10 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 72,500
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 25,000
A KASHAN 'MOHTASHAM' RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
7ft.6in. x 4ft.6in. (227cm. x 136cm.)
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A rug with the same design was successfully sold at Sotheby's, Carpets from the Estate of Vojtech Blau, New York, 14 December, 2006, lot 100.
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