An exceptional early 16th century Ushak Medallion Carpet West Anatolia, 430cm x 225cm
Lot 95TP
An exceptional early 16th century Ushak Medallion Carpet
West Anatolia, 430cm x 225cm
Sold for £ 181,250 (US$ 240,831) inc. premium

Important Design

25 Apr 2018, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
An exceptional early 16th century Ushak Medallion Carpet
West Anatolia,
the madder ground with overall lapis blue palmette vines around a central large deep blue ogival medallion containing interlaced arabesques and floral motifs, flanked to each side by a pair of green, yellow edged medallions and pendants inset with radiating red palmettes and arabesques, with a further two smaller medallions of the same floral motif in red above and below the central ogival, within a deep indigo border with vine leaf and floral motifs
430cm x 225cm

Saleroom notices

  • Provenance: Purchased by the present vendor from The Aita collection, Exceptional carpets (Christie's 18th October, 2001).
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