Antique Persian Rug in the Collection of Anthony Sargeant

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This interesting and decorative rug was bought by Anthony Sargeant in auction in the Netherlands. It is is overall in good condition, lowish but evenly worn pile, and side cords and one end needs securing. In structure it is Baluch but the design shows influences of southern Persia – a very pleasing rug. Recently sold to a good friend for what was possibly cost price – but that is what you do for friends.

Antique Rug – Collection of Anthony J Sargeant

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This 19th Century rug is probably from the Afshar tribe of Nomads in South-West Persia. It has a even but decent amount of low pile throughout. It would benefit from a good wash but needs securing before undertaking that – and it needs some sunny days!