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

Fine Oriental and European Rugs and Carpets

Sale: L01342 | Location: London
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 02 May 01 2:00 PM

LOT 25 (of 54)
A Shirvan saph

2,5003,500 GBP
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 4,560 GBP

A Shirvan saph
East Caucasus
dated AH 1328/ 1911 AD
234 by 124 cm., 7 ft. 8 in. by 4 ft. 1 in.
A similar piece can bee seen in the collection of Frank Michaelian's published as plate 30 (XXX), Prayer Rugs by Richard Ettinghausen (ed), The Textile Museum, Washington D.C., 1974.