Lot 6
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Circa 1930s
Approx. 7ft 9in x 3ft 1in (240.7 x 94.7 cms)
Wool pile, natural dye

This carpet is from Khotan in East Turkestan which fell on the silk route trade and has influences from China, India and Persia amongst others. It has an unusual lilac color field of dull lialic is scattered with angular floral and geometric motifs.The central motif is that of a pomegranate tree and traditionally the pomegranate symbol means abundance, fertility, lusciousness, generosity and union.Used in many cultures as a symbol of marriage, fertility, and love, the pomegranate with its leathery outer skin and its pink juicy, sweet interior is a symbol of encompassing bliss, reminiscent of passion and luxury.
The carpets from this region are characterized by spacious designs and are usually narrow and long.

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  Lot 6 of 70  

27-28 NOVEMBER 2012

Rs 1,00,000 - 1,25,000
$1,890 - 2,360

Winning Bid
Rs 1,01,124
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