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Antique Shirvan or Baku carpet, Caucasus, Azerbaijan.


Sotheby's Sale: N08038 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 16 Dec 04 10:15 AM
 

LOT 48 (of 161)
A SHIRVAN LONG RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,

4,0006,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 4,800 USD

MEASUREMENTS: approximately 8ft. 5in. by 4ft. 3in. (2.57 by 1.29m.)

DESCRIPTION: late 19th century

Condition Note: outer borders generally rewoven, rewoven and repiled areas,