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ES1951 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3"
$SOLD
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Antique Persian Rug

ES1951 Bidjar Small Rug.

Age: 1900-1910

These are my absolute favorite rugs to buy, sell and own! The epitome of an heirloom rug. This piece is in “Time Capsule” or mint condition with the original edges, end finishes and full, uniform pile throughout. Glowing natural colors and an extremely fine weave, like a stained glass window done in wool. Plus the rarer, smaller format. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900-1910.                   3-8″ x 5-3″/ $SOLD

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RS0505 Ant Karadja Rug 4-4
$SOLD
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Antique Persian Rug

RS0505 Karadja Rug.

Age: 1880-1900

Charming graphics with unusual proportions. Note the extra large guard border with a repeating, ‘Dragons Head’ design and this is done on an abrashed, camel hair back ground. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900-1910. 4-4″ x 6-1″/ $SOLD

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SN0608 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3"
$3,500
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Antique Persian Rug

SN0608 Bidjar Small Rug. These are my absolute favorite rugs to buy, sell and own! The epitome of an heirloom rug. This piece is in excellent condition with the original edges and most of the original end finishes fully intact, uniform pile throughout, with just very minor signs of use. Glowing natural colors and an iconic Bidjar design almost always seen in the 4′ x 6′ size, this is the rarer, smaller format. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1910-1915.                        3-8″ x 5-3″/ $3,500.

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SN0713 Bidjar Dozar Rug 4-4" x 8-3"
$POR
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Antique Persian Dozar

SN0713 Bidjar Dozar Rug. Just a bench mark example of the type, one would be very hard pressed to find a better piece. Completely original condition, very good pile and the deepest saturation of dyes imaginable. This piece is published three times and why there are only three dancing girls is only left to the viewers imagination.                        Circa 1870/ 4-4″ x 8-3″/ $O.R.

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JQ1015 Serapi Med Carpet 9-3" x 12-7"
$22,000
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Antique Persian Carpet

JQ1015 Serapi Carpet. Fresh arrival and we are very excited to have this, open field, antique Serapi carpet added to inventory. Good, uniformly low pile condition with areas of, very hi quality, professional restoration. Earlier than most, note how the ivory surround goes completely around from spandrell to spandrell. This is characteristic of an earlier piece.                                                     Circa 1870/ 9-3″ x 12-7″/ $22,000

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RK8204 Mohajeran Small Rug 3-3" x 4-10"
$2,700
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Antique Persian Rug

RK8204 Mohajeran Sarouk Small Rug. Just a delightful antique Mohajeran Sarouk, smaller version rug. This example is more open, more freely drawn and much more finely woven than the examples that will post date it. Characteristic deep, cobalt abrashed, indigo ground. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1910-1915.                        3-3″ x 4-1o″/ $2,700.

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AN9121 Heriz Med Carpet 8-9" x 12-6"
$11,200
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Antique Persian Carpet

AN1921 Heriz Carpet. A very nicely drawn antique Heriz carpet    and in very good, un restored condition. Rich natural dyes and desirable ivory ground spandrells. This is complemented with a larger scale, indigo ground main border with a well articulated, “Turtle Palmette” motif.  The original edges and ends are intact.       Circa 1910/ 8-9″ x 12-6″/ $11,200

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BZ0214 Karadja Runner 2-10" x 15-1"
$8,200
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Antique Persian Runner

BZ0214 Karadja Runner. An absolute classic example of the type and earlier than the majority of these that one will see. Nice fine weave, classic shield medallions done on a richly abrashed, indigo back ground.  The type of piece that only shows up every three to five years and in the rarer, less than 3′ wide width. Pure art for the floor. Circa 1880/2-10″ x 15-1″/ $8,700

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DI1201 Heriz Med Runner 3-3
$4300
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Antique Persian Runner

DI1201 Heriz Runner.

Age: 1900 -1910

A charming piece with a large scale, Caucasian- “Eagle Kazak” medallion repeat. Great wool quality and condition combine in a very memorable design. Small areas of very minor, hi quality repair. 3-3″ x 13-4″/ $4,300

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HG0712 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3"
$2,200
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Antique Persian Rug

HG0712 Bidjar Small Rug. While not quite a genuine antique yet, this charming, small format Bidjar is as about as good as they get from this time period. Terrific wool, fine weave and excellent condition combine harmoniously in a very complex Herati design. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1930.

3-8″ x 5-3″/ $2,200.

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AS1013 Bidjar Small Rug 3-4" x 5-3"
$SOLD
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Antique Persian Rug

AS1013 Bidjar Small Rug.

Age: 1890-1900

These are our absolute favorite rugs to buy, sell and own! The epitome of an heirloom rug. This piece is in excellent condition with the original edges and the original end finishes fully intact, uniform pile throughout, with just very minor signs of use. Color count is in the teens in this piece. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900+. 3-4″ x 5-3″/ $4,500.

