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Karabagh rug with "Lampa" design,  Shusha, second half 19th century, Azerbaijan

Christie's notes:

A North-West Persian Gallery carpet

Price Realized f.10,532 ($5,611)
Price includes buyer's premium
Estimatef.12,000 - f.18,000 ($6,393 - $9,590)

Sale Information
Christies Sale 2474
a dutch private collection
28 September 2000

Lot Description
A North-West Persian Gallery carpet
The raspberry-red field with a column of indigo and ivory octafoil medallions containing similar, smaller, red medallions, linked and flanked by shaped, sandy-yellow panels, the field scattered with various perching birds, the indigo spandrels with foliate panels and flower-heads, in an indigo border of bold polychrome palmettes and meandering vine, between aubergine and deep-red floral meander stripes, outer zigzag stripe, slight losses to each end, some localised areas of wear, one area of wear with a hole
620cm. x 235cm.

Saleroom Notice
Please note that the title should read a Lampa Karabach gallery carpet and not as stated in the catalogue