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Sun, Mar 13, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 4135

ANTIQUE PERSIAN TRIBAL BAKHTIARI SADDLEBAG - No reserve. 4 ft 7 in x 3 ft 2 in (1.4 m x 0.97 m).

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $100
$1,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Property of a Boston collector

ANTIQUE PERSIAN TRIBAL BAKHTIARI SADDLEBAG. 4 ft 7 in x 3 ft 2 in (1.4 m x 0.97 m).

Antique Persian Tribal Bakhtiari Saddlebag, Origin: Persia, Circa: Turn of the 20th Century – Here is a stunning and unique antique saddlebag, woven in Persia around the turn of the twentieth century. Pieces such as this splendid example are exceptionally rare, and sought after by collectors for their rich sense of cultural authenticity and importance. Woven in the wide-ranging Bakhtiari style, which encompasses both classically composed “city rugs” and more primitive tribal rugs, this saddle bag is infused with profound a profound sense of culture. The design of this antique saddle bag is especially appealing, being characterized by a decidedly geometric aesthetic, with abstract rectilinear figures unfolding intriguingly against a field of red. The colors are vibrant throughout this piece, which is a truly exceptional example. A meticulously woven geometric composition gives this antique saddle bag an added layer of cultural significance, making it an exemplary work.

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This lot is in very good condition. It is pile and kilim weave. This rug is clean . Please contact our rug experts at or call us for any questions you may have at 212.545.8029.

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