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CH1030 Heriz Long Rug 3-7" x 12-6"
$6,700
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Antique Persian Runner

CH1030 Heriz Long Rug. An absolute classic example of the type and earlier than the majority of these that one will see. Barbaric beauty combine in this absolutely time capsuled condition example which is done on a very unusual wool foundation. Art for the floor that will last generations. 3-7″ x 12-6″ Circa 1900/ $6,700

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HM6121 Kurd Long Rug 4-10
$5,700
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Antique Long Rug

HM6121 Kurdish Long Rug.

Age: 1875

Bold ivory ground borders frame a primitive tribal/ village inspired field graphic done on a slightly corrosive dark brown ground. Very good condition for the age. Art for the floor that will last generations. 4-10″ x 12-0″ Circa 1875/ $5,700

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CC0127 Farahan Poshti
$4,100
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Antique Persian Poshti

ES1951 Farahan Poshti. Considered by many to be the closet parallel to the tribal dowry tradition done in an urban setting. Always woven in pairs, these would be given as a gifts to the bride and groom in wealthy Persian families. Like the best tribal pieces, the finest materials are used and the pairs would be commissioned. This example has long been separated from it’s other half and has the architecture of an early Serapi carpet. Treasured by collectors for obvious reasons but mostly the non commercial aspect of not being made to be sold. 336 knots per square inch. 1-6″ x 2-10″. Circa 1880.

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HK0125 Farahan Rug 3-4" x 4-11"
$5,000
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Antique Persian Rug

HK0125 Farahan Sarouk Small Rug.  Stunning range of color and quality of wool that is second to none. Having an all over floral boquet repeat on a subtly abrashed, indigo back ground. Original end finish is present at one end. Rarer smaller format piece with over 250 knots per square inch. 3-4″ x 4-11″/ $5,000.

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HS1217 Serab Runner 2-1" x 8-10"
$2,400
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Antique Persian Runner

HS1217 Serab Small Runner.  This type of piece is still reasonably hard to find because fewer were made in this smaller format and the ones that were, were used and in doing so were worn out. Having an all over floral boquet repeat with birds on a subtly abrashed, possibly camel hair, ground. Original end finish is present at one end. Rarer smaller format piece. 2-1″ x 8-10″/ $2,400.

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SB0206 Karadja Runner 3-0
$SOLD
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Antique Persian Runner

SB0206 Karadja Runner. This piece is not from our inventory but is available and is an absolute classic example of the type plus earlier than the majority of these that one will see. Nice fine weave, classic shield medallions done on a richly abrashed, camel back ground.  The type of piece that only shows up every three to five years. Pure art for the floor. Circa 1900, 3-0″ x 13-5″/ $SOLD

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SB0207 Karadja Runner 2-9" x 11-0"
$6,700
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Antique Persian Runner

SB0207 Karadja Runner. This piece is not from our collection but is available and has amazing character and is in great condition. Nice fine weave, classic shield medallions done on a crisp ivory  ground. Rare, narrow size. Pure art for the floor. Circa 1910, 2-9″ x 11-0″/ $6,700

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SB0208 Karabagh Long Rug 3-7" x 10-2"
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Antique Caucasian Long Rug

SB0208 Karabagh Long Rug. This piece is not from our collection but is available and has amazing character and is in very good condition. Typical weave, classic graphics done on a corrosive brown ground creating a dynamic sculpted effect . Pure art for the floor. Circa 1880, 3-7″ x 10-2″/ $6,700

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SB0210 Karadja Runner 3-3" x 11-8"
$6,200
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Antique Persian Runner

SB0210 Karadja/ Heriz Runner. This piece is not from our collection but is available and has amazing character and is in very good condition. Typical weave, classic graphics done on an abrashed indigo back ground . Pure art for the floor. DATED 1914, 3-3″ x 11-8″/ $6,700

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SB0209 Serapi Med Carpet 12-0
$55,000
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Antique Persian Carpet

SB0209 Serapi Carpet.

Age: 1875

This piece is not from our collection but we are very excited to represent this, open field, antique Serapi carpet in inventory. Good, uniformly low pile condition with minor lower areas. Rare color combination and free of paint and repair. Circa 1870/ 12-0″ x 16-0″/ $55,000

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HG0226 Karadja Small Rug 3-1
$3,500
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Antique Persian Rug

HG0226 Karadja Small Rug.

Age: 1880 -1900

Classic architecture with an unusual camel wool ground medallion. Fine weave with very good pile, original edges and end finishes are present. Rare in this small format. Made in a village, NW Persia        3-1″ x 4-7″/ $3,500

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EF0229 Malayir Small Rug 2-8
$3,200
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Antique Persian Small Rug

EF0229 Malayir Small Rug.

