15 April 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 43,250
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
A KIRMAN MASHA'IR CARPET
BY MUHAMMAD IBN JA'FAR, SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1910
Signed at base of field, very slight localised wear, otherwise very good condition
10ft.9in. x 7ft.5in. (329cm. x 226cm.)
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The inscription in the pediment roughly translates "Long live the name of those who gave light to the world, may they always remain the great ones of the world".
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