Turkish Painting 'A Lady of Constantinople' signed Hamdi Bey '81, with a gorgeous carpet on the floor. laleh abassi reciprocating border motif with alternating red and blue. Red field and medallion.
Popular search keywords for a similar rug would include 'pak caucasian' for newer rugs in a similar spirit, which are derived from antique Kazak and Caucasian designs.
OSMAN HAMDI BEY
A LADY OF CONSTANTINOPLE
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 3,380,500 GBP
185 by 109cm., 73 by 43in.
Lot 100 Sotheby's London May 2008