Age: 1900

Not quite a mat and not nearly a rug, these in between sized pieces are rare as few were made and the audience tended to put them in higher traffic areas where they would be worn to oblivion. Uniform pile throughout, with just very minor signs of use. Glowing natural colors and, speak for it’s self, great content. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900.                       2-8″ x 4-0″/ $2,200.

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GR1019 Karadja Small Rug 2-3
$SOLD
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Antique Persian Small Rug

GR1019 Karadja Small Rug.

Age: 1880 -1890

This one is closer to a mat in size and has a hypnotic, boteh field design done on a rich indigo ground. This is framed by a flamboyantly large main border containing organic, large scale ‘turtle palmette’ motifs. One of one that we have ever seen quite like this. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900.                       2-8″ x 4-0″/ $SOLD

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GV0413 Malayir Med Mat 2-7" x 3-8"
$1,100$875
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Antique Persian Mat

GV0413 Malayir Mat. Comfort food in an antique rug. Classic book binding design. Good color and decent age, small scale Herati design done on a glowing red ground. All natural colors. Minor lower areas. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1910. 2-7″ x 3-8″/ $1,100.

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HG0302 Ersari Small Rug 3-3
$SOLD
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Antique Ersari Turkoman Small Rug

HG0302 Ersari Small Rug.

Age: 1880-1900

This antique Turkoman has the springiest wool, freshly washed and just in from the field. Who knows where this piece grew old but someone was a proper steward for it’s care. I conic design boiled down into a very rare format with the original end finishes intact. Circa 1900/ 3-2″ x 4-5″/ $SOLD

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TB0322 Kurd Fragmentary Rug 3-5" x 5-1"
$1,200
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Antique Persian Fragmentary Rug

TB0322 Kurd Fragmentary Rug. While this piece is missing it’s main border all the way around, the field design becomes even more compelling because of the the slim border remaining. A very large, exaggerated ‘Herati’ design that looks like a group of multi colored lanterns lit from within. Uniformly worn with some minor lower areas.  Made in a village, NW Persia around 1880. 3-5″ x 5-1″/ $1,400.

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JS1127 Heriz Small Carpet 6-11" x 9-9"
$11,200
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Antique Persian Small Carpet

JS1127 Heriz small carpet. Like a stained glass window done in wool.  All of the charming characteristics fans love about old Heriz carpets are present in this piece. Wonderful uniform condition with only minor lower areas. Original edges and ends are intact.         Circa 1910; 6-11″  x 9-9″/ $11,200

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JS1021 Heriz Small Carpet 7-0" x 9-6"
$7,200
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Antique Persian Small Carpet

JS1021 Heriz small carpet. Time capsule condition, everything original. Having the so called “Dragon” design with the most saturated colors. Apears to have grown old in a cedar chest.        Circa 1910-1920; 7-0″  x 9-6″/ $7,200

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BH0613 Cloudband Kazak 4-10
$10,500
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Antique Cloudband Kazak

BH0613 Cloudband or so called Chonderesk Kazak.

Age: 1875

This piece is fresh to the market having been in the same local collection for the past 45 years. It sat folded like a blanket and stored in a cedar chest, this piece has not seen the light of day until just recently. Full of  saturated, juicy, dyes and tons of asymmetry. Brown wefted which most consider to be the older type. Original edges and ends, one very small older repair in upper left corner. Oxidation to browns throughout; 4-10″ x 7-10″ Circa 1875 / $10,500

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WI0819 Serab Carpet Medallion 8-7" x 13-7"
$22,500
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Antique Serab Carpet

WIo809 Serab Main Carpet. Good uniform condition and older than most. The design speaks for it’s self. Oxidation to browns;                8-7″ x 13-6″ Circa 1875 / $22,500

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GR1017 Serapi Runner (all-over) 3-0
$12,500
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Antique Serapi Runner

GR1017 Serapi runner. This is the type of piece, as a dealer, you only come across once in a career. Real Serapi runners are rare in any format or design and many of the surviving examples are conditionally challenged. This example is both highly unusual and in remarkable condition for the age. Original edges and ends are intact and the piece is free of any restoration. Stunning ivory background and older than most, the design speaks for it’s self. Oxidation to browns;   3-o″ x 11-0″       Circa 1875 / $12,500

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JS0911 Bakhtiari "Animal Garden Rug" 4-4" x 6-5"
$4,500
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Antique Bakhtiari

“Animal Garden Rug”

JS0911 Bakhtiari . This amazing weaving is fresh from the field and has clearly hung on a wall for most of it’s life as it is in absolute “time capsule condition”.  There are metal loops sewn on the back side and the piece has an original tag fro the famed Austrian dealer Bausbak . The piece is free of any restoration. Stunning ivory background and with decent age, the design speaks for it’s self. Minor oxidation to browns;   4-4″ x 6-5″       Circa 1900 / $4,500

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TB0101 Farahan Sarouk Medallion rug 4-0" x 6-6"
$5,700
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Antique Persian

“Farahan Sarouk Rug”

TB0101 Farahan Sarouk rug. Characteristic dusty corals are present in this well preserved antique weaving. Having uniform pile and a tight weave the classic medallion design is accented with complementary, small format, ivory ground spandrells;   4-4″ x 6-5″       Circa 1880 / $5,700

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CC6602 Isfahan Medallion Rug 4-1" x 6-10"
$5,700
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Antique Isfahan Rug

Isfahan medallion rug with tons of insect dyed details. 4-1″ x 6-10″ (122 x 205cm) not including fringe. Circa 1910 -1920. really nice condition, there are a few loops still present on the back so the piece must have hung on a wall for a good portion of it’s existence. $5,700.

