ONLINE AUCTION | October. 29 12:00pm - November. 8 3:00pm

EXCEPTIONAL RUGS & CARPETS

Buyer's Premium: 

22% (2% discount on cash or debit)

Gardner Galleries are pleased to present a special and diverse collection of hand-knotted wool and silk rugs & carpets in a variety of sizes and colours. These carpets have been well cared for and are worthy of your attention. Highlights include an antique Lilihan, rarely seen Azeri, two pristine Sarouks, rare antique Pictorial and attractive Kazak designs amongst other noteworthy examples of equal interest.

Viewing is recommended and for those unable to attend in person, Gardner Galleries will gladly provide condition reports over the phone or by e-mail. The auctioneers have made a sincere effort to photograph any significant flaws but minor imperfections will not be noted.

While shipping by Canada Post is not available for this auction, delivery may be possible from Windsor to Toronto. Please contact our office for a shipping quote prior to bidding.

Viewing

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1

PERSIAN CARPET

Quality Kashan designed carpet featuring a very strong weave and tight nap; navy blue background; hand-knotted; measures 10ft 4in x 8ft

Current Bid: $3000
2

IMPORTANT ANTIQUE PERSIAN PICTORIAL CARPET

A highly collectible and rare carpet featuring a full garden pattern and early design elements, circa 1900-1910; edges exhibit slight age-related wear as expected for a carpet of this age; hand-kno

Current Bid: $1200
3

AZERBAIJAN CAUCASIAN KAZAK

A very good example from this historic weaving district; hand-knotted; measures 7ft 4in x 4ft 6in

Current Bid: $445
4

PERSIAN SILK CARPET

Hand-knotted silk pile; a high quality, solid, durable carpet; measures 6ft 5in x 4ft

Current Bid: $575
5

PERSIAN SAROUK

Room size quality Sarouk measuring 11ft 9in x 8ft 7in, "as new" condition; consignor advised this carpet has been kept rolled and never used since original purchase; hand-knotted; value i

Current Bid: $2001
6

AFGHANISTAN PRAYER RUG

Nomadic prayer rug with unique architectural motifs above hanging lantern, tree-of-life, etc.; hand-knotted; old German label verso; measures 3ft 8in x 2ft 2in

Current Bid: $380
7

COLLECTORS ANTIQUE PERSIAN BAKHTIARI

Circa 1920 featuring the cypress garden design and previously used as a stunning wall hanging; hanging loops are removable if so desired; hand-knotted; measures 6ft 2in x 4ft 6in

Current Bid: $505
8

VALUABLE AZERI CARPET

A distinctive hand-knotted quality carpet with an indigo blue background; measures 9ft 4in x 8ft

Current Bid: $651
9

TURKOMAN MOTIF CARPET

Diamond lozenges against a steel grey background; fine wool and weave; hand-knotted; measures 5ft 10in x 4ft 1in

Current Bid: $385
10

PERSIAN CARPET

Quality hand-knotted thick wool pile in jewel tones, "as new" condition; the consignor advised this carpet has been kept rolled and never used following original purchase; measures 10ft x

Current Bid: $800
11

PERSIAN CARPET

Fine detailed weaving with lustrous pile (possibly silk); hand-knotted; measures 5ft 8in x 3ft 1in

Current Bid: $300
12

PERSIAN CARPET

Attractive geometric Kazak design with triple medallion; hand-knotted; measures 8ft 10in x 5ft 7in

Current Bid: $650
13

PERSIAN CARPET

Handsome and very interesting Caucasian pattern in a large room size carpet; tactile wool and hand-knotted; measures 12ft x 9ft 1in

Current Bid: $3101
14

PERSIAN TEKKE TURKOMAN

A classic timeless design, well-executed with precision; hand-knotted; measures 6ft 6in x 4ft 7in

Current Bid: $500
15

EARLY PERSIAN GARDEN CARPET

'Birds of paradise' amongst detailed garden imagery; hand-knotted, possibly silk; measures 6ft 6in x 4ft 2in

Current Bid: $2350
16

PRINCESS BOKHARA

Fine wool and weave in a seldom seen colour; hand-knotted; measures 5ft 1in x 3ft

Current Bid: $300
17

ANTIQUE PERSIAN LILIHAN

Beautiful colours, a rare survivor (circa 1910) measuring 10ft 2in x 8ft 5in; hand-knotted; slight pile and edge wear commensurate with age

Current Bid: $2600
18

KAZAK DESIGN CARPET

Desirable tribal pattern with rich jewel-tone colours; hand-knotted; measures 6ft 9in x 5ft 7in

Current Bid: $660
19

PERSIAN TABRIZ

Traditional Tabriz with a hand-knotted thick wool pile; measures 5ft 9in x 3ft 10in

Current Bid: $280
20

PERSIAN SAROUK

Superb quality Sarouk measuring 10ft 6in x 7ft 4in; "as new" condition; the consignor advised this carpet has been kept rolled and never used since original purchase; hand-knotted; value

Current Bid: $2827
21

PRAYER RUG

Traditional example (possibly silk) with tree-of-life in full bloom and 'birds of paradise'; hand-knotted; measures 3ft 2in x 2ft 3in

Current Bid: $160
22

CAUCASIAN SHIRVAN CARPET

Hand-knotted historic design full of interesting animal and bird life, measuring 5ft 10in x 3ft 9in; note: some colour dislocation

Current Bid: $350
23

PERSIAN CARPET

Earyl to mid-20th century measuring 11ft 8in x 8ft 8in; hand-knotted; Provenance: Henry Morgan Company, Montreal

Current Bid: $2300
24

TWO PERSIAN NOMADIC BAGS/PILLOWS

Collectors antique Persian Afshar saddle bag measuring 4ft x 2ft 9in; together with an early nomads tent bag measuring 22in square; both hand-knotted; could be stuffed to make interesting pillows

Current Bid: $915
25

NOTEWORTHY PERSIAN WOOL & SILK

Superfine quality with lustrous wool in navy and ruby red, highlighted by ivory silk throughout; hand-knotted; measures 7ft x 4ft 9in

Current Bid: $525
26

CHINESE ART DECO CARPET

Circa 1930 with lustrous wool pile measuring 4ft x 2ft; hand-knotted

Current Bid: $117
27

PERSIAN CARPET

Attractive, hard to find warm gold colour tones in a durable, well-made carpet; hand-knotted; measures 9ft 2in x 6ft 2in

Current Bid: $900
28

THREE MINIATURE RUGS

A unique trio of hand-knotted rugs, each measuring approximately 12in square

Current Bid: $75