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An interesting antique Caucasian Kuba Syrt Chichi rug, Kuba district, Azerbaijan, 1880's. 187 x 114 cm

Lot 30
Chi-Chi Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (slight wear to center), 6 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 9 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,585

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