Details about ARABESQUE/LATE 19THC KILIM GEULSA/ RECTANGULAR CUSHIONS/2 PIECES/20 KILOS++ARABESQUE/LATE 19THC KILIM GEULSA/ RECTANGULAR CUSHIONS/2 PIECES/20 KILOS++ See original listing
“37 INS X 24 INS X 2 INS WIDE/ EACH GUELSA IS DIFFERENT IN MEASUREMENT AND WEIGHT, SEE NARRATIVE N ”... Read more
28 Jan, 2014 14:49:34 GMT
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GREATER LONDON, United Kingdom
|Seller notes:||“37 INS X 24 INS X 2 INS WIDE/ EACH GUELSA IS DIFFERENT IN MEASUREMENT AND WEIGHT, SEE NARRATIVE N PICSIN ARABIC, IT IS A GUELSA, ANTIQUE, LARGE, MINT, HEAVY, YOU CANNOT RIP OPEN THE KILIMS, UNLESS YOU HAVE BOUGHT IT, LOCAL COLLECTION preferrable SIZE AS STATED BELOW, CONDITION, MINT, IMPORTED FROM THE BEDOUINS OUT IN THE SAHARA, TRADITIONAL NATURAL DYES, KILIM WORK, TRIBAL MOTIFS, ONLY FOR THE VERY mint, authenticated by sothebys, bonhams, as kilim of a certain antique periodideal for an arab, a consulate, a DESIGNER, COLLECTOR WITH SPACE TO LAY IT OUT FLAT, 1 RECTANGULAR SITTING PIECE, ONE ACTING AS A BACK. NO OTHER KILIM CUSHIONS PROVIDED, AS IS WHERE IS, LOCAL COLLECTION OR FREIGHT FORWARDING AT EXPENSE OF BUYER, INCLUDING INSURANCE,”|
2 KILIM RECTANGULAR PADDED CUSHIONS, GUELSA
SILK ON SILK FOR KILIM PORTIONS, COTTON FOR BAC
|A DESIGNER, ARAB COLLECTOR:||
WITH ROOM/TENT/ WOULD UNDERSTAND THIS PIECE
MINT, ANTIQUE, late 19th c, tribal kilims, sewn into 2 separate ottomans, cushions, used primarily for tent decor, statement pieces.
measurements of the GUELSA
First upper cushioned ottoman rectangularish/ 37 INS X 24 INS X 1.5 INS wide, heavily and tightly padded, probably with cotton mixture.
Lower flatter, lighter padded rectangular base rest, more comfortably and bouncy, 42 ins x 27.5 ins x 4 ins H
Total weight , min 20 kilos upwards as it is.
Acquired many years back whilst tracking in the deserts, shipped back , at massive expense and storage charges from the stretch, of no man's land, between Jordan and Saudi Arabia, where many bedouins have migrated. The Bedouins have always been a nomadic tribe.
These large rectangular ottomans* for a lack of a better english term, are padded, and provide the basis of sitting around, men only, in tents, smoking, talking, discussing, religion, politics, culture.
The weave is extremely fine, pristine, colors natural dyes, organic, very tight weave, no loose loops, holes, professionally stored, extremely heavy.
Kindly review some of the pictures, more to be provided to a premier earnest buyer, with a proper email address.
objet sent to Bonhams london and SOTHEBYS, for authentication
Upper rectangular backrest, heavily padded, extremely heavy- 14 KILOS
Lower flat rectangular ottoman or cushion to sit, pontificate- PADDED, 10 KILOS
BACK of each is seen in pic 7, both sections are meant to be placed in a comfortable position, and if not in use can be reclined, see pic 5.
Email seller of tel +447450959768 for serious inquiries, viewing.
Local collection in central london, unless a decorator, designer, representative of a Middle Eastern state, sends his courier, verified to pick it up and ship it overseas at their own cost/insurance/logistics.
EMAIL for international shipping .Prices provided are extremely high, with huge amount of paperwork, rail, intra europe, van, etc.
Seller is not prepared to go through the paperwork, logistics, unless it is a DESIGNER, consular attache, buying on behalf of a prince , sheikh, that has been verified.
NO spam calls or emails please, premier buyers only.\ring+447450959768 to discuss payment terms and collection method please
NO RETURNS, REFUNDS, AS IS WHERE IS, only verified, vetted buyers, will access specific closeups, by prior engagement.