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


AN AKSTAFA RUNNER
LATE 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized 2,271 ($3,028)

 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 2646
FURNITURE CLOCKS CARPETS SCULPTURE AND WORKS OF ART
14 - 15 December 2004
Amsterdam
 

Lot Description
68-AN AKSTAFA RUNNER
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Some localised areas of slight wear, loss of outer guard stripe to one end
290 cm. x 114 cm.