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Sun, Mar 13, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 4034

ANTIQUE SQUARE SIZE KHOTAN RUG. 3 ft x 2 ft 10 in (0.91 m x 0.86 m).

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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 SQUARE SIZE KHOTAN RUG. 3 ft x 2 ft 10 in (0.91 m x 0.86 m).

A unique small antique square size Khotan rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: East Turkestan Rugs, Circa date: 1900’s – This beautiful antique small scatter size rug from East Turkestan has elements found in both Persian and Chinese art work. This beautiful square size rug uses a central medallion surrounded by delicate flowers and geometric elements. The angular elements of the corners of this charming antique Khotan rug contrast to the curvy lines of the floral to create a piece that has both a formal feel, but a uniquely organic quality.

The design of the small antique square size Khotan rug is based on a central medallion. The blue background of the central medallion emblem gives the appearance of a formal reflecting pool surrounded by a garden. The refined floral design elements are carefully placed to create symmetry and balance the small square antique Khotan rug has both vertical and horizontal symmetry, with each side mirroring the other.

The beautiful antique rug uses only a simple color palette consisting of blues, brown, and ivory. The antique rug designs makes ample use of white space to highlight each of the design pattern elements and allow it stand on its own, as well as to fit beautifully into the whole. This small antique Khotan rug from East Turkestan, would make a beautiful accent piece, or perhaps an excellent decorative accent rug to display other fine pieces. This square Khotan rug brings in elements of the natural world as well as a sense of structure to the design.

This small scatter size square antique square Khotan rug is a beautiful example of the cultural and artistic influences of the region. The rug colors and design patterns are exquisitely executed and this small antique square size Khotan would make an excellent addition to any collection or home decor.

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This lot is in fair to good condition. Pile is low and even with scattered worn areas. The sides and ends are secured. This lot is clean and floor ready. Please contact our rug experts at or call us for any questions you may have at 212.545.8029.

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