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Date - 24 October 2006

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Lot: 1

Semi-antique Karadja runner, Karadja district, N.W. Persia, Ca 1910-1920.

The design seen here is typical of examples from Karadja, the five shield medallions symmetrically arranged in...

Hammer Price : €2,600.00
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Lot: 2

Antique Kuba kilim, N.E. Azerbadjian, Ca 1865-1880

An early and highly representative example of this group of powerful Caucasian kilims. Finely woven with a strong handle, the pleasing...

Hammer Price : €2,800.00
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Lot: 3

Antique Lori runner, Fars province, S.W. Persia (Iran), Ca 1900

The Lurs are an indigenous Persian tribe found over a vast area of south-western Zagros and into Fars. Similar in character to...

Hammer Price : €2,600.00
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Lot: 4

Semi-antique Kashan carpet, town of Kashan, Central Persia (Iran), Ca 1930-40.

A classical example of the fine weavings from Kashan, a town with carpet weaving traditions dating back to the...

Hammer Price : €9,000.00
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Lot: 5

Antique Senneh rug, Sanandaj (Senneh), Hamadan province, West Persia (Iran), Ca 1900

The refined rugs woven by the Kurds of Sanandaj have a unique structure and colouring, much finer than the...

Hammer Price : €4,200.00
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Lot: 6

Antique Tekke Bokhara rug, Merv region, S.W. Turkmenistan, Ca 1900

A traditional Bokhara rug with a supple handle and glossy wool. There are details of faded fuchsine dye, a dye which is...

Hammer Price : €1,500.00
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Lot: 7

Antique Baluch rug, Khorassan province, N.E. Persia (Iran), Ca 1880-1900

A beautiful example of Baluch tribal weaving, showing how primitive nomadic weavers can create superb, perfectly...

Hammer Price : €1,300.00
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Lot: 8

Semi-antique Karadja rug, N.W. Persia (Iran), Ca 1900-1920

The village rugs from the Karadja area are similar to pieces from nearby Heriz but with a slightly different weave structure. The...

Hammer Price : €4,000.00
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Lot: 9

Semi-antique Kerman carpet, town of Kerman, Southern Persia (Iran), Ca 1930-40

Ivory ground Kermans were hugely popular in both Europe and the US around this time. This pretty carpet is finely...

Hammer Price : €5,000.00
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Lot: 10

Semi-antique Ersari Carpet, Amu Darya valley district, N.W. Afghanistan, Ca 1915-1925

Woven by settled Ersari Turkoman weavers this carpet epitomises the traditional style of original...

Hammer Price : €6,000.00
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Lot: 11

Antique Karadja carpet, Karadja district, N.W. Persia (Iran), Ca 1890-1900

Karadja and Heriz produced carpets of similar style but can be distinguished by certain weave features; this example...

Hammer Price : €6,600.00
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Lot: 12

Semi-antique Georavan carpet, Heriz area, N.W. Persia (Iran), Ca 1915-1925

A typical example for this region with the large leaf motifs around a vague centre medallion, with a turtle vine...

Hammer Price : €4,800.00
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1. Estimates and Reserves

Estimates are shown below each lot in this sale. All amounts shown are in Euro. The figures shown are provided merely as a guide to prospective purchasers. They are approximate prices which are expected, are not definitive and are subject to revision. Reserves, if any, will not be any higher than the lower estimate.

2. Artists Resale Rights (Droit de Suite) is NOT payable by purchasers

3. Paddle Bidding (In Person)

All intending purchasers must register for a paddle number before the auction. Please allow time for registration. We recommend reading "Buying at Adam's" for first time buyers from our web site for more information. Please be aware that photographic identification by way of passport or driving licence will be required for new registrants, together with a secure valid credit card. This is for security purposes only. Potential purchasers are recommended to register on viewing days.

3. Buyer's Premium, Payment & Delivery

Buyers Premium:

The buyer shall pay the Auctioneer a commission at the rate of 20% on the Hammer Price plus VAT @ 23% (applied only to the commission) on all individual lots.

For example on a hammer price of €1,000, the Buyer's Premium amounts to €200 and the VAT on the Buyer's Premium amounts to €46.00, giving a total amount due of €1,246


All purchases must be paid for within two calendar days of the sale. Our payment terms are cash, banker's draft or cheque drawn on an Irish bank. Cheques will take a minimum of five working days to clear the bank, unless they have been vouched to our satisfaction prior to the sale, or you have a previous cheque payment history with Adam's. We also accept the following Credit Cards: Visa & Mastercard, subject to a credit card surcharge of 1.5% of the total invoice value, & American Express, subject to a surcharge of 3.65%. Debit cards, including Laser card payments, are not subject to a surcharge, however there are daily limits on Laser Card payments. Bank Transfer details are available on request. Please ensure that all bank charges are paid in addition to the invoice total, in order to avoid delays in release of the items. Goods will only be released upon clearance through the bank of all monies due.

Delivery takes place the day after the sale from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Uncollected lots may be subject to storage and handling charges unless specific arrangements have been made with the department. It is important to make contact with us in this regard to avoid any unnecessary charges. Adam's outsource all carriage & shipping requests to recommended third parties whom we deal with on a regular basis. This list is available upon request.

4. VAT Regulations

All lots are sold within the Auctioneer's VAT Margin Scheme unless advised to the contrary. Revenue Regulations require that the Buyer's Premium must be invoiced at a rate which is inclusive of VAT. This is not recoverable by any VAT registered buyer.

The VAT on buyer's premium may be zero rated for lots exported outside of the EU. This facility is available to non-residents and has strict guidelines in relation to availing of this scheme. Please contact a member of the accounts department to enquire further.

5. Absentee and Telephone Bids

We are happy to execute absentee or written bids for bidders who are unable to attend or can arrange for bidding to be conducted by telephone. Bid forms are available from our web site or you can leave absentee bids online by registering on Cancellation of bids must be confirmed 24 hours before the auction.

Bidding by telephone may be booked on lots with a minimum estimate of €500. Early booking is advisable as availability of lines cannot be guaranteed.

6. Condition Reports

The property is sold "as is" therefore imperfections/defects are not stated in the catalogue description. It is up to the intending purchaser to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a lot(s) before bidding. Condition reports may be requested in advance of sale subject to our terms of business. The report is an expression of opinion only and must not be treated as a statement of fact.

7. Conditions of Sale

All lots are being sold under the Conditions of Sale as printed in the sale catalogue and on display in the salerooms or via our web site