15 April 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 21,250
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000
A KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' PICTORIAL RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
A few minute repairs along the edges on each side and one end, otherwise very good condition
7ft.2in. x 4ft.5in. (218cm. x 135cm.)
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The inscriptions around the border are verses about Bahram Gur, probably from the Haft Paikar of Nizami.
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