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Antique Kuba Konagkend rug, last quarter 19th century,  Southern Mountainous  Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 U.S. dollars
Lot Description A KONAGEND RUG
Northeast Caucasus, Last Quarter 19th Century
Approximately 6 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. (190 x 127 cm.)

Sale Title: Christie's, RUGS AND CARPETS
Location New York, Rockefeller Plaza Sale Date Jun 23, 2006
Lot Number 89 Sale Number 1682