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Antique Shirvan carpet, Azerbaijan. 19th century


Sotheby's Carpets
New York | 11 Jun 2008 | N08456, LOT 33

PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR
A SHIRVAN RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,
late 19th century

having a kilim-derived design

missing end guard stripes, foldwear, stains, losses to selvages

5,0007,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 5,000 USD
measurements: approximately 6ft. 3in. by 4ft. 2in. (1.90 by 1.27m.)
Description: late 19th century