10 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 20,900
Estimate GBP 17,000 - GBP 22,000
A MESHED CARPET
SIGNED SABER, EAST PERSIA, DATED Sh 1303/1925 AD
18ft. x 14ft.6in. (550cm. x 442cm.)
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1303 is the first year of the new Shamsa calendar introduced by Reza Shah Pahlavi in 1925 AD.
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