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Lot. 891


warp : silk, pile : silk, knots : 80 / ㎠
420.5×296.8 cm
HKD : 300,000 - 500,000
( USD 39,000 - 65,000 )  ( JPY 3,900,000 - 6,500,000 )

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Persian carpets are mostly made in the area around Iran. Persian carpet has a long history, dating back three thousand years ago. Persian carpet has delicate pattern and in artistic style. So that it attracts many people’s attention.
Different colors of the color line (villi) one by one, constantly repeated in the vertical weaving. Making of Persian carpet need to spend more than years of continuous weaving. In order to make the final uniform length of the finished product, they will prune even it is an advanced material without hesitation though there is only a few centimeters of villus. Therefore, weaving a Persian carpet needs great amount of materials and also a lot of time to be finished. Thus, Persian carpet is a symbol for wealth and power.
Of course, the larger size has higher value, but higher number of knots are also important measurement. The number of knots and the amount of knitting as described in the catalogue refers to the amount of knitting in each square centimeter. Silk carpet has more than one hundred knots per square centimeter. It is in very small grid, so this considered in very high quality.
We are proudly introduce the marvelous silk carpets presented in this auction which are over one hundred knots in every square centimeter, and especially the high leveled super-size carpet (lot 891) with more than four meters.

Commentaries stated in online catalogue are just for participants' reference, the pictures and explanations of the lots (artist, year, size, weight, materials, color, technique, provenance, condition, title, damage, and restorations) are not to subject representation of facts but rather subjective statements of opinions held by Est-Ouest.
We therefore do not accept any cancellation based on the statements provided from the online catalogue.
As a matter of fact, the items that we introduce in the auction is not brand new, specifically the antique works are on the premise that aging degradation and used-damage might be appeared.
For those who wish to purchase, we would highly recommend to examine the items in person and make judgement by yourself at the auction preview.

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