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Antique Caucasian Baku rug, Azerbaijan, attributed to "Shirvan" here, late 19th century.

Sale 47T, Lot No. 40, Nagel Auktionen

Lot 40
Shirvan, Caucasus, ca. 1880. Localised wear, sides damaged, overall good condition.
Size 155 x 110 cm
Description: (German only) 155 x 110 cm (71779008)
Additional Information: (German only) Kantenschäden, stellenweise dünn, insgesamt guter Zustand.
Estimate 1000,-