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


Lot: 123
Bakhshaish Both ends somewhat reduced, small repairs, signs of wear in the pile.
Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaijan
Size: 358 x 280 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 15.000,00
Literature: SOTHEBY'S LONDON, Auction 5. April 2006, # 114
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM