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    Sale 12187

    Opulence

    10 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    A BAKHTIARI CARPET

    WEST PERSIA, POSSIBLY DATED AH 1332/1915 AD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BAKHTIARI CARPET
    WEST PERSIA, POSSIBLY DATED AH 1332/1915 AD
    With an inscription cartouche
    Approximately 19 ft. 9 in. x 15 ft. 9 in. (602 cm. x 480 cm.)


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    The inscription cartouche reads: Farmayesh Agha-ye Morteza Gholi Khani Bakhtiari.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND