Antique and Decorative Rugs & Carpets

1 May 2003, starting at 9:00 UTC.

Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

lots

A Heriz Carpet, North West Persia, 9 ft 7 in x 6 ft 8 in (262 x 283 cm)

A Mahal carpet, West Persia, the indigo field having an all over floral pattern framed by ivory spandrels and a madder leaf and palmette border,

A large Beshir carpet, Afghanistan, the burgundy field having twelve columns of twenty six quartered guls framed by multiple geometric borders,

A Chinese silk & metal thread rug, Peking, 250cm x 158cm

A Tabriz carpet, North West Persia, the ivory field centred by a pale madder roundel pendant medallion, framed by indigo spandrels and a pale madderleaf and palmette border,

A Kuba Shirvan rug, East Caucasus, 206cm x 115cm

A Meshkin runner, North West Persia, the raspberry field centred by a column of four hexagonal madder and indigo medallions, framed by a mustard flowerhead border,

A Tabriz carpet, North West Persia, the ivory field having an all over design of floral trees, hunting scenes framed by an ivory border of flowering trees and zoomorphic motifs,

A Khamseh rug, South West Persia, the indigo field centred by a column of three ivory lozenge medallions containing the Kashgai shield framed by madder boteh spandrels and a mustard meander border,

A Lilihan runner, West Persia, the salmon pink field of vases issuing flowers centred by two floral cruciform tracery medallions framed by an indigo meandering floral vine and vase border,

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Auction information
This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

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VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.