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Antique Shirvan rug, Southern Shirvan Region, Salyan (Saliani) District, Azerbaijan


Fine Oriental and European Carpets

Sotheby's Sale: N07749 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Fri, 14 Dec 01 10:15 AM
 

LOT 20 (of 131)
An Akstafa long rug, East Caucasus,

6,0009,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 9,600 USD

Description

An Akstafa long rug, East Caucasus,
circa 1880
oxidized browns, reselvaged, scattered repiling, partially rewoven sides,
approximately 10 ft. 6 in. by 4 ft. 2 in. (3.2 by 1.27 m.)