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Antique Shirvan long rug, Southern Shirvan region, possibly Salyan District. Azerbaijan


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

LOT 271 (of 132)
A SHIRVAN RUNNER, EAST CAUCASUS,

6,0008,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 7,170 USD
 

MEASUREMENTS
approximately 8ft. 4in. by 3ft. 3in. (2.54 by 0.99m.)

DESCRIPTION
circa 1890 oxidized charcoals, small reweaves