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Christie's Antique Kuba ZEJWA RUG, possibly woven in the northern Kuba Region, not in Zejwa / Zeyve or Alikhanly villages. Azerbaijan, last quarter 19th century, 129 x 183cm

Price Realized $4,780

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 1448
European and Oriental carpets
15 December 2004
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Lot Description
East Caucasus, Last Quarter 19th Century
Having three enlarged serrated medallions on the deep walnut brown field within the ivory and indigo running dog border
Approximately 6 ft. x 4 ft. 3 in. (183 cm. x 129 cm.)