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Antique Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan. 19th century. Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art

Sale 2336 Lot 35. April 22, 2006
Baku Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (minor even wear to center), 5 ft. 5 in. x 4 ft. 4 in.
Estimate: $4,000-6,000