10 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A PAIR OF KARABAGH RUGS
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890
Reduced from one longer runner, ends rewoven, touches of repiling
Each; 7ft.10in. x 4ft.6in. (238cm. x 137cm.); 7ft.7in. x 4ft.6in. (231cm. x 137cm.) (2)
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