SB0118 Heriz Medallion Carpet 7-10
$SOLD
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Antique Heriz Medallion Carpet

SB0118 Heriz Medallion small carpet.

Age: 1890-1900

A unique antique Persian Heriz rug with a lively design and the most amazing colors. Natural dyes with this subtlety and clarity are only found on the genuinely old Heriz rugs from the 1880s though 1910s.

The overall impression is light and natural, with a definite twinkle. Sparkling greens, ice blue, Persian blue, apricot, lustrous browns, mocha, white, and pink, provide the perfect contrast on the cinnamon background. An exceptional indigo border contains the festivities. Great handspun mountain wool and a supple handle like only the early rugs have. This Heriz is in good antique condition with nice soft pile over most of the rug. There are also low areas with wear in the corners. Freshly washed and looking great.  Circa 1890 -1900  7-10″ x 10-2″/ $SOLD

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EE0917 Karadja Runner 3-4" x 23-5"
$5,700
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Antique Karadja Runner

EE0917 Karadja runner.

Age: 1910-1920

Very nice condition in this north west Persian beauty. Slim ivory ground main borders elegantly dress up the lively ‘Herati’ design in the field. A good range of color, including some un dyed wool, possibly camel hair. Small bird motif’s decorate the field as well. Rare in this format and rare in this condition, edges and ends are original.

3-4″ x 23-5″; Age: 1900-1910/ $5,700.

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HG1127 Mohajeran Sarouk 3-6" x 4-9"
$2,700
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Antique Persian

“Mohajeran Sarouk Rug”

HG1127 Mohajeran Sarouk rug. Charming antique piece, with a slightly denser drawing than a typical Mohajeran and a rare, un painted/ not stripped example. Lighter browns have oxidized creating a visually textured surface for the viewer from certain perspectives. Original edges and one original endfinish present      Circa 1920 / $2,700

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CT0315 Heriz Medallion Carpet 10-8
$SOLD
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Antique Heriz Carpet

A real  time capsule condition, almost antique carpet. The quintessential Tahoe ski chateau carpet. Such an unusual size, rugged Persian wool and great dyes combine in harmony with the elegantly rendered circular medallion balanced by complementary ivory ground spandrells. Heriz carpet, Circa 1940; 10-8″ x 12-7″/ $SOLD

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GV10005 Kurdish Small Runner 2-6" x 9-6"
$2,300
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Antique Persian Runner

Gv10005 Kurdish small runner. Lively “Mina Khani” design done on a deep coral ground. This piece is in very good condition with original edges and end finishes. Very nice, uniform pile throughout. Glowing natural colors, a good weave and great wool. Plus the rarer, smaller format. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900-1910.                   2-6″ x 9-6″/ $2,300.

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MA0718 Serab Medallion Carpet 10-3 x 12-7"
$10,200
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Antique Persian Carpet

MA0718 Serab, N.W. Persia. Just a classic here, “Book Binding” design with all of the right color combinations. Large plain camel colored surrounds, edges and ends mostly original. Some condition issues, that could be addressed with restoration but also could be left for the next generation to do. These are hard to find, priced accordingly.             10-3″ x 12-7″/ $10,200.

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SW0803 Heriz Small Carpet 6-4" x 9-0"
$4,000
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Antique Persian Small Carpet

JS1127 Heriz small carpet.  All of the charming characteristics fans love about old Heriz carpets are present in this piece. Wonderful uniform condition with only minor lower areas. Original edges and ends are intact.         Circa 1910; 6-4″  x 9-0″/ $4,000

