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Antique Kuba Prayer rug, last quarter 19th century, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan


Sotheby's Sale: N07820 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Tue, 01 Oct 02 2:00 PM
LOT 259

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS

3,0005,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 2,689 USD

MEASUREMENTS:approximately 5ft. 2in. by 4ft. 3in. (1.57 by 1.29m.)

DESCRIPTION: circa 1885 remnants of original flatwoven end finishes, oxidized charcoals, reselvaged, small reweaves