ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN QASHQAI RUG, SHEKARLU ...

Item Ref
R-1356

Size: 7ft 0in x 5ft 0in (213 x 155cm).

Antique South West Persian Qashqai rug, with triple latch hook medallion design, outstanding drawing and colour. The medallion is surrounded by a field filled with floral rosettes and tribal design elements. Note the beautifully drawn main border, which is identical to the one found on the famous 'Sigmund Freud' couch rug .

Circa 1880 or earlier.

The rug is very fine with very detailed drawing, the colours are of the highest possible quality.

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

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

A superb collectible display item, tribal weaving of the highest order.

Stock Number: R-1356.
£12,500

OLD PERSIAN NAIN RUG, WOOL & SILK ...

Item Ref
R-9995

Size: 8ft 10in x 5ft 5in (270 x 165cm).

Old Persian Nain rug, wool and silk on a very fine silk foundation.

About 50 years old.

The rug is of very fine weave with tight fine pile of lambs wool with silk high lights. The rug has a velvet like feel.

The rug has a floral design around a central medallion and has amazing detail, it is an outstanding example of type. This is a rug of the highest quality that would grace any room.

The colours are superb, with an ivory ground with the design in beautiful soft pastel colours. The border contrasts well with the ivory ground.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-9995.
£11,500

OUTSTANDING SOUTH WEST PERSIAN TRIBAL KHAMSEH RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-894

Size: 6ft 7in x 5ft 11in (200 x 180cm).

Antique South West Persian Khamseh tribal rug of beautiful design and colour.

Circa 1870.

A scarce example of one of the most beautiful of all nomadic tribal designs woven by the Khamseh tribe of South West Persia. A few known rugs of this design are published in the leading books on tribal rugs.

The rug is of very fine weave with the floral design woven in natural dyes with wonderful saturated colours; making this a wonderful wall hanging or a statement on the floor of any room.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has always been very thin and light weight due to the fineness of the weave. There are a few scattered old re-weaves that are very hard to detect.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-894.
£9,000

OLD PERSIAN ISFAHAN RUG, CLASSIC DESIGN, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
R-1614

Size:10ft 10in x 7ft 0in (330 x 214cm).

Old Persian Isfahan carpet, of superb classic design with outstanding colours.

Circa 1930.

The carpet is of very fine weave with tight fine pile of lambs wool. The carpet has a velvet like feel.

The carpet has a floral lattice all over design and has amazing detail, it is an outstanding example of type. This is a carpet of the highest quality and would grace any room.

The colours are superb, with an madder red ground with the design in beautiful clear colours. The light blue border contrasts well with the red ground.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-1614.
£9,000

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN KHAMSEH BIRD RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-197

Size: 8ft 0in x 5ft 6in (245 x 174cm).

Antique South West Persian Khamseh tribal 'bird' rug of beautiful design and colour.

Circa 1900.

A classic example of a Khamseh ‘bird’ rug. Six ivory linked medallions on an indigo blue field filled with birds and animals. A superb classic Khamseh border frames the rug. The rug is beautifully drawn with every possible part covered with birds and tribal design elements.

The rug is of a very useful almost square shape.

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

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-197.
£6,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN QASHQAI KASHKULI RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-201

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 6in (195 x 137cm).

Antique South West Persian Kashkuli Qashqai rug, with triple medallion design, outstanding drawing and colour. The two large medallions and small central medallion are surrounded by a field with the herati design. Note the beautifully drawn main border on an ivory ground.

Late 19th century.

The rug is in outstanding condition with full pile and only slight signs of wear, original kilim end finish at the lower end.

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

A superb display item.

Stock Number: H-201.
£6,000

ANTIQUE PERSIAN BIJAR RUG WITH MINA KHANI ...

Item Ref
H-194

Size: 7ft 1in x 4ft 4in (216 x 132cm).

Antique Persian Bijar rug of traditional mina khani design with excellent natural dyed colours.

Circa 1880.

The rug has excellent colour and design, the mina khani (many flowers) design which is beautifully drawn, note the very soft yellow and light blues and greens. The ivory ground border with a flower and oak leaf design frames the rug well. As with most older Bijar weavings this rug is on a wool foundation.

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

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: H-194.
£6,000

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN SHEKARLU QASHQAI RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-1405

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 7in (260 x 170cm).

Antique Shekarlu Qashqai rug of classic design, a rug of unusually large size.

Circa 1900.

This classic Shekarlu has a field full of tribal motifs, including shrubs, flowers, tribal motifs, and the Shekarlu comb design.

The array of colours is outstanding including yellows, soft blues, reds and greens. The border is of typical Shekarlu design, both ends have the original checkerboard finishes. The weave is classic Qashqai with red wefts.

