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    Sale 7616

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    10 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR CARPET

    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BIN JA'FAR, SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR CARPET
    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BIN JA'FAR, SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
    Overall very good condition
    12ft.10in. x 9ft.5in. (392cm. x 286cm.)


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    The knot count is approximately 11H x 10V per cm. sq.

    It is purported that Muhammad Bin Ja'far (1870-1910) was the father of Abul Kasim Kirmani, another highly regarded Kirmani weaver associated with some of the finest weavings. A similar but much smaller example of Muhammad Bin Ja'far's work sold very recently in these Rooms, 10 April 2008, lot 158 and a further example but from a different cartoon, was sold in these Rooms, 22 April, 1999, lot 51.

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