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Antique Kuba Dragon flatweave rug, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Lot 117
Dragon Soumak Carpet, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, 9 ft. 9 in. x 7 ft.
Estimate $10,000-15,000
Sold for $18,960

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2457 - Lot 117
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art