• Oriental and European Rugs & C auction at Christies

    Sale 7752

    Oriental and European Rugs & Carpets

    8 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR PICTORIAL CARPET

    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR PICTORIAL CARPET
    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
    Depicting the rulers of Iran from prehistory to the Sassanians, as identified in the Shahnama, minute patch of repiling at one end, two corners each with minimal repair, a few very faint stains, otherwise very good condition
    11ft.10in. x 9ft. (360cm. x 274cm.)


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    The inscription cartouche translates: "Portraits of the first ancient sultans who captured countries. The head of all kings was Kayumarth and Iran."

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