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Early Kuba Floral rug, Azerbaijan.


Lot 34 / Sale 7078
AN EAST CAUCASIAN LONG RUG
MID 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized 11,400 ($19,916)

Sale Information
Christies Sale 7078
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
13 October 2005
London, King Street

Lot Description
AN EAST CAUCASIAN LONG RUG
MID 19TH CENTURY
Areas of wear and corrosion, severe in a couple of places, selvages replaced, ends missing knots but secured

12ft.4in. x 4ft.5in. (376cm. x 135cm.)
Special Notice
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Notes
This very elegant runner has medallions that relate it to a group of Kurdish rugs a number of which bear dates from the mid-nineteenth century. One from the James D. Burns Collection was sold in these Rooms, 18 October 2001, lot 281; the note to that lot gives references to five further related examples.