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Early Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan. 19th century.


AN EAST CAUCASIAN RUG
POSSIBLY AKSTAFA, CIRCA 1820

Price Realized (Set Currency) 10,800 ($21,449)
 

Sale Information

Christie's Sale 7390
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
16 April 2007
London, King Street
 

Lot Description

AN EAST CAUCASIAN RUG
POSSIBLY AKSTAFA, CIRCA 1820
Even low wear throughout, scattered
repiling, outer stripe rewoven
9ft.3in. x 4ft.5in. (281cm. x 135cm.)