10 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
A PAIR OF CHINESE PILLAR RUGS
LATE 19TH CENTURY
One with a small corner of moth damage, light surface dirt, otherwise good condition
7ft.3in. x 4ft.9in. (221cm. x 145cm.); 7ft.1in. x 4ft.10in. (215cm. x 147cm.) (2)
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