A rare near perfect condition carpet from the famed and world renown Ziegler & Co workshop in Sultanabad, Persia dating from 1880-1890. The wool pile is in remarkable original condition using natural colours and is prominent all over this beautiful example of important Persian weaving. The classical all over design is beautifully drawn using an elegant combination of colours and small floral motifs. The abrash, which is the term for dye change in the border is delightful with the variety in the
This antique Tabriz carpet is in excellent original condition woven around 1880-1890, the soft blue dyes and muted brown and terracotta tones are easy on the eye. The design is a small repeating intricate ‘herati’ pattern with a diamond central medallion. There is some wonderful abrash which is the term for dye change in this classical antique carpet woven from one of the best weaving areas in Persia.
An enormous and glorious antique Fereghan carpet woven in the last 1/4 of the 19th century. The wool pile is very good with only minimal low areas. The colours are sublime as is the border and open field. A stunning large decorative antique persian carpet which would look magnificent in a drawing room or dining room. The variety of soft colours would be a joy to decorate with, as the carpet was woven in the golden era of weaving the muted dyes are exquisite.
This soft tone antique Kerman (Kirman) carpet has a classical refined and elegant vase design. The pale background allows the soft purples, pale blues and green dyes to really shine. The colour variety is a real delight and would be wonderful to design a room around. Vase carpets are a type of Kerman rug distinctive of the 16th and 17th centuries, are characterized by an allover pattern of stylized flowers and oversized palmettes with vases placed throughout the field.
A Persian Heriz rug, A Persian Heriz rug designed with central geometric medallion with a light ground against a navy ground decorated with lobbed spandrels and extensive foliate designs throughout and stylised rosette border, 208 cm x 134 cm
This antique Ushak carpet has been woven with a symmetrical pillar design which we can see in the main field of the design. The design is very elegant and subtle along with the delightful muted tones we would expect to see from an Anatolian carpet from this region woven around 1890-1900. The sludgy greens, pale greens, muted oranges on the ivory main background make for a beautiful combination of colours. This would sit happily in a drawing room to furnish around due to the gentle colours and de
A brand new beautiful modern Ersari carpet using a traditional pattern seen on antique pieces woven by Turkmenistan weavers with the large ‘Gul’ motifs. This new contemporary rug has been hand-woven with exceptional colours using natural dyes and all hand-spun wool. The variety of colours and depth of colour is quite stunning, these modern rugs are some of the best we have seen in over 25 years of business! We have worked closely with the family business who weave these rugs for a very long time
An antique Heriz carpet woven around 1910-1920 with a rarer and hard to find all over stylised leaf and floral motif design. Woven with great colours and abundance of pale blues, natural ivory whites and muted yellow dyes. The condition is very good with a high wool pile on this antique carpet from the North-West of Persia, the ends/fringes are secure and sides too. A very decorative and easy to place carpet, ideal for many rooms such as a study, dining room, living room or entrance hall. Heriz
A very sweet little antique Heriz rug made in north Persia with natural dyes that have mellowed well to make this a very attractive 120 year old rug. Woven around 1890-1900 the soft dyes are typical of this period of weaving. Along with the wonderful ‘Abrash’ which is the term for dye we can see in the blue particularly. Excellent pale greens too on an easy to place small oriental rug.
1829 Sampler by Elizabeth Watts. Framed in a wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Fixed to linen with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours greens, cream, gold, white, black and brown. Alphabets A-Z in upper case. Verse reads, ‘Jesus Permit thy Gracious Name to stand>As the first Effort of an Infant Hand>And while her Fingers on the Canvas move>Engage her tender thoughts to seek thy love>With thy dear childre
This rug was exported from Iran before 01/01/15 Silkinlaid Floral Design Nain Rug Size: 205x127 Cm Fine Hand-Knotted Rug, Hard to find this quality hand made rug, Very fine Weave, Touch of Silk on Cotton Base, Gorgeous Blues & Beige Tones dyed using traditional methods from the famous city of Nain. Foral Design Hand-wovenAdditional Information Length: 205cm Width: 131cm Material: Wool and SilkAge : 30-40 Pattern: Central Medallion Rug Origin: Nain (Persian) Make: CityCondition: In very good cond
SIZE: 386X295 CM 12.7X9.7 FT MAIN COLOUR: Red AGE: 50-100 MATERIAL: Wool KPSI: 120 CONDITION: The Pile is Worn Most Tabriz rugs have a powerful red or blue with contrasting ivory background. Softer greens, blues and browns can be found in newer carpets to meet modern tastes and interiors. Tabriz is the host to some of the most beautiful rugs in the world and can have the price tag to match. In general the knots are fairly dense but can range anywhere between 120-850 knots per square inch (KPSI).
