25 October 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,250
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A LARGE USHAK CARPET
WEST ANATOLIA, CIRCA 1900
Heavily sun faded on one side, areas of wear, repairs and restorations, losses at both ends
22ft.8in. x 14ft.5in. (690cm. x 440cm.)
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