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Gorgeous and genuine Persian BIDJAR from Iran, 357 x 253 cm, semi-antique, more than 60 years old, in excellent condition, private collection with certificate.

Lot reference 13741457

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IRAN, unique Bidjar, semi-antique, up to 400,000 knots/m², plant-based organic dyes, Lachek Torange Mahi patterns, hand-knotted!!! First half of 20th century, DHL, UPS, or FedEx shipping with full insurance.

Material: Wool on cotton
Manufacturing period: 1900-1949
Country: Iran
Condition: In very good condition

Amazing work of art. Genuine and magnificent authentic Bidjar from Iran. Get your hands on this soft, fine, bright and very resistant carpet in warm colours, that are 100% natural. This carpet is a very rare one as it's very difficult to find a real Iranian Bidjar with this design in excellent condition. A real feast for the eyes and a real investment! Very resistant carpet, fitting for private or public places.
Fast and careful shipping via UPS, DHL or FedEx, with full insurance (covering the price, auction costs and shipping charges!).

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Country of origin: Iran.
City of origin: Bidjar
Type of design: Stylised Floral Lachek Torange patterns with Mahi background
Manufacture: entirely hand-knotted
Knot density: approx. up to 400,000 knots/m²
Measurements: approx. 357 x 253 cm
Surface: approx. 9 m²
Approx. thickness: 9 to 12 mm
Background colours: Amaranth red with embossed patterns typical of antique Bidjar rugs.
Pile: 100% wool of very high quality
Base: wool and cotton
Age: First half of 20th century, over 60 years old semi-antique
Condition/Preservation: Excellent condition, no stains, no abnormal signs of wear, fully cleaned.

Persian Bidjar carpets: (Genuine Bidjar)
Bidjar is the name of a small Kurdish town in western Iran.
The Bidjar carpet is a type of Persian rug. Its main feature is its weft. it is generally formed of five threads, four of wool, fairly loose and a cotton central, which is taut. The weaver must use a special comb to tie the knots, which gives a very tight and heavy appearance to the carpet. They are known as iron carpets as they are resistant in addition to their beauty.
  These carpets have a sober elegance and find their place in most environments. Durability and beauty of the colours are features of these carpets, dark shades for the fields (night blue, amaranth red, bottle green) and bright colours for the patterns!

Legal notice concerning the import of Iranian rugs:
This rug was imported to Europe before 1 January 2015.


Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 71
Member since: May 20, 2015
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    Communication, packing, carpet: everything perfect.
    Thanks a lot,
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    Dreamin January 16, 2018

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    Beautiful karpet, excellent quality, lovely dessin, from a perfect salesman with whom we had very pleasant contact.
    We are happy buyers.
    Thank you mr. Razi
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    Marrepiet November 9, 2017

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    bello e molto in ordine.complimenti.
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    pasqualex September 12, 2017

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    RAS Conforme
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    sergiosantiagoluispeinetti September 6, 2017

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    Tutto ok. Il mio Sumak è così bello come da foto. Solleciti i tempi di consegna. Perfetto l'imballaggio. Certificato di autenticità in bella cartellina stellata avvolta nel tappeto. Grazie
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    Vd1952 August 22, 2017

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United States $ 528.39
Austria $ 140.90
Belgium $ 93.94
Canada $ 528.39
Denmark $ 176.13
France $ 176.13
Germany $ 176.13
Ireland $ 199.61
Italy $ 211.36
Luxembourg $ 93.94
Netherlands $ 93.94
Norway $ 293.55
Poland $ 293.55
Portugal $ 293.55
Spain $ 211.36
Sweden $ 293.55
Switzerland $ 281.81
United Kingdom $ 176.13
Rest of Europe $ 352.26
Anywhere else $ 528.39

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