• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 61

    A KASHAN CARPET

    CENTRAL PERSIA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KASHAN CARPET
    Central Persia, Early 20th Century
    Approximately 9 ft. 1 in. (277 cm.) x 5 ft. 10 in. (178 cm.)


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    The drawing of this Kashan carpet is very unusual and according to family lore, it was specifically woven as a wedding gift for the current owner's grandmother, supporting the idea that it is a unique example of this design.

    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of an Italian Nobleman