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Antique Karabagh pictorial rug, "Atly Itli (Horse & Dog)" design, Azerbaijan

An unusual Karabagh rug, South Caucasus

Price Realized 3,290 ($5,014)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 8782
Carpets, Furniture and Works of Art
7 June 2000
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
An unusual Karabagh rug, South Caucasus
The abrashed camel-light red field with horizontal columns depicting bold horses and dogs together with smaller animals and rosettes, in an ivory angular panel vine border between between zig-zag and barber-pole stripes
253cm. x 130cm.(8ft.4in. x 4ft.3in.)