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AH 1310 (1892) & AH 1320 (1902 AD) dated antique Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, Azerbaijan.


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Sotheby's Sale: N07977 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Fri, 02 Apr 04 10:15 AM

LOT 22 (of 119)
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF VANCE N. JORDAN, NEW YORK
A SHIRVAN MARASALI PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,

15,00020,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 31,200 USD

measurements: approximately 5ft. 1in. by 3ft. 11in. (1.55 by 1.19m.)

DATE OF OBJECT: dated 1304 (1886) and 1310 (1892)

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, December 17, 1999, lot 107.

PUBLISHED CONDITION NOTE: original end finishes, partially oxidized browns,