, often known as the dragon motif.

Circa 1900.

The rug is a good example with bold design and striking contrast of colours, the ivory design stands out against the fine field lattice design in indigo blue and madder red. The border design is floral rosettes on a light indigo blue ground. A striking rug of small size.

The rug is in very good condition with slight even wear and good pile. There are old hanging loops attached to the reverse which may account for the excellent condition.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-322.
£3,650

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH OR ARMENIAN KAZAK RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-1956

Size: 7ft 7in x 4ft 1in (230 x 125cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh or Armenian Kazak rug with triple linked medallion with a X box border.

Circa 1900.

A superb example of a Karabagh or Armenian Kazak rug. The medallions are surrounded by tribal elements. The rug has a well drawn X box border. The dark indigo blue field is filled with floral rosettes and small animals along with two large human figures with long arms and big hands.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium / low pile.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1956.
£3,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KARABAGH REGION KAZAK RUG, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-2008

Size: 6ft 8in x 4ft 0in (203 x 123cm).

Antique South Caucasian Karabagh Kazak rug with Memling gul design.

Circa 1900.

The rug has five elongated Memling style guls on a soft madder red ground, there are various Caucasian design elements in the field along with a number of animals and birds. The inner reciprocal border is beautifully drawn and uses a soft green that is very pleasing.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-2008.
£3,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG, BOLD DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
AOR-039

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 7in (174 x 109cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug of medallion design with animals to the field, the rug has a very ‘rustic’ village feel to it that adds a great deal of charm.

Late 19th century.

The border is of classic Kazak design.

The rug is in good condition with all over even wear and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: AOR-039
£3,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK PRAYER RUG, PROBABLY FACHRALO, ...

Item Ref
H-207

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 6in. (172 x 106cm)

Antique Caucasian Fachralo Kazak prayer rug of traditional design.

Late 19th century..

A well drawn rug with excellent clear colours, there is a large ivory ground central medallion and note the floating mihrab at the top of the rug. This design is well known and usually associated with late 19th century rugs.

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

The rug not yet been washed but this service is included in the price.

Ref: H-207.
£3,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK LONG RUG, GREAT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
R-169

Size: 8ft 8in x 4ft 1in (265 x 125cm).

Antique Caucasian Kazak long rug, South Western Caucasus

Second half 19th century.

A beautiful long rug with 3 medallions, a 4th one is dissapearing at the top

A well drawn rug with wonderful soft colours including a powder blue field, yellow a a very gentle madder red

The border is one of the classic Caucasian designs

Outstanding condition with some very well done re-piled areas

Even wear with low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-169.


£3,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KAZAK RUG WITH MEMLINC GULS ...

Item Ref
AOR-001

Size: 6ft 7in x 3ft 8 in (201 x 112cm)

Antique Caucasian Kazak rug with Memlinc guls within octagons.

2nd half 19th century

A superb Kazak rug with a single vertical row of 'Memlinc guls'

Superb colour and typical Kazak weave

Great condition, even wear with good pile to the borders and lower pile to the middle.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-001
£3,500

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN KONAKEND RUG OF CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-203

Size: 5ft 9in x 4ft 2in (174 x 128cm).

Antique Eastern Caucasian Konakend rug with the traditional split palmette design.

Late 19th century.

A good example of a Konakend village rug from the Eastern Caucasus, the design is the traditional split palmette or bird head, in ivory on a dark indigo field. The border design is also typical for this village. The rug has a very light feel due to the large amount of ivory and olive brown used in the weaving.

The rug is in excellent condition with fine weave and slight even wear and good pile. Both ends retain the original flat woven and plaited finishes.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-203.
£3,250

ANTIQUE CAUCASIAN DERBENT PRAYER RUG IN CLASSIC ...

Item Ref
R-1606

Size: 4ft 3in x 3ft 6in (129 x 107cm).

Antique Caucasian Derbent rug of prayer rug design and very nice small size.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a very well-drawn prayer design very similar to that found in Fachralo Kazak prayer rugs.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium 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-1606.
£3,250