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


Sotheby's Sale: W02870 | Location: London, Olympia
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 27 Feb 02 2:00 PM
 

LOT 27 (of 83)
 

Property of Various Owners
W - A Shirvan prayer rug, East Caucasus, circa 1890

1,5002,000 GBP
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 2,820 GBP


measurements: 172 by 95cm., 5ft. 8in. by 3ft. 1in.