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Antique Salyan "Akstafa" long rug, Salyan (Saliani) District, 1870s, Azerbaijan.


AN AKSTAFA LONG RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
 

Price Realized 5,625 ($11,098)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 7572
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
10 April 2008
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
282 - AN AKSTAFA LONG RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
Light overall wear, corroded black with associated touches of repiling, selvages replaced
9ft.5in. x 4ft.2in. (287cm. x 127cm.)