The carpet is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile, the ends have been secured and the sides re-bound, there are a few very small finger tip size old repairs. This is a sturdy rug that will stand up to floor use well.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1405.
£6,000

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN AFSHAR LONG RUG ...

Item Ref
R-165

Size: 9ft 1in x 5ft 3in (278 x 159cm).

Antique South Persian Afshar long rug of all over boteh design.

Circa 1890.

A rug of superb colour and design with very soft glossy wool. The rug has a classic Afshar stripped border design. Note the small central border with miniature boteh.

Excellent condition with slight even wear, full pile.
Very soft wool, hand washed and ready for use.

A superb furnishing rug suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-165.
£5,950

ANTIQUE SOUTH PERSIAN AFSHAR LONG RUG, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
H-209

Size: 8ft 10in x 5ft 3in (270 x 161cm).

Antique South Persian Afshar long rug large medallion design.

Circa 1880.

A rug of superb colour and design with very fine soft glossy wool. The medallion is of the traditional Afshar hexagonal shape with the small arrowheads at the ends. The medallion is filled with a lattice of small colourful octagons. The rest of the field and the borders reflect Afshar weaving at its best. Both ends retain the original fine stripped kilims.... although slightly ragged in places.

Excellent condition with even wear, medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use.

Stock Number: H-209.
£5,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN QASHQAI RUG, TRIBAL ...

Item Ref
H-202

Size: 10ft 6in x 5ft 5in (306 x 166cm).

A very good Antique Tribal Qashqai rug, very fine weave with five medallions.

Late 19th century.

The rug has superb drawing with five linked medallions, two in ivory, two in madder red and the central one in light blue, each medallion contains the Qashqai emblem. The medallions are on a midnight indigo blue field which is filled with large boteh and other tribal devices. There are many goats, dogs, birds and flowers throughout the rug, and more can be found in the light indigo blue spandrels. Both ends of the rug retain the original checkerboard design, short kilim and original long tassel finishes.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile, the rug is of fine weave with very soft wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand.

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

Stock Number: H-202.
£5,000

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN RUG BY THE ...

Item Ref
R-1446

Size: 7ft 5inx 5ft 3in (226 x 160cm).

Antique South West Persian Luri tribal rug in outstanding condition with classic design.

Circa 1900.

This rug is an excellent example of Luri tribal weaving, with a field of four latch hook medallions. The medallions are filled with rosettes and other tribal devices, the indigo blue field contains many small animals, flowers and tribal designs. The border designs are typical of Luri work.

The rug has very slight wear with good full pile, the wool quality and colours are outstanding. The rug is also of a very useful size being slightly larger than normal.

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

Stock Number: R-1446.
£5,000

ANTIQUE PERSIAN AFSHAR VASE DESIGN RUG, VERY ...

Item Ref
PM-02

Size: 5ft 0in x 4ft 6in. (153 x 137cm).

Antique Persian Afshar rug of 'vase' design on an ivory ground.

2nd half 19th century.

This is a scarce rug of very fine weave, the design is a large vase with a floral spray surrounded by flowers and leaves with stars. The borders are beautifully drawn examples of classic Afshar designs. The rug has a wonderful array of soft pastel colours.

The rug is in good condition for its age, it has a very thin cloth like handle, even overall wear with low pile. There are some old re-weaves and repairs scattered throughout the field.

Very soft wool, hand washed and ready for use.

A rug suitable to be displayed ad a wall hanging.

Stock number: PM-02.
£4,950

ANTIQUE PERSIAN MALAYER VILLAGE RUG, MOTHER AND ...

Item Ref
R-1594

Size: 6ft 5in x 4ft 0in (196 x 123cm).

An outstanding example of a Malayer rug with the 'mother and child' boteh design on an ivory ground.

Circa 1900.

This rug is a rare example from this village featuring this sought after design. The borders of the rug are detailed and very well drawn.

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-1594.
£4,500

ANTIQUE PERSIAN TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, TRIPLE MEDALLION ...

Item Ref
R-120

Size: 8ft 10in x 4ft 10in (270 x 146cm).

Antique Qashqai rug with triple medallion design, the medallions contain a large scale heratti design, this also has elements repeated in the field.

Circa 1900.

There are also many small birds, animals and flowers along with other tribal designs.

The colour palette is soft and includes a nice yellow in the border.

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: R-120.
£4,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN TRIBAL SHEKARLU QASHQAI ...

Item Ref
MA-015

Size: 6ft 10in x 5ft 1in (209 x 156cm).

Antique Shekarlu Qashqai rug of classic design.

Circa 1880.

This classic Shekarlu has a field full of tribal motifs, including shrubs, flowers, and the Shekarlu comb design.

The array of colours is outstanding including yellows, soft blues, reds and greens. The field colour is an unusual soft terracotta red. The border is of typical Shekarlu design. The rug has a soft floppy handle.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and medium/low pile. There are numerous old re-weaves throughout the rug, this is reflected in the price.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: MA-015.
£4,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, ...

