Lot 5

PERSIAN ANTIQUE TABA TABRIZ HAND KNOTTED RUG – 9.6 x 12.6

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PERSIAN ANTIQUE TABA TABRIZ HAND KNOTTED RUG – 9.6 x 12.6

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Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000

Starting Bid: $600

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June 28, 2022 3:00 PM EDT
Mechanicsville, VA, US

Description:

Antique Persian Tabriz rug was hand knotted in Iran of 100% natural wool and has a cotton foundation, is 70+ years old, has medium to low, wool piles and is in excellent condition for its age. Beautiful colors with excellent quality. No holes or repairs, nice and soft. This rug was acquired directly from an established rug merchant. Clean and ready to be enjoyed. Recent embargoes by the U.S. against Iranian goods should cause the value of these rugs to increase.

    Provenance:
  • Acquired from a Virginia estate.
  • Dimensions:
  • 9ft 6in x 12ft 6in
  • Medium:
  • Handknotted Rug
  • Circa:
  • 1950s
  • Notes:
  • Perhaps one of the most notable and predominant producers of commercial grade tabriz rugs from the 3rd quarter 20th century (1950s-1970s) were rugs made in the Tabatabai workshop in Tabriz, Iran. Commonly ranging in standard area rug sizes of 3ft x 5ft all the way to 12ft x 20ft. These rugs were hand knotted almost exclusively made with wool pile and cotton foundation. Tabatabai Tabriz rugs are among the more easily identifiable oriental rugs from Tabriz in regards to design, color palette and construction. The field and borders would often feature an ornate design proportionate to knot density, at times incorporating a hunting scene with deer and other animals. The most common field colors were ivory, orange/rust, light and dark blue. There were very few Tabatabai rugs made with any alternative field color. Accent colors throughout the weavings often included mint/pistachio green, light and dark browns, un-dyed black sheep wool, cinnibar red, peach, pink and the previously mentioned field colors.
  • Condition:
  • Excellent

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$100 $299 $25
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$750 $999 $100
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$2,000 $2,499 $250
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