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Antique Shirvan Prayer rug, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan.


Carpets

Sotheby's Sale: N08038 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 16 Dec 04 10:15 AM

LOT 49 (of 161)
A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,

5,0007,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 6,000 USD

measurements: approximately 4ft. 2in. by 3ft. 9in. (1.27 by 1.14m.)

Description: circa 1900

Condition Note: original end finishes, oxidized charcoals