• Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction at Christies

    Sale 7845

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    15 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    A KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' PICTORIAL RUG

    CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' PICTORIAL RUG
    CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
    Depicting Jamshid, one of the kings from the Shahnama, minute repair one end, otherwise very good condition
    6ft.9in. x 4ft.5in. (202cm. x 134cm.)


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    The inscription in the pediment reads Jamshid-e Jam (Jamshid the Glorious). The verses around the border commemorate the coronation of Jamshid at Persepolis.

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