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Antique Eastern Azerbaijan rug, possibly Salyan (Saliani) District, Azerbaijan


AN AKSTAFA RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
 

Price Realized 2,000 ($3,386)
Price includes buyer's premium
Estimate
3,000 - 5,000
($5,175 - $8,625)
 

Sale Information

Christie's Sale 7616
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
10 October 2008
London, King Street

Lot Description
AN AKSTAFA RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
Part natural camel hair, light wear, corroded black, scattered repiling and restoration, a repaired tear, selvages replaced, ends rewoven
6ft.10in. x 2ft.11in. (208cm. x 89cm.)