25 October 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 24,500
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' PICTORIAL RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
Depicting Nasir al-Din Shah on horseback, overall excellent condition
8ft.4in. x 5ft. (253cm. x 152cm.)
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This rug was commissioned by Haji Muhammad Ja'far  07 (AD 1889-90).
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