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Early  Shirvan palmette carpet, Azerbaijan, Khanate Period, late 18th century. Carpets from the Estate of Vojtech Blau

 

Sotheby's Sale: N08291 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 14 Dec 06 10:00 AM
 

LOT 98 (of 106)
A CAUCASIAN 'SHIELD' CARPET,

100,000150,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 108,000 USD

measurements: approximately 8ft. 10in. by 5ft. 3in. (2.69 by 1.60m.)

Description: circa 1800

Condition Note: remnants of upper kilim end finish, foldwear, scattered repiling and small reweaves, partial end guard borders, reselvaged