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AH 1278 (1861 AD) dated Kuba long carpet, Southern Lowland Kuba Region, Shahnazarli-Karagashli Area, Devechi-Shabran District, Azerbaijan.

Lot No: 1259
A Shirvan runner
Caucasus, circa 1870
size approximately 4ft. 2in. x 9ft. 8in.

Sold for $15,600 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Sale 15436 - Bonhams, Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 19 Dec 2007
San Francisco and Los Angeles