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ES1951 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3" Image
ES1951 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3"
Antique Persian Rug ES1951 Bidjar Small Rug. Age: 1900-1910 These are my absolute favorite rugs to buy, sell and own! The epitome of an heirloom rug. This piece is in “Time Capsule” or mint condition with the original edges, end finishes and full, uniform pile throughout. Glowing natural colors and an extremely fine weave, like a stained glass window done in ... Read More
$SOLD
RS0505 Ant Karadja Rug 4-4 Image
RS0505 Ant Karadja Rug 4-4
Antique Persian Rug RS0505 Karadja Rug. Age: 1880-1900 Charming graphics with unusual proportions. Note the extra large guard border with a repeating, ‘Dragons Head’ design and this is done on an abrashed, camel hair back ground. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900-1910. 4-4″ x 6-1″/ $SOLD ... Read More
$SOLD
SN0608 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3" Image
SN0608 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3"
Antique Persian Rug SN0608 Bidjar Small Rug. These are my absolute favorite rugs to buy, sell and own! The epitome of an heirloom rug. This piece is in excellent condition with the original edges and most of the original end finishes fully intact, uniform pile throughout, with just very minor signs of use. Glowing natural colors and an iconic Bidjar design almost always seen in the 4′ x 6′ size, this is the rarer, smalle... Read More
$3,500
SN0713 Bidjar Dozar Rug 4-4" x 8-3" Image
SN0713 Bidjar Dozar Rug 4-4" x 8-3"
Antique Persian Dozar SN0713 Bidjar Dozar Rug. Just a bench mark example of the type, one would be very hard pressed to find a better piece. Completely original condition, very good pile and the deepest saturation of dyes imaginable. This piece is published three times and why there are only three dancing girls is only left to the viewers imagination.                        Circa 1870/ 4-4″ x 8-3″/ $O.R. ... Read More
JQ1015 Serapi Med Carpet 9-3" x 12-7" Image
JQ1015 Serapi Med Carpet 9-3" x 12-7"
Antique Persian Carpet JQ1015 Serapi Carpet. Fresh arrival and we are very excited to have this, open field, antique Serapi carpet added to inventory. Good, uniformly low pile condition with areas of, very hi quality, professional restoration. Earlier than most, note how the ivory surround goes completely around from spandrell to spandrell. This is characteristic of an earlier piece.                               ?... Read More
$22,000
RK8204 Mohajeran Small Rug 3-3" x 4-10" Image
RK8204 Mohajeran Small Rug 3-3" x 4-10"
Antique Persian Rug RK8204 Mohajeran Sarouk Small Rug. Just a delightful antique Mohajeran Sarouk, smaller version rug. This example is more open, more freely drawn and much more finely woven than the examples that will post date it. Characteristic deep, cobalt abrashed, indigo ground. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1910-1915.                        3-3″ x 4-1o″/ $2,700. ... Read More
$2,700
AN9121 Heriz Med Carpet 8-9" x 12-6" Image
AN9121 Heriz Med Carpet 8-9" x 12-6"
Antique Persian Carpet AN1921 Heriz Carpet. A very nicely drawn antique Heriz carpet    and in very good, un restored condition. Rich natural dyes and desirable ivory ground spandrells. This is complemented with a larger scale, indigo ground main border with a well articulated, “Turtle Palmette” motif.  The original edges and ends are intact.       Circa 1910/ 8-9″ x 12-6″/ $11,200 ... Read More
$11,200
BZ0214 Karadja Runner 2-10" x 15-1" Image
BZ0214 Karadja Runner 2-10" x 15-1"
Antique Persian Runner BZ0214 Karadja Runner. An absolute classic example of the type and earlier than the majority of these that one will see. Nice fine weave, classic shield medallions done on a richly abrashed, indigo back ground.  The type of piece that only shows up every three to five years and in the rarer, less than 3′ wide width. Pure art for the floor. Circa 1880/2-10″ x 15-1″/ $8,700 ... Read More
$8,200
DI1201 Heriz Med Runner 3-3 Image
DI1201 Heriz Med Runner 3-3
Antique Persian Runner DI1201 Heriz Runner. Age: 1900 -1910 A charming piece with a large scale, Caucasian- “Eagle Kazak” medallion repeat. Great wool quality and condition combine in a very memorable design. Small areas of very minor, hi quality repair. 3-3″ x 13-4″/ $4,300 ... Read More
$4300
HG0712 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3" Image
HG0712 Bidjar Small Rug 3-8" x 5-3"
Antique Persian Rug HG0712 Bidjar Small Rug. While not quite a genuine antique yet, this charming, small format Bidjar is as about as good as they get from this time period. Terrific wool, fine weave and excellent condition combine harmoniously in a very complex Herati design. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1930. 3-8″ x 5-3″/ $2,200. ... Read More
$2,200
AS1013 Bidjar Small Rug 3-4" x 5-3" Image
AS1013 Bidjar Small Rug 3-4" x 5-3"
Antique Persian Rug AS1013 Bidjar Small Rug. Age: 1890-1900 These are our absolute favorite rugs to buy, sell and own! The epitome of an heirloom rug. This piece is in excellent condition with the original edges and the original end finishes fully intact, uniform pile throughout, with just very minor signs of use. Color count is in the teens in this piece. Made... Read More
$SOLD
CH1030 Heriz Long Rug 3-7" x 12-6" Image
CH1030 Heriz Long Rug 3-7" x 12-6"
Antique Persian Runner CH1030 Heriz Long Rug. An absolute classic example of the type and earlier than the majority of these that one will see. Barbaric beauty combine in this absolutely time capsuled condition example which is done on a very unusual wool foundation. Art for the floor that will last generations. 3-7″ x 12-6″ Circa 1900/ $6,700 ... Read More
$6,700
HM6121 Kurd Long Rug 4-10 Image
HM6121 Kurd Long Rug 4-10
Antique Long Rug HM6121 Kurdish Long Rug. Age: 1875 Bold ivory ground borders frame a primitive tribal/ village inspired field graphic done on a slightly corrosive dark brown ground. Very good condition for the age. Art for the floor that will last generations. 4-10″ x 12-0″ Circa 1875/ $5,700 ... Read More
$5,700
CC0127 Farahan Poshti Image
CC0127 Farahan Poshti
Antique Persian Poshti ES1951 Farahan Poshti. Considered by many to be the closet parallel to the tribal dowry tradition done in an urban setting. Always woven in pairs, these would be given as a gifts to the bride and groom in wealthy Persian families. Like the best tribal pieces, the finest materials are used and the pairs would be commissioned. This example has long been separated from it’s other half and has the architec... Read More
$4,100
HK0125 Farahan Rug 3-4" x 4-11" Image
HK0125 Farahan Rug 3-4" x 4-11"
Antique Persian Rug HK0125 Farahan Sarouk Small Rug.  Stunning range of color and quality of wool that is second to none. Having an all over floral boquet repeat on a subtly abrashed, indigo back ground. Original end finish is present at one end. Rarer smaller format piece with over 250 knots per square inch. 3-4″ x 4-11″/ $5,000. ... Read More
$5,000
HS1217 Serab Runner 2-1" x 8-10" Image
HS1217 Serab Runner 2-1" x 8-10"
Antique Persian Runner HS1217 Serab Small Runner.  This type of piece is still reasonably hard to find because fewer were made in this smaller format and the ones that were, were used and in doing so were worn out. Having an all over floral boquet repeat with birds on a subtly abrashed, possibly camel hair, ground. Original end finish is present at one end. Rarer smaller format piece. 2-1″ x 8-10″/ $2,400. ... Read More
$2,400
SB0206 Karadja Runner 3-0 Image
SB0206 Karadja Runner 3-0
Antique Persian Runner SB0206 Karadja Runner. This piece is not from our inventory but is available and is an absolute classic example of the type plus earlier than the majority of these that one will see. Nice fine weave, classic shield medallions done on a richly abrashed, camel back ground.  The type of piece that only shows up every three to five years. Pure art for the floor. Circa 1900, 3-0″ x 13-5″/ $SOLD ... Read More
$SOLD
SB0207 Karadja Runner 2-9" x 11-0" Image
SB0207 Karadja Runner 2-9" x 11-0"
Antique Persian Runner SB0207 Karadja Runner. This piece is not from our collection but is available and has amazing character and is in great condition. Nice fine weave, classic shield medallions done on a crisp ivory  ground. Rare, narrow size. Pure art for the floor. Circa 1910, 2-9″ x 11-0″/ $6,700 ... Read More
$6,700
SB0208 Karabagh Long Rug 3-7" x 10-2" Image
SB0208 Karabagh Long Rug 3-7" x 10-2"
Antique Caucasian Long Rug SB0208 Karabagh Long Rug. This piece is not from our collection but is available and has amazing character and is in very good condition. Typical weave, classic graphics done on a corrosive brown ground creating a dynamic sculpted effect . Pure art for the floor. Circa 1880, 3-7″ x 10-2″/ $6,700 ... Read More
SB0210 Karadja Runner 3-3" x 11-8" Image
SB0210 Karadja Runner 3-3" x 11-8"
Antique Persian Runner SB0210 Karadja/ Heriz Runner. This piece is not from our collection but is available and has amazing character and is in very good condition. Typical weave, classic graphics done on an abrashed indigo back ground . Pure art for the floor. DATED 1914, 3-3″ x 11-8″/ $6,700 ... Read More
$6,200
SB0209 Serapi Med Carpet 12-0 Image
SB0209 Serapi Med Carpet 12-0
Antique Persian Carpet SB0209 Serapi Carpet. Age: 1875 This piece is not from our collection but we are very excited to represent this, open field, antique Serapi carpet in inventory. Good, uniformly low pile condition with minor lower areas. Rare color combination and free of paint and repair. Circa 1870/ 12-0″ x 16-0″/ $55,000 ... Read More