Item Ref
AOR-1714

Size: 6ft 9in x 4ft 4in (206 x 133cm).

A good Antique Tribal Qashqai rug, triple linked medallion design with superb colour.

Late 19th century.

A very pleasing rug with three linked medallions each containing the Qashqai emblem, the field is filled with large birds, a few animals and many flowers and small boteh. The triple borders are of a classic Qashqai floral design. The rug retains its original checkerboard finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile, the rug is of fine weave with very soft wool, the rug has a nice floppy handle in the hand.

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

Stock Number: R-1714.
£4,250

ANTIQUE PERSIAN FARAGHAN RUG WITH SHRUB DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1747

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 4in (212 x 131cm).

Antique Persian Faraghan rug of the garden shrub design with a small single medallion.

Circa 1900.

This is a superb example of a Faraghan rug with fine weave and a very well drawn shrub design in a lattice format with a small central medallion. The colours are really outstanding and give the rug a light feel even though it has a dark indigo blue field. The rug has a classic feel and would grace any home complementing fine antique furniture.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full 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-1747.
£4,250

ANTIQUE PERSIAN TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, SUPERB COLOUR ...

Item Ref
R-1584

Size: 4ft 7in x 3ft 10in (140 x 116cm).

A good Antique Persian Qashqai rug of small size, with a classic Qashqai design.

Circa 1900.

The rug has excellent wool and superb colour. The design is one of the most traditional of all Qashqai designs, with a small medallion in the center. The border is a well drawn example of the pomegranate design. The field of the rug is full of tribal elements including flowers, shrubs, birds and animals.

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

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

Stock Number: R-1584.
£4,000

ANTIQUE PERSIAN FARAGHAN RUG OF CLASSIC GARDEN ...

Item Ref
R-1119

Size: 6ft 7in x 4ft 4in (200 x 132cm).

Antique Persian Faraghan rug of the garden shrub design with a single medallion.

4th quarter 19th century.

This is a very good example of a Faraghan rug with fine weave and a very well drawn shrub design in a lattice format with a small central medallion. The colours give a very soft overall effect with an abrashed blue field. The rug has a classic feel and would grace any home complementing fine antique furniture.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and short even 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-1119.
£3,995

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN KHAMSEH TRIBAL RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-115

Size:7ft 0in x 5ft 5in (215 x 176cm).

Antique South West Persian Khamseh tribal rug of beautiful design and colour.

Circa 1900.

A classic example of a Khamseh ‘bird’ rug. Six ivory linked medallions on an indigo blue field filled with birds and animals. A superb border frames the rug.

The rug is of a very useful almost square shape.

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

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

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-115
£3,995

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN NOMADIC TRIBAL KHAMSEH ...

Item Ref
H-034

Size: 6ft 2in x 4ft 5in (189 x 134cm).

This rug is an outstanding example of nomadic tribal weaving by the Khamseh tribe of South West Persia. The rug is probably woven by the Arab-e-Abolmohammadi or Arab-e- Mazidi tribal sub group of the Khamesh.

Circa 1880.

The rug has an ivory coloured field filled with rows of large boteh, not that there are only three boteh in the bottom row and four in all the others. This style of boteh is known as 'eagle on a nest' by the local weavers. The rug is unusual due to the amount of yellow/gold used in the design, the borders are very attractive.


The rug is in excellent condition with a fine weave and medium low pile. This is a fine and light weight rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-034.
£3,950

ANTIQUE PERSIAN TRIBAL AFSHAR RUG WITH REPEAT ...

Item Ref
H-139

Size: 5ft 5in x 4ft 5in. (164 x 135cm).

Antique Persian tribal Afshar rug with repeat heratti design.

2nd half 19th century.

An interesting early tribal Afshar rug with a repeat heratti (leaf) design on a dark indigo blue ground. The field is also covered with small tribal devices such as amulets. The borders are of classic south Persian design. Note the long kilim ends with a band of weft work decoration.

Good condition with even wear, medium pile.

Very soft wool with a floppy handle, hand washed and ready for use. The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock number: H-139.
£3,950

ANTIQUE SOUTH WEST PERSIAN TRIBAL QASHQAI RUG, ...

Item Ref
MB-04

Size: 6ft 2in x 4ft 0in (187 x 123cm).

Antique South West Persian Tribal Qashqai rug with triple medallion.

Circa 1880.

This is a very fine and well drawn rug, with three hooked medallions on a dark charcoal ground. The rug is covered with a detailed lattice and boteh design. The ivory border with small boteh is beautifully drawn.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The charcoal field is showing some signs of oxidation.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use or is suitable for display as a wall hanging.

Stock Number: MB-04.
£3,500