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Antique Shirvan Medallion Gubpa rug, Eastern Azerbaijan.

Sale 18255 - Bonhams, Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 8 Jun 2010
San Francisco and Los Angeles

Lot No: 2276
A Shirvan long carpet
circa 1900
size approximately 3ft. 8in. x 8ft. 9in.

Estimate: $4,500 - 6,500