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Fachralo Kazak Rug from J. C. Oliveira

 
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Fachralo Kazak Rug from J. C. Oliveira

I spotted this Fachralo Kazak rug on www.cloudband.com offered by my dear friend J. C. Oliveira of Macau.

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The Oliveira Antique Caucasian Kazak Fachralo Prayer Rug

  • Size: 195 x 110 cm

  • Region: West Asia > Caucasus > Central Caucasus > Kazak > Fachralo

  • Type: Rugs and Carpets > Prayer rug

  • Date/Period: 20th century : first quarter

  • Structure: Knots: 42 (v) x 26 (h) = 1,092 / dm2

  • Condition: Very good, with a high pile, though low on a few areas

  • Full Description
    A beautiful Caucasian Kazak Fachralo prayer rug with a nice mihrab having a large Fachralo medallion inside. Traditional Kazak hooked ‘diamonds' are displayed everywhere on this rug's field and mihrab.

  • Literature - See a somewhat similar rug on: E. Gans-Ruedin, Caucasian Carpets, Thames and Hudson, London, 1986, pp. 97-98.

This is an exquisite collection of antique Caucasian rugs, gathered along the years by J. C. Oliveira. Now being sold as he concentrates on fine collectable antique Chinese and Tibetan rugs. This collection comprises around 150 antique Caucasian rugs, mainly piled pieces, from several parts of the Caucasus and includes Akstafa, Chajli, Daghestan, Gendge, Karabagh, Kazak, Kuba, Lesghistan, Moghan, Shirvan, Shirvan-Baku and Talish rugs. It shall be offered in small lots. Inquiries are welcome. J. C. Oliveira is based in Macau and Hong Kong, in the south of China, from where he makes regular raids into China, South-East Asia and Turkestan.

He is a serious collector of fine antique Chinese and Tibetan art, mainly in textile arts – rugs and textiles – furniture, and Buddhist works of art.

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J. Barry O'Connell Jr.

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