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Antique Bakshaish (Bakshaiesh, Bakhshaish, Bakhshayesh) rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran.


Carpets

Sotheby's Sale: L06871 | Location: London
Auction Dates: Session 2: Wed, 20 Sep 06 2:00 PM
 

LOT 222 (of 92)
A BAKSHAISH CARPET, NORTH PERSIA,

20,00025,000 GBP

measurements: approximately 563 by 410cm., 18ft. 6in. by 13ft. 6in.

Description: last quarter 19th century

Condition Note: end trefoil guards reduced and overlocked, cobbled repairs, reweaves and splits in lower border, discoloured area in lower half of field, scattered reweaves and repiling throughout