This beautiful late 19th century antique Heriz carpet has just arrived into our inventory and we are delighted with it! It really is such a wonderful example with fantastic early muted dyes and in exceptional order. The wool pile is very high all over this antique carpet as these carpets were known for their durability and iron properties used in the wool. The colours and defined drawing of the medallion and corner areas are what make it such an interesting and desired carpet. The pale yellows a
A rare example of weaving this early Heriz rug dates from 1880-1890 in North-West Persia. Woven by an expert weaver with exceptional soft wool and Sarab like brown/beige dyes in the main field design accompanied by the deep blue indigo dyes. The open design with the well drawn star medallion and natural ivory wool border colour show such refinement and classical attributes from Tabriz. We initially thought this rug was a Tabriz rug, but the weave and palette are more consistent with early Heriz/
A beautiful pale antique Ziegler carpet from the famed and world renown Ziegler & Co workshop in Sultanabad, Persia dating from 1883-1890. Woven in the late 19th century with exceptional natural dyes which have faded wonderfully over the last 100 plus years. We can see clear changes in colour as we look down the carpet, which is called dye change known as abrash. This is not sun fading or damage to the carpet it is rather like beautiful patina on antique furniture. Abrash/dye change adds immense
An interesting Victorian carpet layer’s stretcher, having a metal toothed end. The fruitwood handle is carved twice with the maker, CWC & SONS, and ends with a large flat ring turned knop. The whole has a good colour and excellent patination.
A beautiful antique Ushak carpet with very pale colours, using pinks and soft purple tones and a light ivory border. The wool pile is very good on this antique carpet from Turkey with only minimal lower areas of pile. No major losses to the ends or side/selvedges, as far as decorative carpets go this one would be very easy to live with.
A really stunning and striking vivid antique Serapi carpet woven in the late 19th century with rich brilliant dyes from the golden era of Persian weaving. The deep intense reds combined with the dark greens and the pale green in the centre make this Serapi carpet one of the most exciting palettes. The condition for this 140 year old carpet is in extremely good original order with only minimal scattered areas of low pile. The fringes/ends have had some preservation at both ends with minimal rewea
A Bidjar Kelley runner, A Bidjar Kelley runner, c.1940, with stylised floral motifs on a blue field, 337 x 139cm, Viewing, 20 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 21 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 22 July 2019, 9am - 5pm 23 July 2019, from 9am, Condition Reports, Due to storage constraints, we will not be able to give condition reports until week commencing Monday 15 July. Removal of Lots, All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 2 August 2019. Furniture lots remaining after this date will be removed to: Perry Remov
In remarkable original condition this antique Karaja carpet has been woven with a beautiful traditional design and wonderful array of colours. The weave is exceptionally fine and the condition is outstanding with an excellent wool pile all over. The fringes and sides are in good condition too and enhance the appeal of this striking large antique piece. There are vivid blues and warm reds with soft sandy tones, a rare and marvellous carpet that would is extremely durable. It was woven around circ
A good looking all over design Indigo ground antique Mahal carpet. The deep indigo field with repeating floral motifs covering the whole piece. The border is a rich madder tone with greens, yellows and pale blues. The ivory white corner spandrels lighten the look of this antique carpet which was woven in the early part of the 20th century in the north west of Persia.
An early 20th century Bessarabian Kilim woven on a pale soft yellow background, gentle pink and grey toned flowers on this watery background design. Such a delicate and attractive decorative Kilim for 1920, condition wise it is perfect with no damage. These antique kilims are wonderful to place in rooms all over the home, we supply brilliant underlay with all our rugs which helps keep kilims secure on all types of floors.
‘LE SOIR’ 18TH CENTURY TAPESTRY AFTER JOSEPH VERNET Tapestry woven in wool and silk with female figures bathing by a river surrounded by rocks and trees. In the background is a village on a hillside. Surrounded by a border decorated with roses. Manufacture d’Aubusson, France c. 1775 HEIGHT: 247 cm (97¼”) WIDTH: 275 cm (108¼”)
A fabulous antique Serapi carpet. This piece was woven in The north west of Persia around 1880. With the beautiful colours and larger design it would look stunning under a dining table or in an entrance hall. Antique Serapi carpets are more intricate finer tribal weavings of the Heriz region hand-woven by Azerbaijan Turkish inhabitants close to the city of Heriz in North-West Persia.
