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


Sale 18416 - Bonhams Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 6 Dec 2010
Los Angeles and San Francisco

Lot No: 3221
A Serapi carpet
Northwest Persia,
circa 1890
size approximatley 12ft. 7in. x 19ft.

Estimate: $40,000 - 50,000