$55,000
HG0226 Karadja Small Rug 3-1 Image
HG0226 Karadja Small Rug 3-1
Antique Persian Rug HG0226 Karadja Small Rug. Age: 1880 -1900 Classic architecture with an unusual camel wool ground medallion. Fine weave with very good pile, original edges and end finishes are present. Rare in this small format. Made in a village, NW Persia        3-1″ x 4-7″/ $3,500 ... Read More
$3,500
EF0229 Malayir Small Rug 2-8 Image
EF0229 Malayir Small Rug 2-8
Antique Persian Small Rug EF0229 Malayir Small Rug. Age: 1900 Not quite a mat and not nearly a rug, these in between sized pieces are rare as few were made and the audience tended to put them in higher traffic areas where they would be worn to oblivion. Uniform pile throughout, with just very minor signs of use. Glowing natural colors and, speak for it’s self, g... Read More
$3,200
GR1019 Karadja Small Rug 2-3 Image
GR1019 Karadja Small Rug 2-3
Antique Persian Small Rug GR1019 Karadja Small Rug. Age: 1880 -1890 This one is closer to a mat in size and has a hypnotic, boteh field design done on a rich indigo ground. This is framed by a flamboyantly large main border containing organic, large scale ‘turtle palmette’ motifs. One of one that we have ever seen quite like this. Made in a village, NW Persia ... Read More
$SOLD
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GV0413 Malayir Med Mat 2-7" x 3-8" Image
GV0413 Malayir Med Mat 2-7" x 3-8"
Antique Persian Mat GV0413 Malayir Mat. Comfort food in an antique rug. Classic book binding design. Good color and decent age, small scale Herati design done on a glowing red ground. All natural colors. Minor lower areas. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1910. 2-7″ x 3-8″/ $1,100. ... Read More
$1,100$875
HG0302 Ersari Small Rug 3-3 Image
HG0302 Ersari Small Rug 3-3
Antique Ersari Turkoman Small Rug HG0302 Ersari Small Rug. Age: 1880-1900 This antique Turkoman has the springiest wool, freshly washed and just in from the field. Who knows where this piece grew old but someone was a proper steward for it’s care. I conic design boiled down into a very rare format with the original end finishes intact. Circa 1900/ 3-2″ x 4-5?... Read More
$SOLD
TB0322 Kurd Fragmentary Rug 3-5" x 5-1" Image
TB0322 Kurd Fragmentary Rug 3-5" x 5-1"
Antique Persian Fragmentary Rug TB0322 Kurd Fragmentary Rug. While this piece is missing it’s main border all the way around, the field design becomes even more compelling because of the the slim border remaining. A very large, exaggerated ‘Herati’ design that looks like a group of multi colored lanterns lit from within. Uniformly worn with some minor lower areas.  Made in a village, NW Persia around 1880. 3-5″ x 5-1″/... Read More
$1,200
JS1127 Heriz Small Carpet 6-11" x 9-9" Image
JS1127 Heriz Small Carpet 6-11" x 9-9"
Antique Persian Small Carpet JS1127 Heriz small carpet. Like a stained glass window done in wool.  All of the charming characteristics fans love about old Heriz carpets are present in this piece. Wonderful uniform condition with only minor lower areas. Original edges and ends are intact.         Circa 1910; 6-11″  x 9-9″/ $11,200 ... Read More
$11,200
JS1021 Heriz Small Carpet 7-0" x 9-6" Image
JS1021 Heriz Small Carpet 7-0" x 9-6"
Antique Persian Small Carpet JS1021 Heriz small carpet. Time capsule condition, everything original. Having the so called “Dragon” design with the most saturated colors. Apears to have grown old in a cedar chest.        Circa 1910-1920; 7-0″  x 9-6″/ $7,200 ... Read More
$7,200
BH0613 Cloudband Kazak 4-10 Image
BH0613 Cloudband Kazak 4-10
Antique Cloudband Kazak BH0613 Cloudband or so called Chonderesk Kazak. Age: 1875 This piece is fresh to the market having been in the same local collection for the past 45 years. It sat folded like a blanket and stored in a cedar chest, this piece has not seen the light of day until just recently. Full of  saturated, juicy, dyes and tons of asymmetry. Brown wefte... Read More
$10,500
WI0819 Serab Carpet Medallion 8-7" x 13-7" Image
WI0819 Serab Carpet Medallion 8-7" x 13-7"
Antique Serab Carpet WIo809 Serab Main Carpet. Good uniform condition and older than most. The design speaks for it’s self. Oxidation to browns;                8-7″ x 13-6″ Circa 1875 / $22,500 ... Read More
$22,500
GR1017 Serapi Runner (all-over) 3-0 Image
GR1017 Serapi Runner (all-over) 3-0
Antique Serapi Runner GR1017 Serapi runner. This is the type of piece, as a dealer, you only come across once in a career. Real Serapi runners are rare in any format or design and many of the surviving examples are conditionally challenged. This example is both highly unusual and in remarkable condition for the age. Original edges and ends are intact and the piece is free of any restoration. Stunning ivory background and older th... Read More
