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Antique Salyan "Akstafa" Bird rug, Southern Shirvan Region, Salyan (Saliani) District, Azerbaijan. Late 19th century.


CARPETS FROM THE BARBARA ZIDELL SEDLIN FAMILY COLLECTION

Sotheby's Sale: N08532 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Tue, 03 Mar 09 10:00 AM
 

LOT 30 (of 51)

AN AKSTAFA LONG RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,
circa 1890
original end finishes, good condition, oxidized browns

12,00018,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 16,250 USD

MEASUREMENTS: approximately 9ft. by 4in. (2.74 by 1.22m.)

DESCRIPTION
circa 1890

original end finishes, good condition, oxidized browns