Lot 24

A FINE ANTIQUE KIRMAN LAVER PRAYER RUG, SOUTH PERSIA

approx:7ft.1in. x 4ft.7in.(215cm. x 140cm.)

Very nicely design rug with stylised floral sprays, trees, perching birds and delicate leafy vine. Peacock miharb above. In multicoloured floral sprays and birds border between flowering vine and plain stripes. Localized wear down to knots collar and below. Very slight loss on ends, secured. Selvages original. Very fine weave, approx 8 x 8 knots per sq. cm. Despite the imperfection this rug still retains quality and well drawn design. Elegant piece

Estimate: £350-£550