$12,500
JS0911 Bakhtiari "Animal Garden Rug" 4-4" x 6-5" Image
JS0911 Bakhtiari "Animal Garden Rug" 4-4" x 6-5"
Antique Bakhtiari “Animal Garden Rug” JS0911 Bakhtiari . This amazing weaving is fresh from the field and has clearly hung on a wall for most of it’s life as it is in absolute “time capsule condition”.  There are metal loops sewn on the back side and the piece has an original tag fro the famed Austrian dealer Bausbak . The piece is free of any restoration. Stunning ivory backgro... Read More
$4,500
TB0101 Farahan Sarouk Medallion rug 4-0" x 6-6" Image
TB0101 Farahan Sarouk Medallion rug 4-0" x 6-6"
Antique Persian “Farahan Sarouk Rug” TB0101 Farahan Sarouk rug. Characteristic dusty corals are present in this well preserved antique weaving. Having uniform pile and a tight weave the classic medallion design is accented with complementary, small format, ivory ground spandrells;   4-4″ x 6-5″       Circa 1880 / $5,700 ... Read More
$5,700
CC6602 Isfahan Medallion Rug 4-1" x 6-10" Image
CC6602 Isfahan Medallion Rug 4-1" x 6-10"
Antique Isfahan Rug Isfahan medallion rug with tons of insect dyed details. 4-1″ x 6-10″ (122 x 205cm) not including fringe. Circa 1910 -1920. really nice condition, there are a few loops still present on the back so the piece must have hung on a wall for a good portion of it’s existence. $5,700.
$5,700
SB0118 Heriz Medallion Carpet 7-10 Image
SB0118 Heriz Medallion Carpet 7-10
Antique Heriz Medallion Carpet SB0118 Heriz Medallion small carpet. Age: 1890-1900 A unique antique Persian Heriz rug with a lively design and the most amazing colors. Natural dyes with this subtlety and clarity are only found on the genuinely old Heriz rugs from the 1880s though 1910s. The overall impression is light and natural, with a definite twinkle. Sparkling greens, ice blue, Persian blue, apricot, lus... Read More
$SOLD
EE0917 Karadja Runner 3-4" x 23-5" Image
EE0917 Karadja Runner 3-4" x 23-5"
Antique Karadja Runner EE0917 Karadja runner. Age: 1910-1920 Very nice condition in this north west Persian beauty. Slim ivory ground main borders elegantly dress up the lively ‘Herati’ design in the field. A good range of color, including some un dyed wool, possibly camel hair. Small bird motif’s decorate the field as well. Rare in this format and rare in th... Read More
$5,700
HG1127 Mohajeran Sarouk 3-6" x 4-9" Image
HG1127 Mohajeran Sarouk 3-6" x 4-9"
Antique Persian “Mohajeran Sarouk Rug” HG1127 Mohajeran Sarouk rug. Charming antique piece, with a slightly denser drawing than a typical Mohajeran and a rare, un painted/ not stripped example. Lighter browns have oxidized creating a visually textured surface for the viewer from certain perspectives. Original edges and one original endfinish present      Circa 1920 / $2,700 ... Read More
$2,700
CT0315 Heriz Medallion Carpet 10-8 Image
CT0315 Heriz Medallion Carpet 10-8
Antique Heriz Carpet A real  time capsule condition, almost antique carpet. The quintessential Tahoe ski chateau carpet. Such an unusual size, rugged Persian wool and great dyes combine in harmony with the elegantly rendered circular medallion balanced by complementary ivory ground spandrells. Heriz carpet, Circa 1940; 10-8″ x 12-7″/ $SOLD ... Read More
$SOLD
GV10005 Kurdish Small Runner 2-6" x 9-6" Image
GV10005 Kurdish Small Runner 2-6" x 9-6"
Antique Persian Runner Gv10005 Kurdish small runner. Lively “Mina Khani” design done on a deep coral ground. This piece is in very good condition with original edges and end finishes. Very nice, uniform pile throughout. Glowing natural colors, a good weave and great wool. Plus the rarer, smaller format. Made in a village, NW Persia around 1900-1910.                   2-6″ x 9-6″/ $2,300. ... Read More
$2,300
MA0718 Serab Medallion Carpet 10-3 x 12-7" Image
MA0718 Serab Medallion Carpet 10-3 x 12-7"
Antique Persian Carpet MA0718 Serab, N.W. Persia. Just a classic here, “Book Binding” design with all of the right color combinations. Large plain camel colored surrounds, edges and ends mostly original. Some condition issues, that could be addressed with restoration but also could be left for the next generation to do. These are hard to find, priced accordingly.             10-3″ x 12-7″/ $10,200. ... Read More
$10,200
SW0803 Heriz Small Carpet 6-4" x 9-0" Image
SW0803 Heriz Small Carpet 6-4" x 9-0"
Antique Persian Small Carpet JS1127 Heriz small carpet.  All of the charming characteristics fans love about old Heriz carpets are present in this piece. Wonderful uniform condition with only minor lower areas. Original edges and ends are intact.         Circa 1910; 6-4″  x 9-0″/ $4,000 ... Read More
$4,000