A wonderfully colourful antique Khamseh kelleh with great abrash, dye change and lovely natural dyes. These tribal rugs from southern Persia have strong design similarities to the weavings of the Qasghai which share their attention to saturated color and intricate, stylized geometric motifs. Khamseh was a 19th-century confederation of tribes in Southern Persia similar in designs and colours to that of neighbouring Afshar. Designs often consist of boteh motifs, stylised connected medallion design
Woven on an ivory wool background and ivory border this antique Tabriz pictorial carpet is quite remarkable! The vast amount of animals is rather unusual as their is such variety. The ivory background throughout the carpet created by the weavers or the people who commissioned it over 100 years ago was a stroke of genius as it allows all the coloured animals to be seen clearly and takes you on a journey throughout the jungle! With Lions, snakes, bears and monkeys sitting on the backs of elephants
A stunning and rare antique Heriz kelleh dating from the late 19th century, the colours and design are simply beautiful. Woven with a geometric stylised flower and leaf design in the main field and a large scrolling border design, often Heriz carpets will have larger medallions or bigger patterns this piece is classed as a rarer all over pattern. These designs are extremely rare to come across, especially in this amazing original condition. The variation of pale blues, brick red tones, pale gree
An absolutely stunning antique Serapi carpet with one of the most beautiful borders we have ever seen in a Serapi. The mellow colours are typical of the finer weavings from Serapi using fantastic green and terracotta dyes. The border is exceptional as it is 2 feet wide and has been drawn beautifully. Serapi carpets are more intricate finer tribal weavings of the Heriz region hand-woven by Azerbaijan Turkish inhabitants close to the city of Heriz in North-West Persia.
A North-West Persian Heriz runner, A North-West Persian Heriz runner, late 20th century, with geometric motifs on a deep red field, 468 x 110cm, Viewing, 20 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 21 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 22 July 2019, 9am - 5pm 23 July 2019, from 9am, Condition Reports, Due to storage constraints, we will not be able to give condition reports until week commencing Monday 15 July. Removal of Lots, All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 2 August 2019. Furniture lots remaining after this date
A late 18th Century Aubusson tapestry rug, that has antique restoration which is apparent over this Tapestry rug, which has been well preserved. On a linen backing, this wonderful floral patterned 200 year old Aubusson has refined leaves and flowers connecting around a charming small central medallion. The dyes from this period are faded due to the pieces age. A decorative wall hanging which could be used on the floor in low used areas such as a bedroom.
A Tabriz Kelley runner, A Tabriz Kelley runner, c.1900, with geometric motifs on a blue, green and red field, 434 x 129cm, Viewing, 20 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 21 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 22 July 2019, 9am - 5pm 23 July 2019, from 9am, Condition Reports, Due to storage constraints, we will not be able to give condition reports until week commencing Monday 15 July. Removal of Lots, All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 2 August 2019. Furniture lots remaining after this date will be removed to: Pe
An exquisite scrolling all over design on this refined antique Amritsar carpet woven in the late 19th century. The variety of dyes are famous with these luxurious fine carpets from India, using light blues, yellows, teal, burgundies and mauves. The gold yellow tones on the highly refined scrolling leaves appear to float over the light mauve background and the light green floral star designs are delicate too. Amritsar adapted their traditional carpet designs to correspond with western tastes and
A Tekke design Afghan runner, A Tekke design Afghan runner, c.1990, woven on a silk foundation with geometric motifs, on shades of light madder red, 301 x 87cm, Viewing, 20 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 21 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 22 July 2019, 9am - 5pm 23 July 2019, from 9am, Condition Reports, Due to storage constraints, we will not be able to give condition reports until week commencing Monday 15 July. Removal of Lots, All lots should be removed by 5pm on Friday 2 August 2019. Furniture lots remaining
A simply beautiful and elegant antique Kashan carpet with a classical detailed pattern of flowing flowers and vines. The ivory white corner spandrels along with pale blues and variety of terracotta red background tones create a wonderful palette. The intricate design would have been drawn on paper which is known as a cartoon, allowing the accomplished weavers to create this exceptional work of art. These carpets where woven in workshops and more often commissioned for the western market in the e
Chenille type flower basket embroidery. Framed in an old, gilded, gesso frame with rippled, old glass. Glued (we believe, though not inspected out of the frame) to wood backing, around the outer edges. The embroidery is worked in chenille wool and metallic thread in a variety of stitches, on a silk ground. Colours greens, cream, red, yellow, gold and brown. Picture depicts a large basket of flowers. Signed with initials ‘MR’ (Possibly) to front of basket.