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Antique Kuba Alpan "crab" rug, late 19th century,  Northern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Sale Title: Christie's RUGS AND CARPETS
Location: New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Sale Date: Jun 23, 2006
Lot Number 68
Sale Number 1682

Lot Description A SEYCHOUR RUG
East Caucasus, Circa 1875
Approximately 6 ft. x 3 ft. 8 in. (183 x 112 cm.)

Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 U.S. dollars