Fine Antiques
25 June 2014

866

THE HOLMS HEPBURN CORONATION CARPET
SAFAVID, PROBABLY ISFAHAN, 17TH CENTURY
the red field with allover palmette and foliate vine pattern, within indigo cartouche border between cream bands
248cm x 216cm
Estimate £10,000-15,000

Provenance:
Glasgow Cathedral since 1971.
Previously the collection of Charles A Hepburn.
Previously the collection of John A Holms.
Purchased from Duveen Brothers, 1903.

Literature:
Hali, No 164, pp48-49.
Hali, No 162, p48.


Sold for £79,250 (buyer's premium included)