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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 402

    A LARGE NINGXIA CARPET

    NORTH CHINA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE NINGXIA CARPET
    NORTH CHINA, CIRCA 1900
    Full pile throughout, naturally corroded brown, a couple of faint surface spot marks, two short crease lines, reduced in width, overall good condition
    23 ft. x 26 ft. 4 ft. (701 x 802 cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Yves Mikaeloff, Paris, 1988.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A GENEVA PENTHOUSE DECORATED BY NYFFELER
    (lots 81, 109-110 & 395-407)