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


Carpets

Sale: N08456 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Wed, 11 Jun 08 2:00 PM
 

LOT 278 (of 224)
PROPERTY FROM THE MARKARIAN FOUNDATION, CINCINNATI, OHIO
A BAKSHAISH CARPET, NORTH PERSIA,
circa 1890

original flatwoven lower end, minor partial upper end, oxidized browns, foldwear, overcast sides

25,00035,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 59,375 USD

measurements: approximately 15ft. 7in. by 10ft. 11in. (4.75 by 3.33m.)

Description: circa 1890

original flatwoven lower end, minor partial upper end, oxidized browns, foldwear, overcast sides