• Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction at Christies

    Sale 7845

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    15 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR CARPET

    BY MUHAMMAD IBN JA'FAR, SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1910

    Price Realised  

    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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