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Antique Shirvan Pictorial rug, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. Late 19th century.


A PICTORIAL SHIRVAN RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized £2,500 ($4,933)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 7572
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
10 April 2008
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
A PICTORIAL SHIRVAN RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Depicting Tsar Nicolas II and members of the Russia Royal family, light wear, two small repairs, selvages rebound
4ft.4in. x 3ft.10in. (131cm. x 117cm.)