Lot 646
Rare Kashgai Tree of Life Rug, 1930s
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Wool foundation and pile, dark blue field with a flowering bird-filled tree and four red stepped spandrels with bird figures, ivory border with serrated leaf and floral motif; bears Arabic date of 1350.

6 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft.

The Estate of Dr. Gregory Kimble, Durham, NC "Oriental Rugs and Carpets: From the Collection of Nicolas Fokker, Part I," Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, April 3, 1976. Lot 71.

The striking beauty and color of this rug is such that it was featured as the cover lot in the provenanced sale. Illustrated in Nicolas Fokker, Oriental Carpets for Today, published 1973, p. 114.

$3,000 - 6,000