antique timuri main carpet yaqoub khani subtribe borderlands of northeastern persia and north western afghanistan

Antique Timuri Main Carpet, Yaqoub Khani Sub-Tribe, Borderlands of North-Eastern Persia and North Western Afghanistan.


Price

£6,950
| $9,057 USD | €8,273 EUR


Item Ref

BM/SJTimuri

Description

This fabulous Timuri Yaqoub Khani carpet is in remarkable condition - full pile throughout with complete, original kilim and brocade skirts each end and no restoration whatsoever. Made circa 1870-1880, this carpet has been in a private collection to date and treasured.
The stunning indigo-blue ground contains a wealth of Timuri symbolism with highlights of magenta silk throughout. I would say this carpet was undoubtedly made for someone of importance and thus survived the hardships of nomadic life on the Persian/Afghan borderlands. Note at the very base of the field design, six stylised quadrupeds. Charming!
This is a rare carpet from the 19th century Timuri and very collectable in today's marketplace.
Size: 2.74m x 1.52m (9' 0" x 5' 0").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/SJTimuri


Dimensions

Height = 274 cm (108")
Width = 152 cm (60")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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