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Column Ladik, 150 x 102 cm, 17th century,Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Dr.Ulrich Schürmann in 1970. 

Provenance: Ulrich Schürmann “Teppiche aus dem Orient”, 1981, page 70, Klinkhardt & Biermann

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Lenkoran, 253 x 122 cm, about 1800 or earlier, Caucasus. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Bodenheim in 1970 (Antique Fair Munich) 

Bausback “Antike Meisterstücke orientalischer Knüpfkunst” Anniversary issue 1975, page 190-191 Herrmann 1992, page 100

The few known pieces we find in Herrmann, including this carpet. 

A small-sized piece of this kind was sold in 1989 at a price of DM 162000 at auction Rippon Boswell

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Lotto-Ushak, 230 x 117 cm, 16th century, Ushak, Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Dr. Ulrich Schürmann in 1971 230 x 117 cm, 16th century,Ushak, Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey

Published: Ellis, Charles Grant “The Lotto Pattern as a fashion in carpets”, page 20 Ulrich Schürmann “Teppiche aus dem Orient”, page 56/57

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Bird Ushak, 188 x 122 cm, Beginning 17th century, Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey. Franz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Franz Bausback, Mannheim, in 1978 

Published: “Weltkunst April”, 15th, 1978, page 862 Volkmann (signed I 51) “Die Nachfahren des Pazyrykteppichs”, 1982, page 10. Bausback “Anatolische Knüpfteppiche aus 4 Jahrhunderten”, 1978, page 15. Bausback “Antike Orientteppiche Peter Bausback”, 1982, page 43 Hali 1978 I/1, page 58

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Star Ushak, 207 x 140 cm, about 1600, Ushak, Highlands of Anatolia, TurkeyFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Franz Bausback, Mannheim in 1978 

Bausback “Anatolische Knüpfkunst aus 4 Jahrhunderten”, 1978, page 17

Peter Bausback “Antike Orientalische Knüpfkunst”, 1978, page 53

Exhibited at TEFAF The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht, 1978

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Fragment of Holbein Carpet, 198 x 68 cm, 15th century,Ushak, Highlands of Anatolia, TurkeyFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Herrmann, Munich, in 1983 

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Fragment of Chess Board Carpet, 85 x 43 cm, 16th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from the director of castle Wallerstein, Donauwörth in 1984 

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Fragment of a Bird Carpet Green-ground, 147 x 27 cm, 16th-17th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Michael Franses, London in 1985 

Published: Hali IV/3 1982, page 78 Arts Council of Great Britain “The Eastern Carpet in the Western World” /Sign.IV17)

According to Christopher Alexander in “A Foreshadowing of 21th century Art: The Color and Geometry of Very Early Turkish Carpets” (Center for Environmental Structure, Vol 7) November 1993, page 163, there exist 3 fragments of the only known green-ground bird-carpet, all coming from a castle in Austria: 1 piece in the collection of the author, 1 piece in the well known Wher collection (Dall`aglio), 1 piece acquired from Michael Franses, now in this collection.

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Herat-Fragment, 214 x 109 cm, 16th or 17th century, Isfahan, PersiaFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Kinebanian, Amsterdam in 1985.

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Double niche Ushak, 165 x 101 cm, 16th century,Ushak, Highlands of Anatolia, TurkeyFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Reimisch, Graz in 1985 

Published: Hali no 28 1985, page 7 Hali no 31 1986 page 32

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Mamluk Carpet, 120 x 176 cm, 15th-16th century, Cairo, EgyptFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired: Auction Dörling, Hamburg in 1985 (Former collection of art trade Hamburg) 

Shown in Dörling, Hamburg “Kunst und Antiquitäten”, 1985, page 45 Table 6

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Damaskus Chess board carpet, 135 x 190 cm, 16th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired: Auction Koller, Zurich 1986 

Also known as “compartment rug”, Volkmann, III.5, Spuhler 111.2, Eberhart Herrmann

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Cairo Mamluk carpet with Trefoil-Tulips-border, 192 x 128 cm, Mid-16th century, Cairo, EgyptFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Ostler, Munich, in 1987 

Published: Hali II / 1 1979, page 6. Article by Prof. Denny, there called “Cairene rug with Ottoman court design in traditional Mamluk format”.

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Fragment of a Double niche carpet Ushak, 60 x 160 cm, 15th or 16th century, Ushak, TurkeyFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Sailer, Salzburg, in 1985 

Origin: Mosque Aksaray, Central Anatolia.

Another fragment of this carpet was probably sold by Sailer to USA.

A similar, largely preserved piece with red border, reproduced and described in Hali Issue 39, 1988 page 28.

From my carpet yet another Fragment has been retained. Picture available on request

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The Cairo Ottoman Eck Fragment, 141 x 49 cm, 16th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Michael Franses, Maastricht, 1985 

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Ku fi Border fragment Ushak, 44 x 15 cm, 15th-16th century, Ushak, Anatolian highlands, TurkeyFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Sailer, Salzburg, in 1990 

This fragment originates from a Holbein carpet.

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Siebenbürgen-Melas, 162 x 124 cm, 17th century, Melas, TurkeyFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Peter Bausback, Mannheim, 1990 

Published: “Antike Teppichsammlung” Peter Bausback 1987/88, page 20/21

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Tschintamani carpet, 128 x 161 cm, 16th-17th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Herrmann, Munich, in 1991 

Published: Herrmann “Asiatische Teppich- und Textilkunst”, 1991 page 12.1

Besides this rug there are only known three large-scale pieces in the museums of Florence, Czech Republic and London.

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Bird carpet fragment, 137 x 58 cm, 17th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Michael Franses, Maastricht, 1992 

In contrast to the peasant piece no. 49 this fragment originates from a Manufacture carpet (finer, more sophisticated weave)

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Ushak, 107 x 94 cm, 17th centuryFranz Bausback at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Acquired from Peter Bausback, Mannheim in 1999 

Schürmann “Orientteppiche”, 1966 (Sign. I 22).

This unique carpet was exhibited in 1926 in Chicago by the “Art Club of Chicago” however erroneously described as Giordes in the catalog of A.U.Pope.

Carpets with similar border have been made frequently in Giordes as Kis Giordes 200 years later (Wedding carpets).

Franz Bausback (stand 234)Director: Peter Bausback

The company Bausback was founded in 1925 by Mr. Franz Bausback. The present owner, Mr. Peter Bausback started to expand the trade with antique oriental rugs and textiles corresponding to European as well as international standards. He has organised various exhibitions in the rooms of the company, which is situated in the center of Mannheim. These exhibitions have been accompanied each year by a catalogue. Now the company is represented on various important Fairs within Europe. The main activity of the company is the trade in antique rugs, flatweaves as well as embroideries of European as well as oriental origin from the 16th to 20th century.

Contact: Franz Bausback
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