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Sotheby's New York Catalog, Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets: December 1, 1984



The following lots are from Sotheby's New York Auction Catalog, which were up for bid on December 1, 1984 in New York.  If you would like to see all lot entries, take a look at the syndication, otherwise, click on each image for additional information on each rug and what they sold for (if they sold)!

Silk Tabriz Huting Rug, Inscription at Top, Lot 134, Sotheby's Dec. 1, 1984


Lot 134:

"silk TABRIZ HUNTING RUG, Northwest Persia

Last Quarter 19th century, inscription cartouche at top.

Approximately 9 feet 7 inches by 5 feet 5 inches (2.92m. by 1.65m.)

Sold at Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc., East Dennis, Massachusetts, Antique Islamic Rugs Collected by the Late Andrew C. Dole, Part IV, July 14, 1978, lot 94."

Estimate: $15,000 / 25,000 


Lot 156, Sotheby's December 1984, Silk on Silk Heriz Persian Rug, antique Circa 1875


Lot 156:

"Fine Silk Heriz Rug, Northwest Persia

Circa 1875, Approximately 5 feet 5 inches by 4 feet 4 inches (1.65m. by 1.32m.)

Property from the Estate of Frances Barbera, Deceased, Formerly in the Collection of Andrew C. Dole."

Estimate: $25,000 / 35,000 


Lot 157, Silk Tabriz Persian Prayer Carpet Circa 1875


Lot 157:

"Silk Tabriz Prayer Carpet, Northwest Persia

Circa 1875, Approximately 10 feet 6 inches by 7 feet 8 inches (3.20m. by 2.34m.)"

Estimate: $30,000 / 40,000 


Lot 158, Silk Tabriz Carpet. Persia, Circa 1875


Lot 158:

"Silk tabriz carpet, Northwest Persia circa 1875,

Approximately 14 feet 7 inches by 10 feet 8 inches (4.45m. by 3.25m.)"

Estimate: $50,000 / 70,000 


Lot 159, Silk Tabriz Persian Carpet Circa 1875.  Sold $35,750


Lot 159:

"Silk Tabriz Carpet, Northwest Persia circa 1875.

Approximately 11 feet 9 inches by 9 feet 2 inches (3.58m. by 2.79m.)"

Estimate: $50,000 / 70,000 



Persian Silk Kashan, Sotheby's lot 170, Dec. 1, 1984.


Lot 170:

"Silk kashan carpet, Central Persia circa 1925.

Approximately 13 feet 6 inches by 9 feet (4.12m. by 2.74m.)"

Estimate: $15,000 / 20,000 


Fine Souf Kashan Silk and Metallic Thread. Lot 172, Green Allover pattern


Lot 172:

"Fine Silk and Metallic Thread Souf Kashan Carpet, Central Persia First Quarter 20th Century.

Approximately 11 feet 7 inches by 7 feet 5 inches (3.35m. by 2.26m.)"

Estimate: $20,000 / 30,000 




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