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Antique Kuba Seychour rug, late 19th century, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Lot: 5
Zeikhur Miniature Carpet The white field is decorated with a diamond lattice design containing small stepped polygons with crosses at their centres. Exclusively made for personal use, such miniature carpets rarely reached the trade, and are thus little known in the West. Very good condition, original finishes all around.

Origin: East Caucasus, Kuba
Size: 31 x 32 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 950

Rippon Boswell
Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM