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1270 (1854) dated antique Shirvan Marasali Kabistan prayer rug / namazlyg, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. Sotheby's


Sothbey's Sale: N08563 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 10 Jun 09 10:00 AM
 

LOT 40 (of 87)
A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS
dated 1270 (1854)

8,00012,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 8,125 USD

measurements: approximately 3ft. 8in. by 3ft. 1in. (1.12 by 0.94m.)