• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 560

    A LARGE KIRMAN CARPET

    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE KIRMAN CARPET
    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
    The field with a lattice of apricot, indigo and light blue lozenges each containing angular floral sprays flanking a small medallion, in an ivory arabesque and flowering vine border with inner light blue palmette meander and indigo palmette and slit-palmette vine stripes and pale apricot floral meander minor stripes, replaced selvages, possible loss of guard stripes, otherwise very good condition
    29 ft. 11 in. x 16 ft. (912 cm. x 488 cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Doris Leslie Blau, New York.