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Antique Shirvan Prayer rug, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan.


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Sotheby's Sale: N08140 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Fri, 16 Dec 05 10:15 AM
 

LOT 81 (of 217)
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM A COURY
A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,

5,0007,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 16,800 USD

measurements: approximately 4ft. 2in. by 3ft. 8in. (1.27 by 1.12m.)

Description: late 19th century

Condition Note: original braided end finishes with some restiching, minor repiled foldwear, very small reweaves, minor glue residue on reverse