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Antique Shirvan or Kuba rug with so called Haji Gaib design, early 20th century, North East Azerbaijan, 136 x 193 cm.

928/3049: Antique Shirvan (hajiqaib) rug, Caucasus. Classical geometrical ornamentation on an ivory field. C. 1900. 193 x 136 cm.
Auction:  Bruun Rasmussen, 928, online auction
Preview: Starting 22 June in Baltikavej
Category: Carpets & rugs
Sold: 6 July 2009 at 6:24 PM
Sold for: kr 8,000 ( 1,050)
Price est.: kr 12,000-15,000 ( 1,600-2,000)