• Oriental and European Rugs & C auction at Christies

    Sale 7752

    Oriental and European Rugs & Carpets

    8 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR PICTORIAL RUG

    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KIRMAN MASHA'IR PICTORIAL RUG
    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
    Depicting famous historical world figures, differential corrosion and minimal wear, otherwise very good condition
    8ft.3in. x 4ft.5in. (251cm. x 135cm.)


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    The inscription cartouche translates: "Images of the great men in the whole world who became known in the world through their good deeds and perfect minds. Long live the good name of those who gave light to the world."


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