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Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Thu, 14 Dec 06 2:00 PM
 

LOT 306 (of 187)
A CAUCASIAN PALMETTE AND SICKLE-LEAF GALLERY CARPET,

40,00060,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 72,000 USD

MEASUREMENTS
approximately 19ft. 9in. by 7ft. 6in. (6.02 by 2.29m.)

DESCRIPTION
18th century

Condition Note: rewoven ends, minor repiled foldwear, oxidized browns, reselvaged

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described in our catalogue. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSION CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.