Khotan Antique Oriental Rug 4’0” X 6’5” #7912

This circa 1900 Khotan Antique Oriental Rug measures 4’0” X 6’5”. It has a center medallion consisting of an eight pointed star outlined in Khotan pink. The upper and lower corners of the field contain flowers in pale grey with some pink. The upper end shows an abrash with a modified Memling gul. At the bottom the gul serves as the center point for what appears to be a floral grouping. All four corners contain a butterfly facing towards the center. All of this is on a red ground with an abrash across the top 10 inches. Very attractive. The center is encompassed by three borders each with a grey green background. The interior ones consist of red icons. The major border consists of a variant of an often seen K border that appears, when viewed in a special way, to be  a man with his arms curled over his chest as if he’s about to hug someone. Very cute. The minor outer border is rather odd. It consists of various numbers of squares connected to each other with a slanted rectilinear design on three sides with the fourth side being totally different. The rug show a lot of asymmetry. For its age this rug is in very good condition. Three ends and one side are complete. One of the edges needs a little work which if it irritates you can be fixed. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $75.00.

Antique Khotan Oriental Rug 4’0” X 7’0” #7883

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This 4th quarter 19th century Khotan measures 4’0” X 7’0” (122 x 213 cm). It has a very pale apricot field with 3 medallions, the center one holding a pomegranate design. There is Chinese fretwork in the corners of the field in aubergine. There is much aubergine in this rug. There is very nicely drawn and spaced Khotan border. The pile is evenly low. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $75.00.

 

 

#6683 Antique Khotan Rug 6’0″ X 10’5″

Khotan antique Rug

This 19th century Khotan measures 6’0” x 10’5”. It has a salmon colored field containing a standing urn with a pomegranate tree growing out of it. The corners are worked in lotus blossoms. The inner border contains a ghostly meandering flower head design. The secondary border has a meandering vine and flower head design on a peach ground. The outer border has a coin design. This rug has excellent pile. There is a small reweave in the extreme edges from probably 100 years ago. It is clean and ready to go. It is a stunning example of nomad art. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance of $95.

#6682 Antique Khotan Rug 4’6″ X 6’7″

Khotan antique Rug

This 19th century Khotan measures 4’6” x 6’7”. It has a lotus plant in ivory and very very pale green coming out of a rockery at the base of the navy blue field surrounded by a very pale ivory to gray border with a ghostly design in chevrons and Greek key. It is  surrounded with a navy blue border containing symbols of good luck. The rug is 95% full pile. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance of $75.

#6723 Antique Khotan Rug 5’9″ X 9’0″

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This circa 1880 Khotan antique Oriental Rug measures 5 ‘ 9” x 9’ 0 “. This fantastic carpet has a bittersweet field with two medallions which are drawn in a three stage 3- d effect. The outer portion of the medallion is in pale aubergine with a very pale green flower head motif.  The next stage, proceeding inward, repeats the field color of bittersweet with ivory flower heads.  Proceeding inwards is an elongated circle with a modified wave motif.  This is a very interesting combination which I have never seen before. This rug is in essentially mint condition with full pile.  The ends and sides are complete.  This rug is clean and ready to go.The buyer pays the shipping and insurance of $95.

#7509 Antique Khotan Rug 5’0″ X 8’1″

7509 Kotan

This mid 19th century Khotan Oriental rug measures 5’0” x 8’1” (152 x 246 cm). It has a pale camel field containing three medallions. The corners are worked in a modified Greek key Chinese fretwork combination motif. The center medallion is pomegranate motif in blue. The two end medallions are radiating triangle in red, ivory, blue and camel. This rug has evenly low pile. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $95.

#7064 Antique Khotan Carpet 4’8″ X 6’7″

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This circa 1920 Khotan carpet measures 4’8” x 6’7”.  It has a pale lime green field with orange, pinkand brown flowers in the center.  The rug has good pile.  The ends and sides are intact.  It is clean and ready to go.  The buyer pays shipping of $75.

#6203 Antique Khotan Oriental Rug 4’11” X 8’1″

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This circa 1920 Khotan antique carpet measures 4’11” x 8’1”. It has four standing urns in pink and green on a red ground with flowers sprouting from each. It has a pale green border with flower heads. There is a small patch as photographed. The rug is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping and insurance of $75.

#6795 Antique Khotan Rug 5’10” X 9’0″

6795 Khotan

This circa 1920 antique Khotan rug measures 5 ‘10” x 9’ 0 “. It has a fantastically drawn scene of a house on the water with a lovely tiled roof sitting among a grove of trees.  A boat under sail is going by with two men aboard, heading downstream to the sea.  There is a large lighthouse in the background.  What is the most beautiful and unexpected is the sky.  The clouds are catching the sun in the most glorious and fantastic manner with yellows, golds, and purples filling the upper field serving as a magnificent backdrop to this rural scene.   This carpet is essentially mint for its age and type.  It is truly a work of art.  The buyer pays the shipping of $95.

#7790 Khotan Vintage Rug 4’8″ X 8’8″

7790 Khotan

This mid-20th century Khotan Oriental  Rug measures 4’8” x 8’8”. It has three medallions in red, aubergine and very pale green on a pale yellow ground. There are four pale aubergine medallions separating two pair of pomegranate corners done in Chinese fretwork. The major border has typical Khotan open work. The minor border on a light blue ground has a meandering vine and leaf motif. The outer border is a deep clear red with an asymmetric floral and geometric design. This rug is essentially perfect for its age. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping which includes insurance of $95.

#7393 Antique Khotan Oriental Rug 6’6′ X 12’10”

7393 Khotan

This circa 1920 Antique Khotan Oriental rug from Turkestan measures 6’6” x 12’10” ( 201 x 406 cm). It has two large diamond medallions on a very pale blue ground. The diamonds have a kaleidoscopic effect starting small and expanding into ever larger designs just like a kaleidoscope. The corners are worked in a pomegranate motif encompassed with five totally different borders. I really do not have the language to describe these borders. Take a look at the images. The rug is full pile. The ends and sides are complete. The rug is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping with insurance of $100.

#7359 Antique Khotan Saf Rug 3’8″ x 14’0″

7359 Khotansaf

This 18th century, for sure, or possibly 17th century Khotan Saf measures 3’8” x 14’0” (115 x 425 cm) . It has two dog eared corners and four bites on the edges. There is a small hole in the left corner and degradation at each end, but not much. One end still has the selvedge. The rug makes heavy use of aubergine and yellow. There is a repeated tree of life motif in each of the 13 prayer compartments. The spandrels display six different motifs. I have never had anything like this. I  bought it in Central Asia in the Spring of 2012. Make an offer.

Antique Kuba Bidjov Runner Oriental Rug 3’8” X 10’8” #7909

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This circa 1850-1875 Kuba Bidjov runner measures 3’8” X 10’8”. It has a dark brown field containing the very rare and very well-known Bidjov design in tobacco, ivory, light blue, maroon, Khotan pink and butter yellow with the design running up the center as in all Bidjovs. A modified meandering vine and flower runs along the inner border. The next border has pale rose colored flowers on a darker rose ground. An interesting little touch in the flowers is that some of the centers of the flowers are in ivory and some are in blue or black. The outer main border is a running dog motif in ivory, blue and touches of red. The rug is basically full pile or if you are really touchy it could be considered evenly low. After all, it is a brown ground rug. The ends and sides are complete. It is clean and ready to go. The buyer pays the shipping which includes insurance of $100.00.

 

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