10 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A NORTH WEST PERSIAN BORDER FRAGMENT
FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
Overall wear, corroded brown, small frayed spots, mounted on panel
11in. x 6ft.6in. (59cm. x 198cm.)
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A smaller fragment from the same carpet, presumably from the opposing end border, is illustrated by F.R.Martin, A History of Oriental Carpets, State and Court Printing Office, Vienna, 1908, pl.xx.
This lot is offered without reserve.VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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