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Sun, Mar 13, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 4020

LARGE TURKISH ANTIQUE OUSHAK RUG - No reserve. 15 ft 3 in x 9 ft 6 in (4.65 m x 2.9 m)

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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 New York dealer

LARGE TURKISH ANTIQUE OUSHAK RUG. 15 ft 3 in x 9 ft 6 in (4.65 m x 2.9 m). Circa date: 1900.

Beautiful Large and Decorative Ivory Colored Background Turkish Antique Oushak Rug, Country of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: 1900 – This majestic antique Turkish Oushak rug was woven around the turn of the century. It features several designs elements that make it an excellent example of late Ottoman Empire art. The antique Turkish rug uses contrasting colors in the field and borders to highlight the design motifs. It is a magnificently decorative rug that uses a simple color palette in coral, ivory and hints of blue arranged in a way that creates visual balance within the rug design.

The design of this beautiful and soft antique Turkish Oushak rug is symmetrical, both horizontally and vertically, with a single element placed centrally in the design. However, it is not used in the same manner as a central medallion. Rather, it is made to appear as if it is a minor elements of a much larger carpet design that extends beyond the borders of the antique rug. This was done to give the impression that the space is much larger and highlights the larger scale architectural features of the room.

The artist used the scale of the main border and field to enhance a perception of grandeur and size. These elements of the large soft ivory colored background Turkish Antique Oushak rug were intentionally used to make the room appear to be larger. This makes it an excellent piece for a room design that features high ceilings and traditional elements. This antique large Turkish Oushak rug can easily be used to define a space within a larger room, or to make a smaller room appear larger. Regardless of how you use it, the refined character of this beautiful large Oushak rug makes it an excellent collector’s piece from the final days of the grand Ottoman rulers.

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This lot is in good condition. The pile is generally full and even. Scattered re-piling with minor repairs in the field. The two ends are complete and secured. The sides are complete and secured. There is no dryness in the foundation. 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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