West Central Persian
11' 4" x 15' 10" (345cm x 483cm) Late 19th Century
$50,000, with 20% courtesy: $40,000
SULTANABAD, West Central Persian
11' 4" x 15' 10"
345cm x 483cm
Late 19th Century
Of exceptional quality, this superb antique oversize Sultanabad carpet with a widely sought-after ivory field exemplifies many of the prized attributes of the best pieces in the Persian Sultanabad style. Its broad naturally dyed palette, tremendous articulation and crystalline clarity of every motif allow the combined medallion and allover pattern format to achieve an exquisite balance between all elements. Unexpected details, such as the intricate border treatments of the medallion and reserve, are executed with consummate skill and precision. At approximately 140 years old, it remains in wonderful floor condition.
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