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

Lot: 31
Akstafa rug: A pretty Akstafa with four star medallions, mythological birds arranged in pairs, flowering trees and many filler motifs. The white-ground border shows a leaf and calyx design rather than the typical hooks. Original finishes all around, good overall condition.
Origin: South East Caucasus
Size: 281 x 126 cm
Age: Ca. 1900
Estimate: 4.200,00

Rippon Boswell
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010 at 03 PM